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How The Average Consumer Spends Their Paycheck

February 4, 2013

The Department of Labor’s latest annual survey provides a detailed look into how the average U.S. consumer spent their paycheck. Source

What is the American Dream?

What is the American Dream?

December 7, 2012

What is the American Dream? Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? Forty acres and a mule? A Ferrari, a mid-town condo and a blonde? According to MetLife’s Study of the American Dream, financial security is still king, but family and freedom from want are also key criteria. And the age of the person you […]

What’s Eating Your Paycheck?

November 16, 2012

A typical family might dispense their wages, based on a salary of $45,000 per year. It also shows recommended percentages for how much you should be spending on debt payments, insurance, food costs and savings. Use this guide to start setting up a monthly savings plan for your budget.

Congressional Payday

Congressional Payday

October 12, 2012

Should Congress take a pay cut? That is the questions posed on Washington D.C. this week. Huffington Post reports “A bill introduced in Congress would reduce congressional pay by five percent. Representative Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.) introduced the Taking Responsibility for Congressional Pay Act, which would cut congressional salaries for the first time since 1933.” To […]

Has This War Affected Your Paycheck?

Has This War Affected Your Paycheck?

May 31, 2012

War is not as simple as two countries disagreeing on an issue or two; a war is deadly, costly, and very complex. This infographic looks at how the current war may be affecting your paycheck by breaking it down to industry, gender, and weekly earnings from 2003 to today. Source