Economy NPR's Jim Zarroli reports that personal incomes rose in July but spending climbed at an even faster pace. The savings rate dipped further into negative territory at minus 1-point-4 percent, but some economists believe that dire warnings about skimpy savings are overblown because measurements don't include stock market and real estate gains.
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NPR's Jim Zarroli reports that personal incomes rose in July but spending climbed at an even faster pace. The savings rate dipped further into negative territory at minus 1-point-4 percent, but some economists believe that dire warnings about skimpy savings are overblown because measurements don't include stock market and real estate gains.