Tag: research of the week
Each Friday Consolidated Credit features an interesting study from the world of personal finance that can help you understand and make strategic plans when it comes to your debt and budget. See how you stack up versus the average American consumer when it comes to debt, credit, cash flow and savings. We also feature some useful advice each week so you can plan ahead to build a better financial outlook for yourself.
Jan 20, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
A new survey finds Americans are optimistic that they will live to be debt free, but savings often takes a back seat to that goal. Here is what you can do.
Debt Advice, Financial Wellness
Jan 13, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
Although debit cards are used more often, credit cards cover more total cost. Consolidated Credit offers tips to maintain a balanced budget free of debt.
Jan 06, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
A new study by CreditCards.com finds most Americans are living in an unsustainable state of debt when it comes to high interest rate credit card debt.
Debt Advice, Debt Relief
Dec 30, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
With average credit card debt in the U.S. now at $16,061, Americans are walking a fine line between financial stability and financial distress.
Credit Cards, Debt Relief
Dec 23, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A new report reveals a major financial literacy fail across the U.S. – consumers don’t have the financial knowledge they need to achieve stability.
Dec 16, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A record number of car buyers are coming to the lot with upside down auto trade-ins, meaning they actually owe money on the old vehicle when they upgrade.
Dec 09, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
If you’re feeling a rise in holiday spending stress you’re not alone. Americans are finding overspending is not adding anything to their holiday cheer.
Nov 18, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
When it comes to love and money, financial challenges can definitely derail a happy relationship. Here’s how to have a happy financial life together.
Nov 11, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A new study defines every American as a specific type of saver based on how you save and how you feel about saving money. Are you confident about saving?
Nov 04, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
A new infographic compares consumer debt levels in red and blue states, but the real conclusion is we all have too much debt, regardless of politics.
Debt Relief, Financial Wellness