FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2012 file photo, Laurie Hanson looks over clothing at the Adorn clothing store in Montpelier, Vt. U.S. consumers boosted their spending in February by the most in seven months. But Americans' income barely grew, and the saving rate fell to its lowest point in more than two years, according to the Commerce Department, Friday, March 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

US consumer spending up 0.8 pct., but income lags

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers boosted their spending in February by the most in seven months. But Americans’ income barely grew, and the saving rate fell to its lowest point in more than two years. The Commerce Department said Friday that consumer spending rose 0.8 percent last month. Income grew 0.2 percent, matching January’s weak […]