spending

Spending to pay out (money) in buying or hiring goods or services
Fed Says Consumers See Higher-for-Longer Inflation
Fed Says Consumers See Higher-for-Longer Inflation
May 13, 2024  |  Consumer Insights

Consumers are girding for inflation to settle in over the long haul. But they intend to keep spending. As reported on Monday (May 13), the  Federal...

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Savings Rates Pressured as Consumer Spending Outpaces Disposable Personal Income Growth
Savings Rates Pressured as Consumer Spending Outpaces Disposable Personal Income Growth
April 26, 2024  |  Economy

The latest data on personal consumption notes that spending is outpacing the growth in disposable income. And as a result, consumers are dipping into savings...

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60% of New Amex Accounts Are Opened by Gen Z, Millennials
60% of New Amex Accounts Are Opened by Gen Z, Millennials
April 19, 2024  |  Earnings

Younger, affluent consumers are showing notable resilience when it comes to spending on experiences and travel — and using their credit cards to do so....

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Retailers Set Sights on High-Income Shoppers’ Generous Fashion Budgets
Retailers Set Sights on High-Income Shoppers’ Generous Fashion Budgets
March 27, 2024  |  Retail

As retailers look to drive loyalty with high-income consumers, apparel and accessories emerge as a key point of entry for winning the biggest earners. The...

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Cracking the Customer Loyalty Code: Flexible Programs Tailored to Everyday Needs
Cracking the Customer Loyalty Code: Flexible Programs Tailored to Everyday Needs
February 06, 2024  |  Loyalty & Rewards

Len Covello, chief technology officer of Engage People, told PYMNTS in an interview that merchants are going to need to fine-tune, and in some cases overhaul,...

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Consumers Temper Their Spending Plans Despite Slowing Inflation
Consumers Temper Their Spending Plans Despite Slowing Inflation
January 08, 2024  |  Economy

Consumers expect the punishing pace of inflation to decline in the months and years ahead. But they’re reigning in their spending plans, too — a...

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More Than Half of Gen Zs Would Rather Spend Money Than Save Money
More Than Half of Gen Zs Would Rather Spend Money Than Save Money
December 07, 2023  |  Personal Finance

Living paycheck to paycheck continues to be a predominant financial lifestyle in the United States, with millions of consumers grappling with the difficulty of setting...

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60% of Cash-Strapped Consumers Still Splurge on Nonessentials
60% of Cash-Strapped Consumers Still Splurge on Nonessentials
October 06, 2023  |  Consumer Finance

In today’s consumer-driven society, it is not uncommon for individuals, even those living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to pay bills, to indulge in occasional...

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Spend Platform Brex Taps Airwallex as It Plans Global Expansion
Spend Platform Brex Taps Airwallex as It Plans Global Expansion
July 19, 2023  |  Spend Management

Payments platform Airwallex says it is helping FinTech Brex with its worldwide expansion. “In today’s economic climate, every business is navigating two competing interests: expanding...

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