Money/Finance Archive

  • From Millennials to Baby Boomers and singles to moms, TCW’s experts explore who’s spending, what they’re buying and how much they’re willing to pay.     Diane Swonk, chief economist...

    Who’s Spending Now?

    From Millennials to Baby Boomers and singles to moms, TCW’s experts explore who’s spending, what they’re buying and how much they’re willing to pay.     Diane Swonk, chief economist...

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  • The Baby Boomer generation is 76 million strong and spends more money than any other age group. But to marketers, they’re invisible. Baby Boomers are all grown up. But as...

    Fifty Shades of Silver

    The Baby Boomer generation is 76 million strong and spends more money than any other age group. But to marketers, they’re invisible. Baby Boomers are all grown up. But as...

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  • They’re single, affluent, ambitious…and these women – age 25 to 40 – are spending big bucks. I’ve spent nearly two decades researching, detecting and monitoring trends impacting female consumer behavior....

    The Diamond Collective

    They’re single, affluent, ambitious…and these women – age 25 to 40 – are spending big bucks. I’ve spent nearly two decades researching, detecting and monitoring trends impacting female consumer behavior....

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  • A new trend in marketing, kids are now engaged in adult brands and activities more than ever before. As a long-time Chicago commuter, there’s not much that stops me in...

    The Mini Me Effect

    A new trend in marketing, kids are now engaged in adult brands and activities more than ever before. As a long-time Chicago commuter, there’s not much that stops me in...

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  • Today’s Millennial (born between 1980 and 2000) is a different type of consumer. Millennials rent, instead of buy, everything from homes to vehicles. They watched as their families lost homes,...

    Millennials: The Cautious Spenders

    Today’s Millennial (born between 1980 and 2000) is a different type of consumer. Millennials rent, instead of buy, everything from homes to vehicles. They watched as their families lost homes,...

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  • Projections indicate an impressive, continued growth in e-commerce. Now more than ever, our lives have become consistently hectic. Twenty-four hours never seem long enough to complete our daily tasks. So,...

    What’s Next? Shopping

    Projections indicate an impressive, continued growth in e-commerce. Now more than ever, our lives have become consistently hectic. Twenty-four hours never seem long enough to complete our daily tasks. So,...

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  • We must unify our region, drive job growth, mobilize support for key industry sectors and create a more sustainable future for our children and grandchildren. A few years ago, if...

    What’s Next? Economics

    We must unify our region, drive job growth, mobilize support for key industry sectors and create a more sustainable future for our children and grandchildren. A few years ago, if...

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  • Founder/CEO/Chairman, Loop Capital What an office – a literal visual feast! Mr. Reynolds’ office has a panoramic view of downtown Chicago. Then there’s an authentic African sculpture (a gift from...

    James Reynolds, Jr.

    Founder/CEO/Chairman, Loop Capital What an office – a literal visual feast! Mr. Reynolds’ office has a panoramic view of downtown Chicago. Then there’s an authentic African sculpture (a gift from...

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  • Women are outperforming men in the job market recovery. Overall employment among women is at an all-time high, according to the Department of Labor, as female workers have recovered all the...

    4 Financial Tips for Women

    Women are outperforming men in the job market recovery. Overall employment among women is at an all-time high, according to the Department of Labor, as female workers have recovered all the...

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  • What you need to know before you commit. As June’s sorority of brides takes their walk down the aisle, no detail has been overlooked: They’ve planned the perfect wedding, but...

    The New Love Deal

    What you need to know before you commit. As June’s sorority of brides takes their walk down the aisle, no detail has been overlooked: They’ve planned the perfect wedding, but...

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