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Ultimate IRA Cheat Sheet

November 13, 2013

Investment regulations are hard! The IRS changed many of the IRA contribution limits allowed for every type of account. Keep track of all the tax, income and contribution limits with this handy chart. Source

What’s in Your Deal Wallet?

October 13, 2013

Cheryl (our CEO) will be on stage today at the Daily Deal Summit in San Francisco presenting on what daily deal users are actually buying based on their purchase data. To illustrate, we created the below (awesome) graphic on what an average user’s daily deal wallet looks like. Source

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Etsy Puts the Cottage Industry Online

October 3, 2013

Etsy has revolutionized the hand-made industry, giving a virtual storefront for artisans the world over. This graphic gives the history and statistics surrounding Etsy, some useful tips on how to save using the site, and reasons why buying hand-made will save you money in the long run. Source

This Diamond Takes Forever

This Diamond Takes Forever

September 12, 2013

We can thank (or blame) the diamond industry for inventing the idea that a groom should spend two month’s worth of salary on an engagement ring for his beloved, but an arms race of bling between celebrity brides is threatening to blow even that hefty budget guideline out of the water. The latest salvo comes […]

Moving for Money: How the Economic Climate has Affected Interstate Migration

Moving for Money: How the Economic Climate has Affected Interstate Migration

August 16, 2013

While it might not always be all about the benjamins, there definitely is some truth to the phrase. Money matters — and in the economic recession money matters are taking front and center. Many will face lay-offs, downsizing, and lifestyle changes but the biggest change is moving and starting over. This infographic looks at how […]

Lending 2.0

Lending 2.0

June 26, 2013

Peer-to-peer loans allow borrowers to borrow money directly from each other, with institutions acting only as the intermediaries. These loans can be helpful when borrowers have major purchases, want to consolidate debt, have trouble getting home equity or simply want to lower interest rates. This infographic walks us through the basics of “Lending 2.0”. 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 […]

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America’s Most Expensive Vacation Towns

June 17, 2013

So where will your wallet feel the most empty? To figure this out, we took our spending data and looked at millions of transactions for 40 popular vacation towns in the U.S. in the following categories: shopping, food, hotels, movie theaters, public golf courses, public transportation, taxis and limos, tourist attractions and exhibits, and travel […]

Oxford Street - Shopping by numbers

Oxford Street – Shopping by numbers

May 18, 2013

It’s the sixth most desirable retail location in the world, and London’s Oxford Street has plenty of other attractive statistics… Source

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Social CRM Survey Finds Consumers Don’t Trust Facebook Money

May 17, 2013

A recent survey conducted by BillingViews found that 87 percent of tech-savvy consumers would not buy anything through Facebook. We set out to find attitudes on the use of Social CRM by communications providers, and were met with this consistent sentiment of distrust toward Facebook when it comes to money. Source

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America’s Biggest Overspenders

May 10, 2013

When a big business goes bankrupt people often start pointing fingers at the cause of the fall. Some of the biggest corporations in the world have taken major financial hits because they hired poor money managers who spend money on unnecessary costs. This infographic looks at the biggest spenders in America and where they went […]

Pooponomics: The Economy of Human Waste

Pooponomics: The Economy of Human Waste

May 9, 2013

Like the classic children’s book points out: “Everyone poops!” But what happens to our human waste once you flush the toilet? You might feel relieved in the morning but “Pooponomics” are a $100 billion dollar business in the United States and the average family spends anywhere from $200 to $400 a year on their bowel […]