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06
Apr
Bumble for Dating? Tinder for Hookups? Now We Know Where to Swipe.

To swipe or not to swipe. That is the question.According to new data, it might depend on what app you are using and the type of relationship you are looking to find.Late last month, we released a new blog post which found that the vast majority of Tinder users are not actually looking for relationships. […]

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29
Mar
Millennials: Instagram the Most Narcissistic Social Media Platform

With just a few filters, a little saturation, and a clever caption, social media can make even the most average joe look like an esteemed socialite.Social media applications have become wildly effective tools for users that seek to enhance their public persona, regardless of if that portrayal is accurate or not. But, which platform has […]

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25
Mar
93% of Millennials Aren’t Giving Up Uber Anytime Soon – Survey & Report

Someone once said that all press is good press. Yeah right.The first quarter of 2017 has been tough for Uber, the most popular ride-hailing company in the world. A number of controversies has kept Uber in the headlines. Recently, claims of systematic sexual harassment, high profile executives stepping down, and the now infamous dashcam video, the […]

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22
Mar
Is Tinder a Match for Millennials?

There used to be a time when online dating was stigmatized as a last ditch effort from lonely, socially awkward people seeking romance, but that is no longer the case in 2017.According to a study done by Pew Research Center in 2015, 15 percent of American adults have used online dating sites and/or dating apps. […]

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20
Mar
Should Student-Athletes Get Paid? Their Classmates Don’t Think So

Like clockwork, a controversial question resurfaces during championship season in college sports, and this year is no different. Should student-athletes be paid?According to new data gathered by LendEDU, a majority of college students think their classmates should not be paid for representing their school in NCAA competition.With the NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament i

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16
Mar
More than Half of Millennials Prioritize Snapchat Over Other Social Media Platforms

Which social media notification do you check first? We found that millennials are checking Snapchat before Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn… combined.Snap Inc., parent company of messaging app Snapchat, has been the word on Wall Street since it went public on March 2nd.Following in the footsteps of social media giants Facebook and Twitter, Snap rode its immense [&h

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13
Feb
Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos Survey and Report

Last week, with the help of Vice President Mike Pence’s tie-breaking vote, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the 11th Secretary of Education.The Trump Administration narrowly escaped what would have been a disastrous PR event during the “honeymoon” period; in the history of the United States, only nine presidential nominees for cabinet positions have been rejected [&helli

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12
Jan
CFPB Virtual Currency Complaints – Data & Report

In August 2014 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a consumer advisory warning about the risks of virtual currencies, including Bitcoin. The CFPB was created out of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform act. In short, the organization is tasked to protect American consumers when dealing with consumer financial products and services.By the time of […]

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Tags: bitcoin, blockchain,
29
Nov
Best (and Worst) Gift Cards of 2017 – Study & Report

Note: This is an updated report for 2017. Scroll to the bottom of this report to see our results from 2016. All methodology was kept the same from last year. Gift cards are the perfect last minute gift. Gift cards make gift-giving easy, quick, and reassuring to those who may worry about the recipient's tastes […]

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Tags: best gift cards, gift cards,
19
Oct
LendEDU’s Safest College Towns in the United States

College towns are places of beauty, inspiration, diversity, sport, and home to thousands of students each year. But unfortunately, over the last few years college towns have come under scrutiny when it comes to safety. Whether you are just entering college, just graduating, or are just living in a college town safety is always of […]

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