Not everyone is planning to spend money on gifts this holiday season

Not everyone is planning to spend money on gifts this holiday season

A recent Deloitte survey on the upcoming holiday shopping season finds that overall spending is expected to be up compared to last year. But that depends heavily on higher-income households. Many lower-income households are approaching the season differently. Last year, about 5% of people said they didn’t plan to spend any money on holiday gifts … Read more

Planning, buying early encouraged to save money on Thanksgiving dinner

Planning, buying early encouraged to save money on Thanksgiving dinner

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – It may seem early to start talking about budgeting for Thanksgiving dinner preparation, but some say you should start planning and buying now to save money.The American Farm Bureau Federation reported last year the average American family paid about $60.11 for the entire Thanksgiving meal. But that was at the height … Read more

Planning organization rejects giving money to Loop Trolley

Planning organization rejects giving money to Loop Trolley

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis’ planning organization on Wednesday rejected allocating money to restart operations of the Loop Trolley, putting the streetcar line’s future in serious doubt and raising questions about whether St. Louis will be able to obtain future federal transportation funding. The East-West Gateway Council of Governments, by a voice vote, rejected approval … Read more