Why everyday spenders are investing in the future
31 Mar 2021
Why everyday spenders are investing in the future

The outbreak of COVID-19 in America dramatically reshaped everyday financial habits – from causing a sharp drop in commute-based spending to leading some people to splurge on their pets. But how might these sudden changes impact the ways Americans spend and save in the long term?

Benjamin M. Friedman

Benjamin M. Friedman is the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy and former chairman of the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He is the author of The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth,Day of Reckoning: The Consequences of American Economic Policy Under Reagan and After,and Religion and the Rise of Capitalism.

Carrie Rattle

Carrie Rattle is a financial coach and 30-year financial industry veteran. She is the CEO of Behavioral Cents and Stopping Overshopping. She holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Jeffrey Corliss

Jeffrey Corliss is the managing director and partner of RDM Financial Group at Hightower. He has over 30 years of experience as a financial planner and holds an MBA from Adelphi University as well as designation as a certified financial planner and chartered financial consultant.

Genelle Levy

Genelle Levy is a writer and journalist who covers art, culture, and social issues. Her work has appeared in USA Today, Global News, and The Canadian Media Guild.