In January, consumer confidence in Arizona rose to its highest level (62.8) since May 2008 (73.4) and planned consumer spending is up in three of five consumer durable goods categories. The latest poll by the Behavior Research Center, Inc., found renewed confidence regarding consumer assessment of … [Read more...] about Arizona Consumer Confidence Rising
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In turbulent times, what is our survival strategy? Are things getting better or worse? Should we save, spend, or chuck it all and run for the Peaks? Reading today’s economy is not easy. Perpetual ups and downs, sometimes in the same week, demonstrate that the roller coaster has not stopped, even if … [Read more...] about From Coffee to Construction: Are We Saving or Spending?