105 – Consumer Confidence! What Does it Mean?


 

In this episode KT discusses:

  • Defines the Consumer Confidence Index.
  • How your confirmation bias could taint how you view the economy.
  • The value of data used.

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Three indicators you need to look for in to gage your confidence.
  • Consumer confidence is at 2007 levels, and we know what happened a year later.
  • How to watch the markets and the economy for confidence.

 

Quote: “I’m probably a perennial optimist, but I think you have to have your head in a hole, crying and screaming at the top of your lungs not to hear the economy slowing down .” – KT

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About the author, Kathleen

Kathleen Thomas, who often goes by KT, has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry and understands the need for women to take control of their financial lives.

A Certified Investment Management Analyst, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner, Thomas earned her degrees in Finance and Political Science from Salem College.

Prior to founding NewDay Solutions, an independent Registered Advisor Firm, Thomas spent 20 years as a private wealth advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services. Many of her earliest clients continue to work with her.

Thomas is an avid long-distance runner and triathlon participant. She has completed the Boston Marathon seven times and the Ironman Distance Triathlon three times. She has volunteered as coach and mentor for Girls on the Run New Hampshire and Team in Training.

Raised in Newton, Massachusetts, Thomas now lives in Seabrook, New Hampshire, with her husband, John. They have one daughter.

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