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Countries Household Spending by the World Bank

Country Income-Category based on Household Spending (2015 & 2016). Open data from the World Bank (data.worldbank.org/indicator/NE.CON.PRVT.PC.KD) visualized by City Wellness Atlas (citywellnessatlas.ca… 27 more words

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8 Mar 2018 (AFR) - GDP growth cools on weaker export shipments, but spending surges

(8 March 2018, AFR, p1, by Jacob Greber)

‘A surprise surge of household shopping kept the economy afloat last quarter, challenging the near constant roar of complaint from legacy retailers about the nation’s soft consumer base. 53 more words

1.Market Observations

Using a Financial Road Map: Tracking your Personal Spending

I was going through the contents of the glove box of our family vehicle the other day. There—how quaint! —was a road map.  It was very worn, tattered in fact, evidence of the number of family trips we made over the years.  654 more words

Consumer Interest

7 Sept 2017 (TheAge) - National Accounts show GDP buoyed by spending unsupported by wages

(7 September 2017, The Age, p7, Peter Martin)

‘Household spending is growing faster than household income, and has been for five quarters; the longest unsupported boom in spending since before the global financial crisis. 58 more words

1.Market Observations

10 Ways to Cut Household Spending

  1. DIY Soaps and cleansers. Laundry detergent, surface cleaners, toilet bowl cleaner, shower cleaner, and glass cleaner have a lot of the same ingredients. So, buying them in bulk and making your own saves big!
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14 June 2017 (AFR) - 'Tough' retail outlook triggers calls for personal tax cuts

(14 June 2017, AFR, p3, by Sue Mitchell)

‘The weak outlook for retail spending has prompted renewed calls for personal tax cuts to offset rising household debt, anaemic wages growth and higher living costs. 49 more words

1.Market Observations

We are shopping less, but buying more

One of the things I realised soon after marriage, is that my wife and I share different strategies when it comes to grocery shopping. I like to stock up, buying bulk on the cheap, while she prefers to visit the store more frequently, acquiring only what is necessary for the next few days. 873 more words

South Africa