(the justified sinner)

What Purchases Should You Make And Avoid In January?

Are you in the market for a new television, some furniture, a gaming console, or new winter clothes? It might seem like the post-holiday sales frenzy is the perfect time to shop for all of these items, but that isn’t necessarily the case. [More]

What You Bought in January and How It Hurt Millions

What You Bought in January and How It Hurt Millions

Yo, lured out to the stores by the warmest January in more than a century, you blithely spent at a rapid clip that outpaced your income.

Consumer Price Index: Hello, Ms. January

Consumer Price Index: Hello, Ms. January

With feverish paws, we unsheathed the latest Consumer Price Index report (C.P.I.), released this morning, from its brown package. Flipping quickly to the middle our eyes roamed over Ms. January C.P.I.’s rising crests of .8%.