Angelenos Spending More -- A Lot More
If your wallet is empty pat yourself on the back: You just might be an integral part of the economic recovery. The average Los Angeles household spent $3,600 in March, $600 more than one year ago, according to Bundle (via LA Biz Observed).
Considering that the figure does not include mortgage payments or rent, that's a lot of disposable-income spending. The number includes shopping, dining, transportation, travel and liesure. "Consumers felt comfortable again," states the Bundle report. More.
Get the Weekly Newsletter
Our weekly feature stories, movie reviews, calendar picks and more - minus the newsprint and sent directly to your inbox.
- Everybody Loves L.A: Tourism Is Through the Roof
- Why Is the LAPD Ticketing Pedestrians? Councilman Wants Answers
- Carla Fernandez Created a Dinner Circuit for Millennials Who Lost Their Parents Young