Social Networking Use Among Adults

December 28, 2015 – As we look back on how rapidly our world has changed over the years we certainly have to look at social media usage. Social media is primarily a way of exchanging and communicating information and opinions. In the figure below we look at the percentage of social media users between certain age ranges. It should come …

Did Your Babysitter Make the Nice List?

December 21, 2015 – With the holiday season in full swing and sales poised to set another record, some might wonder how this money is being spent. Although not shown in the graph, family members benefit the most, with people devoting the majority of their holiday budget to gifts on family members. Money spent on items such as cards, flowers, …

Falling Behind

December 10, 2015 – It should come as no surprise that delinquencies on student loans have been on the rise given the dramatic increase in student loan debt outstanding.  As we can see from the graph below, the delinquency rate on student loan debt is now more than the rate on credit cards and mortgages and has been increasing since before …