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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 […]

Posted in: Reports,
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, […]

Posted in: Reports,
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. While […]

Posted in: Reports,
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 […]

Posted in: Reports,
15
Mar
How Does Paribus Work? Our Full Review

Several websites offer the advantage of comparing prices before you purchase an item. This ensures you get the best deal possible. With Paribus, this is taken a step further by allowing you to track your purchases over a 30-day period, as a way of ensuring that you did in fact get the best deal. How Does […]

Posted in: Personal Finance,
15
Mar
Best Cities for Building Wealth

Many young careers are focused around this central question: What must I do to begin adding zeroes to my bank account? Getting a high-paying job and understanding how to start investing in the stock market are two wealth-building actions that come to mind, but there are also other things to consider. LendEDU has created the […]

Posted in: Personal Finance, Reports,
13
Mar
Can You Change Student Loan Repayment Plans?

If you’re struggling to make your student loan payments each month, you may be wondering if there are any options to relieve the burden. The good news is, if you have federal student loans, you will likely be able to lower the amount you pay each month. However, these lower repayment options may have a catch, […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
11
Mar
What Happens to Student Loans When You Die?

Student loans may be discharged or forgiven when you pass away but there are some differences in the way federal and private loans are handled.

Posted in: Student Loans,
27
Feb
Student Loan Cosigner Survey & Report

What are the financial impacts a student loan cosigner faces? To answer that, LendEDU surveyed parents who have a cosigned a student loan & found some surprising results.

Posted in: Private Student Loans, Reports, Student Loans,
23
Feb
Best Cities to Start a Family

Starting a family can be as exciting a time as ever. Monumental life decisions like getting married, buying a home, and having children should not be rushed, but rather carefully planned down to the very last detail. Millennials have recently become the newest generation to give these things a try. When purchasing their first home, young […]

Posted in: Reports,