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 […]

Aug 4, 2022

Baby Bust: Many Americans may be feeling priced out of parenting

Nearly two thirds (63%) of Americans, age 18 or older, who don’t have children say they have no plans to have children in the future   30% of parents say they were reluctant to have children because of the cost of being a parent  24% of parents say it took them one or more years to […]

Jul 28, 2022

Inflation fuels debt for parents this back-to-school season 

37% of responding parents are unable to afford back-to-school shopping for their kids due to rising inflation 42% of responding parents plan to take on debt to afford back-to-school shopping for their kids More than two-thirds (37%) of responding parents are unable to afford childcare due to its rising costs, with nearly 30% deciding to […]

Jun 28, 2022

Cost of Living Crisis Spurs “Failure to Launch” among Gen Z 

Nearly 30% of Gen Z between the ages of 18 and 25 still live at home with parents or relatives  32% of zoomers spends half of their monthly income on housing (rent/mortgage) 28% of Gen Z are unable to save money right now  It’s an expensive time to be alive, and that’s putting it lightly. […]