Oct 17, 2023

Gen Z opens their wallets as the cost of entertainment rises

It’s been a banner year for entertainment with tours from some of the world’s biggest artists, including Taylor Swift and Beyonce, drawing millions of fans to their shows – but at what cost? Live shows come at a time when entertainment prices are on the rise and consumers are grappling with all-time high credit card […]

Sep 19, 2023

Fee creep is pricing Americans out of concerts, movies and even dining out

The cost of living has skyrocketed over the last few years, impacting everything from the price of transportation and housing to the cost of everyday goods and services, including how much people tip. Now, there’s a new expense creeping up on consumers: fees – and they’re pricing many out of events and live entertainment.   According […]

Sep 13, 2023

Gen Z racks up credit card points and rewards to fuel travel   

Gen Z is racking up credit card debt at a faster rate than previous generations, with balances increasing 4.23% from January to March 2023. This comes at a time when American credit card balances hit a record $1 trillion, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. While some young folks […]

Aug 18, 2023

Americans want GenAI to help them manage their money – above all else 

Since the launch of ChatGPT, generative AI (GenAI) has taken the world by storm. Early adopters have used the tool to generate everything from music and art to breakup texts, emails and performance reviews, demonstrating there’s seemingly nothing the human-like tool can’t do. Now, as companies work to implement GenAI into their products, many await […]

Jul 18, 2023

Gen Z and millennials couples are breaking up over money, study finds

Talking about money is often considered taboo. This leads many people, including couples, to avoid the topic altogether, which can put a strain on their relationships. This is especially true for younger generations who are just starting out on their financial journey and potentially still on the market. As they weed through potential partners, many […]

Jul 13, 2023

Mortgage rate fears are very real, but not as much for older homeowners

Homeowners and prospective homebuyers are left on the sidelines as mortgage rates near the highest point in more than two decades. To combat rising rates, many existing homeowners are willing to consider staying put – perhaps especially those who were able to secure record low mortgage rates during the pandemic. Right now, nearly three quarters […]

Jun 20, 2023

Gen Z and millennials are losing friends over money, study finds 

Young Americans are losing friends over their spending habits and it’s putting a damper on their finances.  According to a study conducted by Qualitrics on behalf of Intuit Credit Karma, more than one-third of Gen Z and millennials (36%) have a friend who drives them to overspend. This is leading many to take on debt […]