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The Small Business Credit Recession

March 19, 2014

Has it become harder to obtain necessary business credit? A recent report by the NFIB indicates that small businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain the necessary business credit. Source

America: Eyes Wide Open, Wallet Half Shut

America: Eyes Wide Open, Wallet Half Shut

May 10, 2013

Like a tempered blade, America has passed through the fires of recession and emerged stronger and sharper, albeit with some pieces of itself permanently oxidized. What is on our minds? How do we feel and how are we acting in the new economy? Researchers at Communispace surveyed more than 1,200 U.S. consumers, spoke with 694 […]

For Sale Signs: Indications of Real Estate Recovery

For Sale Signs: Indications of Real Estate Recovery

May 4, 2013

The first signs of the recession came in the form of a collapse of the housing market and it’s equally true that real-estate life signs will be one of the first indicators that the economy is finally turning around.This infographic charts the change over the past few years in properties sold. And things are looking […]

The Recession Timeline Diorama

The Recession Timeline Diorama

April 29, 2013

What exactly happened with the economic meltdown that started in 2007? For a blow by blow account of clear and concise facts, read on. Source

World Currencies In The Recession

World Currencies In The Recession

April 25, 2013

We all know that the value of a buck is not a thing we can easily depend on, especially during a recession. While the U.S. dollar fluctuates in value, other countries are also experiencing their own flux in terms of their currencies. Here is a look at how 16 major currencies are holding up in […]

Ecomomic crisis hits youth health

Ecomomic crisis hits youth health

April 8, 2013

New research into the impact of the economic downturn on the nation’s health has revealed that it’s young people who are being hit the hardest, showing that economic anxiety has no age limit. Source

Where to Cut: Consumer Spending

Where to Cut: Consumer Spending

March 27, 2013

In the face of the global economic recession, Indians face the challenge of trimming their spending without sacrificing their happiness too much. This infographic compares spending trends in India with worldwide trends, and highlights changes in different areas of spending from 2008 to 2009, with recommended strategies for cutting back effectively. Source

How Do People Feel About The Recession?

How Do People Feel About The Recession?

March 25, 2013

At a total of 18 months, the recession of 2008 – 2009 has dubious honor of being the longest U.S. recession since the Great Depression. But how do Americans feel about it? Do the millions unemployed individuals feel like it really is over? This infographic gives you the details. Source

Bank Failures in America

Bank Failures in America

March 18, 2013

In 2009, a startling number of banks were seized and quietly closed down on weekends to avoid causing panic. This infographic takes a look at what it means when and why banks fail, and where the largest concentration of failed banks were located. 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 Idiot’s Guide to the S&P Downgrade

March 2, 2013

On August 5th, Standard and Poor’s downgraded the United State’s sterling AAA rating to AA+. But what does this letter grade really mean for consumers and citizens? We have compiled a guide to help steer you through the ups and downs of sovereign credit ratings. Source

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Economic Perception vs Reality

February 17, 2013

Non-white Americans have been hit much harder by the recession than their white counterparts, yet they’re more likely to be satisfied with the economy. Source