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Yearly overdraft fees have increased steadily. Some financial institutions have stopped charging overdraft fees during the pandemic, but many continue. What are these fees, anyway? And why do most banks still charge them?
Many companies are beginning to use "dark patterns'' to trick us into doing things that we may not want to do when we go online. Why is this becoming more popular with big corporations and what are some recent examples?
An unexpected surge in new businesses is shocking people after a new release of data from the government. Most people would guess that the pandemic has halted all businesses, but new data shows a different story.
Data shows an increase in social media usage over time. This trend does not lead to good things for the younger generations, who are experiencing advanced advertising and marketing techniques as a daily norm.
Types of Credit
A surprising new trend has come about regarding cars during the time of covid. Experts are warning Americans to be careful with cars and there is a clear reason why they think cars can be more dangerous than we may think.
New data from Fidelity shows a trend with millionaires who have used 401k accounts to build their wealth. But what are 401k accounts and how can young professionals use them wisely to become the next generation of millionaires?
A new survey shows that younger and younger generations are really struggling to come up with the money to pay for weddings, and it makes sense because the average cost of a wedding in the United States is getting higher and higher!
Statistics have shown that the younger you are, the more car accidents you experience, and the more you pay monthly for car insurance. This leads to teenagers having very high premiums for auto insurance.
It's important to check your pay stub, as over 50% of workers in the US have had an issue with it at some point in their career. Look for any deductions and work benefits to make sure everything is right.
Many people are talking about having a cashless society in the future, where you can only pay using a cashless transaction. While this may seem like a good idea there are many reasons why completely banning cash is a bad idea.
Paying for College
Many college grads end up with a job as a retail employee and such, so is college really worth it? Yes, college graduates make over $400,000 more than people without, proof of the benefit a college education can provide.
Younger customers have started to switch over to using online financial services instead of the more traditional banks. This is due to the speed and savings one can get through these online services compared to banks.