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The U.S. Consumer Energy Alliance believes gasoline prices could even go lower this month, leaving more cash in consumers' pockets for the holiday shopping season.
Demand for new cars, trucks and SUVs is way up, but so are consumer auto loan debt levels.
Lower gas prices mean consumers will have more money in their budget to put toward another present or a better holiday meal.
Making small impulse purchases every once in a while is probably no big deal, and can even be fun. Too many can devastate a budget.
A decline in official unemployment figures and rising household incomes make home sales look better in coming months.