Spending

News and Articles About Spending

Brace Yourself for a Below-Average Christmas
Retail

Brace Yourself for a Below-Average Christmas

Gallup's spending survey seems to put coal in the stockings of retailers.
Ray Hennessey
The 'FOMO Epidemic' and Why It Matters to Millennial-Hungry Businesses
Millennials

The 'FOMO Epidemic' and Why It Matters to Millennial-Hungry Businesses

Nearly 70 percent of millennials experience 'fear of missing out' – and it's influencing their purchasing decisions.
Kate Taylor
Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse
Venture Capital

Venture Capitalists Can Be a Blessing or a Curse

When entrepreneurs opt for this type of investment, they run the risk of losing control.
David Richards
One Excuse You Should Never Give Your Employees
Leadership

One Excuse You Should Never Give Your Employees

Business owners should always avoid making excuses, but business coach Lindsay Broder says this one can really annoy your staff.
Jason Fell
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Owning a Home Is Getting More Expensive
Real estate

Owning a Home Is Getting More Expensive

The estimated monthly house payment for a median-priced, three-bedroom home purchased at the end of 2013 was a whopping 21 percent higher than it was at the end of 2012, according to RealtyTrac.
Diana Olick
Look for Even More Megamergers in 2014
Mergers

Look for Even More Megamergers in 2014

Experts say that deals like Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp are just the beginning for megamergers in 2014.
Patti Domm
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
Sujan Patel
6 Attention-Grabbing Direct Mail Designs
Direct Mail

6 Attention-Grabbing Direct Mail Designs

When planning your direct mail campaign, choosing the right design is crucial. These tips can help you select the one that works best for you.
Craig Simpson
How to Be Smart About Your Spending in 2014 (Infographic)
Finance

How to Be Smart About Your Spending in 2014 (Infographic)

Many small-business owners have indicated they are going to be spending more money this year than last. If you are one of them, be sure you do so wisely.
Catherine Clifford
How Consumers Contributed to the Shipping Nightmare on Christmas
Growth Strategies

How Consumers Contributed to the Shipping Nightmare on Christmas

UPS and FedEx messed up Christmas deliveries. But lost in the complaints are important changes in American buying that all businesses need to recognize.
Ray Hennessey
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million
Finance

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
Lyneka Little
The 15 Countries Spending the Most on Business Travel
Growth Strategies

The 15 Countries Spending the Most on Business Travel

Global spending on business travel is expected to reach $1.12 trillion this year, according to a new report. Here's a look at the countries spending the most.
Catherine Clifford
Millennials and Money: A Look at How Young People Shop and Spend in America (Infographic)
Entrepreneurs

Millennials and Money: A Look at How Young People Shop and Spend in America (Infographic)

Young people tend to shop more than their older counterparts, and they use technology as they shop in greater numbers too. Here, check out other striking stats on millennials' shopping habits.
Diana Ransom
Why Stretching the Budget Is Worth It
Finance

Why Stretching the Budget Is Worth It

Going with the lowest cost option isn't always the best choice. Here's how to make value-based decisions.
Erika Napoletano