Tag Archives: Consumers

Are Mutual Funds Bad for U.S. Consumers?

Nearly half of American households have staked their financial futures in diversified asset pools called mutual funds—to the tune of $22 trillion, according to a recent estimate. In the process of building these funds, mutual fund companies have become the largest … Continue reading

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How Can Bankruptcy Benefit Real Estate Investors and Consumers?

Last week attorney Richard Symmes had the opportunity to be on one of our favorite podcasts for real estate investing, the Seattle Investors Club Podcast. In the episode you will learn about attorney Richard Symmes’ background and experience in bankruptcy … Continue reading

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Consumers Should Not Be Penalized From Buying Less Power From Their Utility

An important bill just cleared its first major hurdle to becoming law in the State of California.  The Solar Bill of Rights (SB 288), a bipartisan bill co-authored by State Senators Weiner (D) and Nielsen (R), was the brainchild of … Continue reading

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Consumers largely unaware of fake reviews problem on Amazon

Search Engine Land: “Multiple sources have concluded Amazon has a growing fake-reviews problem. Yet the majority of consumers appear to be unaware of it, according to new consumer survey data from CPC Strategy (part of Elite SEM)…Fake reviews problem not subsiding. Multiple third … Continue reading

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Consumers Slightly Less Optimistic about Personal Finances and the Economy

  On February 11, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic Data released the January 2019 Survey of Consumer Expectations, which shows that while short- and medium- term inflation expectations were unchanged, households were generally less optimistic … Continue reading

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