personal finance


Just Like Joe Biden, The US Economy Is Sick Once Again

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When you look at Joe Biden, you are also getting a visual picture of what is happening to our economy as a whole...


These Are The Most Reliable Car Brands In The US

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Reliability is one of the most important aspects to consider when buying a new vehicle, especially as cars become ever more technologically complex...


New Homes Still "Seriously Unaffordable" In The US

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...new homes remain out of affordable reach for the majority of American households.


Initial Jobless Claims Rebounds To Highest Since Aug 2023

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...and continuing claims at their highest since Nov 2021...


How Much Do Weddings Cost Around The World?

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...too much!


Luxembourg Has The Highest Average Salaries In The World, Mexico Not So Much...

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 Luxembourg, the U.S., and Switzerland offer the highest average annual salaries... At the other end of this ranking, Mexico and Greece have the lowest average salaries, , adjusted for purchasing power parity (PPP).


Is College Education No Longer Worth It?

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Because college fees are so high compared to the financial benefits a degree provides, the cost may no longer be justifiable...


Renewed Fed Rate-Cut Hopes Spark Modest Rebound In Housing Starts/Permits In June

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..but SAAR totals remain just off COVID lockdown lows.


Global Wealth Growth Has Cooled

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...we're gonna need another pandemic!


Amazon Prime Day: Growth Has Slowed

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...but, it is projected by Adobe to rise to $14.0 billion this year, which would be a step up in terms of growth.


Left And Right Agree On Biggest Issue (But Not Much Else)

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Rising prices, inflation and the cost of living crisis were the most frequently picked option among all political groups...


These Are The Ages That The Average Adult 'Moves Out' Across European Countries

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Finland 21... Serbia 32!


Property Tax & The Death Of The American Dream

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Property taxes exacerbate the attack on the root of American identity...


The Number Of Global Millionaires Keeps Rising

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In 2000, there were 14.7 million millionaires in the analyzed countries. In 2023, there were 58 million - a fourfold increase in twenty years (300%)...


These Are The 10 US States With The Highest Cost Of Living

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Ever wondered where your dollar stretches the least in the U.S.?


When Rents Rise, So Does Homelessness

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...while homelessness often has several contributing factors - such as substance use disorder, mental health, weather, the strength of the social safety net, poverty, or economic conditions - none are as impactful as the role of high housing costs.


How Will We Distribute The Pain Ahead?

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What is acceptable, and what is unacceptable? We'll soon have to decide...


Where In The World Are The Top Universities?

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Not only does the U.S. have the most top 100 universities (36), it is also the most represented country (169 universities) in the entire ranking catalog of nearly 2,000 schools...


The Fastest Growing Millionaire Populations, By Country

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Vietnam’s millionaire population, in particular, has surged by 98% over the last decade, reflecting the country’s rapid economic development.


Where Inequality Is More & Less Rife

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According to UBS, while inequality is increasing in fast-growing markets, the opposite is true in a number of mature economies, where middle wealth segments are outpacing the pace of growth of higher wealth brackets.