(NewsUSA) - "Made in America" matters; almost 80 percent of Americans would prefer to buy an American-made product instead of one made abroad, based on data from a national survey by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. The findings appeared in an article in the February 2013 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.
(BPT) - Nearly one in three millennials have no money saved for retirement, and a quarter of millennials – people between the ages of 18 and 34 – report owing more money than they have currently saved, according to a survey released by the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC).
(NAPSI)—Every day for the next 15 years, the Social Security Administration estimates, an average of 10,000 Americans will turn 65.
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the more than 43 million Americans over the age of 65, you may have access to a source of income you never knew existed—your life insurance policy.
(NewsUSA) - The smart home has gone mainstream. Currently available technology allows homeowners to further personalize the environments in their homes and to monitor their homes remotely. Consider the increasing popularity of smart appliances such as motion-sensor lights, programmable thermostats and sound-control surround systems. Such technologies will likely expand as ways to make homes not only more comfortable, but also safer and more efficient. Smart home technology is becoming increasingly affordable and will become increasingly common in new homes. For example, in 2013, approximately half of all new homes built in the United States included structured wiring, which is needed for the transmission of high-speed video.
(NewsUSA) - The high cost of home insurance can seem like one more financial hurdle to homeowners, but a solid home insurance policy doesn't have to break the bank.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Investors have obviously caught on. Tired of paying what can be large fees for traditional mutual funds, they've poured $3 trillion into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) -; with $2.09 trillion of that held right here in the U.S. And according to TD Ameritrade, it's millennials, especially, who've been allocating more and more of their portfolios to these baskets of securities that trade intraday like individual stocks.
(BPT) - Work commitments, family obligations, workout time and – if you’re lucky – playtime mean few minutes left over for something as mundane as money management. Yet staying on top of your finances is important, no matter how busy you are, which could be why a third of all Americans say they now bank on their phones or online more than they did a year ago, according to a new survey by Chase. Here are five ways Americans are using digital banking to make it easier than ever to manage their money:
(NAPSI)—In today’s workplace, organizations consist of employees spanning four generations. The U.S. has about 75 million millennials—people ages 18 to 34—and this year they are projected to surpass baby boomers and become the single largest segment of the American workforce, according to the Pew Research Center.