Those phone crazy teens

July 8, 2014

Everyone knows teens are wild for their phones (75% of 12-17-year-olds have them!), but how are parents coping? We looked at mobile phone usage data from our network of Safely users to show the true story of the new mobile craze. Source


The Hidden Cost Of Household Gadgets

December 6, 2013

The Department of Energy predicts U.S. electricity consumption will continue to “grow significantly” over the next two decades due to meteoric rise in the sale of electric consumer goods like smartphones and electric cars. Given that the cost of U.S. grid power is rising, too (6 percent every year), what are the longterm implications for […]

Friends, TV and Internet Stats: Britistics

Friends, TV and Internet Stats: Britistics

August 30, 2013

Each Brit has 19 mates but only 3 close friends and spends 1 hour 45 minutes on the internet each day. Other stats include family arguments, television habits and internet time use. Source

The Cost of Raising a Child

The Cost of Raising a Child

August 19, 2013

It’s no secret that raising a child is expensive. This infographic tells us just how expensive. It even breaks down the cost of moving to a house with one additional bedroom (including the added cost of utilities for that bedroom) by region and income level, along with many other interesting details. Source

“Marcia, Marcia, Marica!” Does Birth Order Influence Financial Behavior?

June 25, 2013

Numerous studies have attempted to prove, and consequently disprove, the birth order theory first proposed by Alfred Adler, an Austrian psychotherapist and Sigmund Freud collaborator. Does birth order truly play a significant role in outlining our personalities, or is this merely a theory perpetuated by pop culture? Our new survey links our birth order to […]


Caregivers’ Wishlist

March 10, 2013

A reader survey indicating family caregivers’ preference among a selection of government support programs, such as tax breaks, paid work leave and transportation services. Source


The Most Expensive States to Have a Baby

February 23, 2013

The most high-cost places to have children in the U.S., based on government data and Bundle data. Source


What is Most Important to Russians?

February 18, 2013

The Public Opinion Foundation asked Russians what they consider the most important things in life. Source



February 13, 2013

87% of Americans believe that Christmas should be more about spending time with family or caring for others than gifts. Source


Battle of Thanksgiving Dinner Elements in …

January 9, 2013

An American Thanksgiving is all about the four “F’s” – family, food, fun as well as football! Many American households rely on the four “F’s” to make their Thanksgiving complete. The graphic shows the droughts, hurricanes as well as freak snowstorms have swept through the country over this precedent year, leaving their mark on the […]

The Evolution of the U.S. Household (1950s to Today)

The Evolution of the U.S. Household (1950s to Today)

November 6, 2012

Family life was very different in the Fifties. For starters, it was probably a two parent household. Divorce was uncommon (mainly due to societal pressures) so almost 90% of families had a husband and a wife present. People just didn’t like to live alone. Source

Two Family History

Two Family History

October 22, 2012

Archives just released the Online Family History Industry Trends Report, and here is the corresponding infographic which summarizes important data points presented. Source