Consumer Spending on Credit

Despite an increase in consumer credit last month for big ticket items, Retail Sales remain unchanged. So it looks like we are borrowing more money to buy the same old stuff.  Consumer Spending overall is at the lowest level in six months.  But all that will change because school starts next week and the kids’ supplies list is a whole page long, in addition to the clothing that they will outgrow by Thanksgiving.  Where is my credit card anyway?