Consumer

US Cannabis Finance

While there is a constant debate among policy and lawmakers about the possible impacts of cannabis in society and the health effects on its users, things seem to be different in Economics. As far as the [...]

National Debt Relief Talks Advantages Of Debit Cards Over Credit Cards

National Debt Relief described some of the benefits of using debit cards over credit cards in an article titled “6 Ways Debit Cards Are Better Than Credit Cards” , which explains why there are times it is [...]

NONPROFIT OR “FOR PURPOSE” — WHERE DOES YOUR ORGANIZATION BELONG?

By Donna Tschiffely, Executive Director, Direct Marketing Association of Washington News reports of non-profit executives traveling first class or spending lavishly on conferences and retreats get a lot of attention, often rightly so.  No one, in or [...]

Philanthropy: Make Your Mother Proud

By:  Tiffany Neill, Co-Chair and Pam Larmee, Co-Chair No matter how old we get, or what status we achieve in life, we always want to make our mothers proud. Recently, we had the opportunity to meet [...]

LESS THAN HALF OF U.S. HOUSEHOLDS REPORT GOOD SAVINGS , SAYS 9TH ANNUAL AMERICA SAVES WEEK SURVEY

The ninth annual America Saves Week survey has found that only two-fifths (40%) of U.S. households report good or excellent progress in “meeting their savings needs.”   This widespread lack of savings progress is consistent with responses [...]

‘Conspicuous conservation’ a factor in socially responsible product innovation

Companies may a bigger incentive to invest in developing socially responsible products if it means those who eventually buy them can stand a little taller than those who don’t, says new research. Consumers do not only [...]

PayEase Now Supports Apple Pay in China

China’s independent third-party payment platform, PayEase now supports business apps that accept payment through Apple Pay. With Apple Pay, there will be more consumers using this platform for the payment of mobile purchases. As a partner, PayEase [...]

Customers Want Their Banks to Know Them Better

A new report called, Omnichannel and Branch Banking: Making It Personal, reveals that consumers want their financial institution to know them better. The survey suggests that 3 in 4 U.S. adults own smartphones or tablets, and 70% of them [...]

2-Year-Old Cancer Survivor and Amputee Adopts Amputee Kitten

A two-year-old cancer survivor with an amputated arm got a special gift this holiday season – a kitten.  But, it was not a regular kitten, it was a kitty who also had an amputated limb. Matt [...]

Top 25 Black Friday Deals Leaked by Online Coupon Company

Couponer, FattWallet has leaked its Top 25 Black Friday Deals List.  The company reviewed more than 50,000 sale items from Black Friday ads and Thanksgiving Sales that have leaked publicly. “Stores are incentivizing Black Friday deals [...]