Consumer

US consumer sentiment rises despite turmoil

Consumer sentiment in the US is riding high on a tide of good economic news, despite political turmoil at home and inflamed geopolitical tensions abroad. Analysts said consumers remain confident despite catastrophic storms, deepening political alienation, violent marches and talk of war — things that might otherwise make households cut spending and hunker down for safety — because such events ...

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Rockland Resident Becomes County’s Director of Consumer Protection

From Rockland County Executive: Rockland County Executive Ed Day has named Judi Hunderfund director of the Department of Consumer Protection.The Rockland County Legislature approved the appointment at its Tuesday meeting. Hunderfund, a chemical engineer, has worked for the County for 30 years, most recently as director of Environmental Public Health in the Rockland County Department of Health.”Judi’s analytical skills and ...

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Bankers anxious over consumer reactions to Equifax breach

US lenders are concerned their consumer loan and credit card businesses could be stymied if large numbers of people lock or freeze their credit reports to protect themselves in the wake of the Equifax Inc hack. Equifax said on Wednesday it “will let consumers easily lock and unlock access to their Equifax credit files” by the end of January. The pledge ...

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Millennials don’t connect with consumer brands such as Procter, Colgate

Ken Fisher, Special to USA TODAY Published 7:00 a.m. ET Oct. 1, 2017 CLOSE One in five young women say they became concerned about wrinkles before hitting their mid-twenties. Buzz60’s Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the details. Buzz60 Ken Fisher is the founder and Executive Chairman of Fisher Investments, author of 11 books, four New York Times Bestsellers, is a Financial ...

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