Five Things To Buy In July

Five Things To Buy In July

Here’s five things to pick up in July because they’re cheaper right now: butter, paint, suits, furniture, and big appliances. Here’s why: [More]

Splurge Of The Day: $7,500 Shirt On "Sale" At Ted Baker

Splurge Of The Day: $7,500 Shirt On "Sale" At Ted Baker

James Bond-outfitter Ted Baker has a 50% sale going on right now. And at these ‘sale’ prices you’d pretty much have to steal from an international criminal to afford this one…

Consumer Confidence Drops Even Lower — But Is The Recession Really To Blame?

Consumer Confidence Drops Even Lower — But Is The Recession Really To Blame?

Well, after a quick, hi-energy burst of enthusiasm in the spring, we’re back in the doldrums. The consumer confidence index is down to 49.3, below its May level of 54.8. (A level of 90 would indicate a “solid” economy.) And June sales figures due out next week are expected to show a fairly dismal 6% decline since May.