Category Archives: Money

Government information on the economy, federal reserve, consumer information, and the U.S. Mint.

Personal Income and Outlays, October 2017

Personal income increased $65.1 billion (0.4 percent) in October according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) increased $66.1 billion (0.5 percent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $34.4 billion (0.3 percent). Full Text

Presidential Medals

The Presidential Medals series began as the Peace Medals series. Presidents George Washington through Benjamin Harrison gave medals as a sign of peace with Native American tribes, when signing peace treaties with other nations, and at other events. The tradition…

Local Area Personal Income, 2016

Personal income grew in 2016 in 2,285 counties, fell in 795, and was unchanged in 33, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. On average, personal income rose 2.5 percent in 2016 in the metropolitan portion of the United States and rose 1.0 percent in the nonmetropolitan portion. Personal income growth in 2016 ranged from -40.8 percent in Kenedy County, Texas to 27.1 percent in Tillman County, Oklahoma. Full Text