The juggernaut known as ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ hasn’t just been a boon for its publisher — the bondage-themed erotic novel has also brought a welcome surge of business to sex toy shops, clothing retailers and even hardware stores.
If you love going to the movies but are on a limited budget, this will give you cause for celebration: hundreds of theaters across the US will be selling tickets to selected movies and showings for just $1 this summer.
Americans may have fewer entertainment dollars to spend these days, but according to new attendance estimates, they seem to be spending more of them at theme parks — and the Harry Potter phenomenon has a lot to do with it.
Once upon a time, people used credit cards as back-up funds, tapping into them only when an unforeseen emergency arose. But now, thanks to the current state of the economy, a staggering number of consumers are using their cards for routine bills like mortgages and groceries.
Student loan debt may be skyrocketing, but the students themselves will likely leave school with some nice presents — a new survey shows Americans will spend almost $5 billion on graduation gifts this year.
All things being equal, you might think that everyone pays the same amount for car insurance, mortgages and health care coverage. But that’s not the case. Your gender, income and sometimes even your race can have a lot to do with how much you’re charged.