Feb 8, 2023

Cost of living remains high as student loan payments are set to resume in 2023 

One-in-five respondents reported they have outstanding federal student loans  53% of respondents with outstanding federal student loans say their financial stability depends on their loans being forgiven About a quarter (26%) of respondents with outstanding federal student loans say the money they previously paid toward their student loans is now being used for bills and […]

Feb 7, 2023

First-Gen Guilt Weighs Heavy on Americans’ Wallets and Minds 

Nearly half of first-generation Americans provide financial support to their parents and/or extended family (47%) 57% of first-generation Americans feel obligated to financially support their family  Nearly a quarter of those supporting their families financially say that doing so is holding them back from paying for basic necessities (24%) First-generation Americans, those who are born […]

Dec 19, 2022

Breaking Bad Financial Habits in the New Year 

More than two-thirds of Americans’ finances did not improve or stayed the same in 2022 (68%)  76% of Americans made a financial mistake in 2022. The most common mistake? Not saving any money (40%)  More than money mistakes, 35% of Americans developed bad financial habit(s) in 2022  Say goodbye to 2022 and all of the […]

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 […]