This monthly report details consumer attitudes and buying intentions, with data available by age, income, and region.
Importantly, the gains were widespread across all major socioeconomic subgroups.
The Expectations Index reached its highest level since Julylargely due to more favorable prospects for jobs and incomes see the chart. Despite a lessening of expected gains in nominal incomes in September, inflation expectations also declined, acting to offset concerns about declining living standards.
Consumers anticipated continued growth in the economy that would produce more jobs and an even lower unemployment rate during the year ahead. While consumers were somewhat more likely to anticipate that the economic expansion would continue uninterrupted over the next five years, nearly as many expected another downturn sometime in the next five years.
The largest problem cited on the economic horizon involved the anticipated negative impact from tariffs. Concerns about the negative impact of tariffs on the domestic economy were spontaneously mentioned by nearly one-third of all consumers in the past three months, up from one-in-five in the prior four months.New research report on the geography of credit invisibility SEP 19, More than 1-in-5 consumers had telecommunications-related collections on their consumer report in the past 5 years AUG 22, New research report on student loan repayment and broader household borrowing JUN 29, Newsroom Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to.
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BCFP released a new research report on the geographic patterns of credit invisibility. Consumers who are “credit invisible” have no credit histories. This is the third in a series of Bureau studies on consumers with limited credit histories.
Measuring Broadband America Fixed Broadband Report A Report on Consumer Fixed Broadband Performance in the United States. Consumer sentiment posted a robust rise in early September, reaching , the second highest level since only behind the March reading of