Personal Finance

27
Aug
Recession Fears Loom for Many Americans, 42% Plan to Reduce Spending

Key Takeaways: 42% of respondents are planning to spend less and save more due to recession fears 32% of respondents reported having no money in an emergency fund and 55% of respondents reported having $1,000 or less. The median amount was $712. 37% of respondents believe their finances are too weak to withstand a recession […]

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13
Aug
How Much Interest Would You Earn on a Million Dollars?

“If only I had a million dollars in the bank.” Who hasn’t pondered that at one time or another? But have you ever wondered how much interest one million dollars earns per year? Interest rates on savings vehicles are currently still pretty low – ranging from a paltry 0.01 percent in a bank savings account to […]

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13
Aug
How Much Do Americans Spend on Their Pets? 45% of Pet Owners Spend the Same or More on Their Pet’s Healthcare Than Their Own

LendEDU surveyed 1,000 American pet owners to ask them about their spending for their pets and how it affects their personal finances. 20% of respondents have gone into debt caring for their pet at an average of $1,566.96.

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24
Jul
Bluebird Prepaid Card Review

Bluebird is a prepaid debit card from American Express that mirrors traditional bank accounts by providing cardholders with direct deposit, fee-free ATM withdrawals, and other benefits.

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10
Jul
Top 50 College Financial Literacy Programs of 2019

LendEDU's compared hundreds of colleges and universities within the United States to see what schools had the best financial literacy programs. This report is a list of the top 50.

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08
Jul
Colleges That Are Making a Difference By Improving Financial Literacy

Financial literacy levels, especially amongst young adults and college students, must always be improving. LendEDU has recognized the college financial literacy programs that are taking a unique approach to tackle this issue.

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25
Jun
Amazon vs. Walmart vs. Target Price Comparison

LendEDU compared a basket of 50 goods from Amazon, Walmart, and Target to see who was the cheapest. The items were then broken down by categories to see who was the cheapest in each one.

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21
Jun
EveryDollar Review

If you’re looking for a no-frills budgeting solution, EveryDollar could be the right choice for you. It’s simple budgeting software that can help users take control of their finances, get out of debt, and save money.

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19
Jun
Eusoh Pet Insurance Alternative Review

Eusoh is a cost-sharing pet insurance alternative that allows pet owners to join together to manage health care costs. For some pet owners, Eusoh could be an affordable way to cover their pet with fewer requirements and restrictions.

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18
Jun
How Much Do Americans Spend on the Lottery? | 2019 Lottery Study & Statistics

In this study, we found that U.S. citizens spent an average of $220 on the lottery in 2017. We also analyzed each state's lotto revenue and the average spend per resident, and conducted our own experiment with $1,000 worth of scratch-off tickets.

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