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Data and Methodology

LendEDU frequently publishes data-driven studies in order to identify and better understand emerging personal finance trends. Our studies cover a vast array of topics, ranging from cryptocurrency and Venmo usage to credit cards and the banking industry. Studies published by LendEDU have been featured in nearly every major media outlet, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Forbes. The data we release comes from online surveys commissioned by LendEDU, publically-available datasets like the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database, and datasets licensed by LendEDU such as Peterson’s Undergraduate Financial Aid Database.