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How important are households' expectations for spending?

Phil Bunn, Lizzie Drapper, Alice Pugh and Jeremy Rowe.

If the car you’re thinking of buying may be £500 cheaper in six months’ time, why not wait until then to buy it? 1,480 more words


30 May 2015 (AFR, Reuters) - Japan's consumer gloom clouds BOJ's optimism

(30 May 2015, AFR, p13, By Leika Kihara, Reuters)

‘Spending by Japanese households slumped unexpectedly in April and consumer inflation came in roughly flat, casting doubt on the central bank’s view that a steady economic recovery will help move inflation toward its ambitious 2 percent target. 41 more words

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4-person Singapore Households Spend S$1,250 a Month On Essentials: Survey

A four-person household in Singapore spends an average of S$1,250 per month on essential needs such as food, clothing and shelter, says Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Lee Yi Shyan. 145 more words


Money Makeover Budget

At the start of any Money Makeover is the budget process.  Stay with me.  Breathe deeply.  It’s just a blog post.

If I don’t plan out where the money goes for which I am responsible, it will go where it wants, as fast as it wants.  829 more words


Financial Habits and Net Worth

You already know that our financial habits determine our financial fate.  If we avoid credit card debt, spend less than we earn and create a financial buffer against the unexpected, we tend to thrive financially.  396 more words