Sunday, December 8, 2019

Monthly Mortgage Payments in the United States

Cash is king in real estate, but the reality is that most home buyers will need to take out a mortgage in order to afford a house. Many properties require...

What Makes Americans Take Out Personal Loans?

Personal loans are an increasingly popular product, and people are using them to either consolidate some other type of debt, cover an emergency or fuel irresponsible consumption. That’s according...

The Cost of Living Around the World in 2019

The Economist’s Intelligence Unit recently released its 2019 Worldwide Cost of Living report, which compares 400 individual prices across 160 products and services in 133 cities around the world. Our latest visualization takes...

The 50 Best Jobs in America

Go to college and get a high-paying job. That’s what most parents say they want for their children. But it’s hard to figure out which career path offers...

The Biggest Banks in the U.S. in 2018

The primary season is in full swing for Democrats seeking the 2020 presidential nomination, and that means bashing the big banks is a favorite campaign topic. Kamala Harris is taking heat for accepting money...

What do Americans Pay for Car Insurance in 2019?

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 108 million American households own at least one vehicle, with 7.5 million households owning four or more vehicles. But if you’re a vehicle owner who is...

This Map Shows the Highest-Paying Companies in Every State

Everybody assumes that CEOs make the most money, but it turns out that getting into the C-Suite isn’t the only way to earn a giant paycheck. Publicly traded companies are now...

Challenging The Myths About Financial Wellness

The 2017 Stress in America™ Survey revealed that 62% of Americans reported money was a significant source of stress in their lives. This is nothing new. Work and money-related stressors have consistently topped this...

We don’t yet fully understand what mindfulness is, but this is what it’s not

Nicholas T. Van Dam, University of Melbourne Last night’s episode of ABC’s Catalyst, “The Mindfulness Experiment”, offered a unique glimpse into what happens to people during Mindfulness Based Stress...

10 personal finance resolutions for 2020 to put your financial house in order

The New Year is just round the corner and as the year ends, we all prepare for a fresh start. We resolve to lead a healthier lifestyle, adopt financial discipline, and invest...

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Personal Prosperity in Every Country in the World 2020

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Save Money on Summer Road Trips

If financial constraints are keeping you from exploring the world, it may be time to reassess your approach to travel. From road...