How To Spend Your Tax RefundThe best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
Poll: Americans Embrace 'Do-It-Yourself' Lifestyle In 2012According to a recently released poll, 2012 is shaping up to be the year of “do-it-yourself” among American consumers.
Businesses Optimistic While Waiting For Final Holiday NumbersThe Michigan Retail Index showed sales in November pushed the Index up for the fifth straight month -- to its highest point of the year.
Economy May Be Down But Indulging In Luxuries Is NotWhile the economy has been slow and some say there could be a new recession, that's not stopping some people from indulging in some little luxuries.
Differences Emerge In Michigan Budget PlansGovernor wants budget complete by end of May. Lawmakers say the plans are a work in progress and are likely to change.
Gas Or Easter Baskets? Economics May Come Into Play This SeasonYou're paying about $1.10 more a gallon at the gas pump than you were a year ago. Will you spend less on Easter as a result?
Will High Gas Prices Affect Travel, Retail Spending?With the statewide average near $4 a gallon for gasoline, concern is rising in tourism and retail on how the higher costs will affect their industries this summer.
February Consumer Spending Up, But There's A CatchThe Commerce Department says consumer spending rose seven-tenths of a percent last month.
Earmarks: $12-M Michigan Project Slashed From Spending Bill Democrats controlling the Senate have abandoned a 1,924-page catchall spending measure that's laced with home-state pet projects known as earmarks and that would have provided another $158 billion for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Black Friday Sales Up Slightly
Prez Calls For Earmark Reform, GOP Calls For Ban
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