America

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 […]

The Cost of Care

The Cost of Care

June 16, 2013

The United States spends more on medical care per person than any country, yet life expectancy is shorter than in most other developed nations and many developing ones. Lack of health insurance is a factor in life span and contributes to an estimated 45,000 deaths a year. Why the high cost? The U.S. has a […]

The Rise of Social Networking Ad Spending

The Rise of Social Networking Ad Spending

June 3, 2013

This infographic provides fiscal and statistical information for how much spending on advertisements in social media sites with rise in the next few years. It also provides information for how much people depend on social media networks for information when they consider a purchase.

100 Years of U.S. Consumer Spending

100 Years of U.S. Consumer Spending

April 23, 2013

The United States is the land of opportunity and when people have opportunity in the form of money come their way, they spend it. The spending habits of Americans have changed over the past 100 years especially since people are making more than than citizens more than a century ago could even imagine. This infographic […]

2010 Bundle Report: How America Spends

2010 Bundle Report: How America Spends

April 17, 2013

Consumer spending is one trend that is often measured, but what about spending when it comes to cities? Who are America’s biggest spenders and who are America’s smallest spenders? This infographic ranks the city spenders and their annual spending figures from the big ballers to the not so ballers. Source

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

The Weekly Credit Loan Report

The Weekly Credit Loan Report

April 12, 2013

The national annual percentage rate on credit cards remained steady last week at 14.96%. Americans currently save about 5% of their earned income, and they’ve been able to pay off household debt in amounts that have created an 8.6% rate of decline in total debt since 2008. In comparison, the United States accrues an extra […]

Spending By State

Spending By State

March 31, 2013

Americans love to spend their hard earned money on everything from going out to eat to lavish vacations. But where are Americans spending the most of their dough? This 2010 Bundle Report focuses on Americans and their spending habits. Source

Cracking the Credit Card Code

Cracking the Credit Card Code

March 29, 2013

When you look at your credit cards you’ve probably wondered how they come up with the account numbers on the front of the card. The first digit is the Major Industry Identifier and it designates the category of the entity which issued the card. This inforgraphic gives a step-by-step list of what each number means […]

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

Government Size Worldwide

Government Size Worldwide

March 26, 2013

The Big Government versus Small Government debate has raged for centuries. This map shows the relative sizes of the world’s governments by calculating public spending as a portion of a nation’s GDP. Source

US Trust Consumer Spending

US Trust Consumer Spending

March 24, 2013

This simple 3D chart shows United States consumer expenditure as a percentage of GDP. 1976 though 2009 Source