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.
With the help of exclusive anonymized data provided by Upsolve, LendEDU found that 32% of consumers that file for bankruptcy also carry student loan debt that is virtually impossible to successfully discharge. Within that group, student loan debt comprises 49% of their total debt on average.
But will they ever be able to achieve those goals? In a survey of 1,000 adult Americans to identify their most important financial goals, LendEDU found that nearly 10% of them don't believe they will ever accomplish their number one financial target.
Using a scientific device that tests for the amount of germs on a given surface, the team at LendEDU tested our debit & credit cards, cash, and coins to put some hard data behind just how dirty our money really is.
In a survey on the heels of the Facebook-crypto news, LendEDU found that while only 7% of adult Americans have ever invested in virtual currency, 18% would be interested in investing in a cryptocurrency created by the social media giant.
Using exclusive data provided by Truebill, LendEDU has listed out the companies that are the most likely cut a deal with a customer and which companies cut the most off the bill after some tough negotiating.
Analyzing financial aid data voluntarily-submitted by nearly 1,000 institutions that reflects both the 2007 and 2017 academic years, LendEDU was able to see how student loan debt has changed over a decade at both the school and state level.
LendEDU's newest millennial study also found that few millennials are investing outside of their retirement accounts, with only 35% of older millennials (33-38) playing the market. But, those that do still strongly prefer traditional advisors over robo-advisors.
In a survey of 1,000 millennials, LendEDU found that many members of this generation carry all types of debt, a lot of it, and it was across all income levels.
A survey of over 7,000 college students uncovered concerning data regarding how colleges prepare students for the "real world."