Resource Consumption by Country

Resource Consumption by Country

April 14, 2013

This infographic looks at US consumer spending habits according to age demographic and various categories. Some of the larger and most obvious areas where money is spent are food, housing and utilities while some of the smaller categories include alcohol, tobacco, and reading. Source

Student Debt vs. Average Income

Student Debt vs. Average Income

April 12, 2013

Going to college is a rite of passage for millions of teenagers every year. Higher education is very important but the costs can add up quickly. This infographic looks at student debts in comparison to the average American income. Source

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Uncle Sam’s Credit Score

April 12, 2013

Infographic: Uncle Sam’s Source

A Tsunami of Red Ink

A Tsunami of Red Ink

April 5, 2013

America’s national debt hasn’t just raises along with inflation, it’s increased exponentially at an alarming rate. Find out how this disturbing wave of debt has been gaining speed and growing. What will happen when the wave breaks? Source

The Descent into Credit Card Debt Hell

The Descent into Credit Card Debt Hell

April 4, 2013

Credit cards are great, aren’t they? Don’t pay attention to the smoke coming out of my ears. You can almost always get a new one with a 0% APR. What’s there to worry about if you miss a couple of payments? Oh, that’s just my bifurcated tail, nothing unusual. Even if you get behind with […]

Credit Cards and Consumer Debt

Credit Cards and Consumer Debt

March 31, 2013

In 2010 it was estimated that more than 181 million Americans had credit cards. That means on average there were 1.6 credit card carrying adults per household in the United States in 2008. This infographic looks at credit card and consumer debt as well as the CARD act. Read on for more important information. Source

Plastic Is King: Credit Card Debt In America

Plastic Is King: Credit Card Debt In America

March 18, 2013

The debt held by U.S. consumers plays an important role in today’s economy. In fact, a huge portion of the economic growth factor, or GDP, relies heavily on consumer debt. This infographic dissects consumer debt, showing how much we owe, who owns our debt, and America’s favorite credit cards. Source

The Financial State of the American Household

The Financial State of the American Household

March 15, 2013

People are still sore from the ill economic effects of the 2008-09 recession, but if you look at the numbers alone, you’d see a definite uptick. Household wealth, for once, increased in 2010. Household debt, meanwhile, decreased. This infographic crunches the numbers for us. Source

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The Debt Ceiling

February 9, 2013

Years of overspending have caused our national debt to explode. The national debt is subject to a legal limit determined by Congress. As Washington spends at a faster and faster rate, the debt ceiling has been raised with increased frequency. Source

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Global Debt

February 2, 2013

This infographic provides details about U.S debt and how it’s affecting the global market. It shows what countries the U.S owes money to and what countries owe money to the U.S and the likelihood that each place can make good on their debts. Source

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Before you Decide

January 27, 2013

Looks at a case scenario of two kids one who went to college and one who didn’t. Showing where the average person would end up financially in either situation. Also has other statistics about the debt that an average college student in the U.S. carries. Source

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How Credit Cards are Crushing Americans

January 25, 2013

This infographic provides information for the effects that credit cards have had on American Consumers. It explains what the Credit Card Accountability and Disclosure act is and how it prevents the consumer. Finally it states all of the loopholes in this act that credit card companies still use to misguide consumers. Source