Theory that seniors don’t spend, no longer true

June 29, 2015, by John Norris

Everyone knows how important consumer spending is the U.S. economy. However, we are getting older as a country, and people tend to spend less as they age, or at least that is what I remember from school. So, with an aging consumer, how can the U.S. really grow at previous rates? The elderly are spending more money than ever. But do their expenditures have the same overall effect, as say those of someone in their thirties? (Link...

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Statistics on small businesses can be misleading

February 17, 2015, by John Norris

I have read small businesses account for most of the job growth in the United States. I have also read entrepreneurial activity has been going down as the economy has stabilized after the recession. So, how can we have slower business start-ups and increasing job growth? Am I missing something?... Your question deserves a PhD level thesis, and not a 600-word newspaper column...Read the full article as previously published in the Montgomery Advertiser Saturday Feb...

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