Nov 29, 2022

Home for the holidays? Only if parents pay the way, study finds

Roughly half of Gen Z and millennials plan to travel home for the holidays, many on their parents’ dime  41% of Zoomers who are traveling home for the holidays expect their parents or family members to pay for their travel accommodations   For those not traveling home for the holidays, a quarter blame rising gas prices  […]

Nov 15, 2022

Deals abound this holiday season – nearly half of consumers aren’t buying it

Nearly half of Americans say holiday sales won’t make a difference this year because of inflation (48%)  45% of Americans worry they’re being taken advantage of when shopping major holiday sales More than half of Americans say they have been tricked into thinking they were getting a deal during holiday sales (51%) Black Friday, arguably […]

Oct 10, 2022

Finances are keeping Americans up at night, study finds 

Money is the biggest source of stress for 54% of Americans 44% of Americans say their finances have a negative impact on their mental health 39% of Americans say their finances keeps them up at night  Money is stressful for most people. Yet, much like mental health, money has been a taboo topic that has […]

Sep 30, 2022

Many Americans use credit to pay for fertility treatment–some priced out altogether 

67% of respondents who have undergone fertility treatment say the cost of fertility treatment had long-term effects on their finances   71% of respondents are willing to take on debt to finance their fertility treatment Nearly one third of respondents have used, or plan to use, credit to pay for fertility treatment (29%) Note: The following […]

Sep 14, 2022

Is the Great Resignation coming to an end? For some, yes. 

Nearly half of workers say they’re afraid to leave their job due to fears of a potential recession (49%) 54% of American workers think their current pay is not adequate to cover the rising costs of inflation More than a quarter of employed Americans are considering leaving their job in the next six months (27%) […]

Aug 25, 2022

Fears of a recession loom as Americans struggle to afford food for their families

Nearly 40% of Americans are struggling to afford enough food for themselves and/or their households (39%), 17% are unable to pay their bills on time  41% of Americans don’t have an emergency fund, more than one in five have no savings at all (22%) 46% of workers above the age of 55 are postponing retirement […]

Aug 16, 2022

Till debt do us part: Aging Americans grapple with student loan debt 

More than a quarter of Gen Z don’t think higher education is worth the expense.  Nearly half of Gen Z respondents feel uncomfortable with the notion of taking on student loan debt.  Meanwhile, Gen X+ is still paying down debt – ~4.8 million Credit Karma members over the age of 45 have outstanding student loan […]