Current Economic Outlook Mixed
Good News Bad News
Gasoline is getting cheaper by the day. Your car is about to be repossessed.
New car prices are lower than they’ve You can’t get a car loan.
been in years.
Credit card interest rates are moving You’re still paying “over-the-limit” fees.
Housing prices are growing more You now need a job to qualify
affordable. for a mortgage loan.
Bank savings and deposits are insured Your savings never exceeded
to $250,000. $1,000 anyway—and you’ve recently spent all
Stock prices are at historic lows. You can’t “short” your 401(k).
Technology-related merchandise You’re struggling just to keep
is getting cheaper. the cable service turned on.
Grocery prices are stabilizing. You still can’t afford dog food.
We’re about to elect a new President. You’re about to elect to forgo insurance.
Bargains are sure to abound this holiday Booze won’t be one of them.