Historically low interest rates are luring in auto and home buyers with higher incomes than service-sector workers hardest-hit by pandemic

Consumers have continued spending on big-ticket items such as vehicles and homes during the coronavirus pandemic, helping support the U.S. economy as it battles a surge in cases and renewed business shutdowns.
Historically low interest rates are luring in auto and home buyers, many of whom have higher incomes and firmer job security than…