Banking & Finance
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Huntington Bank will offer its customers Apple Pay in January, the bank announced Thursday.
Apple Pay allows consumers to use their smartphones to pay bills for goods and services at more than 220,000 stores and restaurants across the United States.
Huntington describes Apple Pay as “a service transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay.”
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Sales of single-family in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties during the first 11 months of 2014 are on pace with those reported for the same period last year, the latest monthly reports show.
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- Plunging gas prices have Americans spending $250 million per day less on gasoline than a year ago.
A GasBuddy survey of more than 100,000 respondents finds that 83% will save the difference or reduce debt while only 14% say they will spend it on holiday presents.
Among those planning to travel, 23% said that lower gas prices are affecting their plans. They’ll drive greater distances (29%), buy more gifts (35%), spend more on food (11%) and stay at more expensive lodging (8%).
NEW YORK -- Despite lower energy prices, 82% of Americans say they do not plan to spend more this holiday season than last. Only 16% plan to spend more this year -- 5% because of lower gasoline prices and 11% plan to spend more, but not specifically because of gas prices, finds a survey by Banknote.com.
Not spending more was consistent across all demoraphics, whether age, income and education levels, but millennials have the lowest propensity to hold back, Bankrate.com reports. Fully 72% of millennials said they would not spend more compared to 84% to 86% of those older.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The building that for decades housed the Palazzo’s restaurant on Midlothian Boulevard before changing hands and falling into disrepair was up for auction Thursday, but failed to meet the reserve set by the owner.
- Most Americans Hold Steady on Holiday Spending - December 16, 2014
- Midlothian Restaurant Site Draws Low Bid at Auction - December 12, 2014
- Most Americans Make Major Purchase on Impulse - December 11, 2014
- Hierro to Lead Ambitious Commercial Lending Efforts - December 11, 2014
- Cash Sales of Housing Down Slightly in September - December 11, 2014
- Bankers Tell How They Manage Interest-Rate Risk - December 10, 2014
- IPOs Raise Greatest Proceeds Since 2000 - December 10, 2014
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