What a great chart: The change in consumer spending over the past 100 years. It tells you about what’s shifted, what’s important in the economy and how much money we’ve had left over to play around with.
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And, it’s amazing how much more we spend on getting from place to place and having a place to live than we once did, and how much less we spend on food. And, as a nation, we’re teetering on the edge of statistical morbid obesity. There’s a relationship there somewhere.