Category: Finance & Money Infographics
Surprisingly, 65% of adults have never checked their credit report, and 60% of those adults have never viewed their credit score. Your credit score says a lot about you, and it can impact some of the largest purchasing decisions in your life. Ignoring your credit report can also leave you unaware of mistakes that could drop you into a lower credit score bracket.
While the traditionally employed are being enrolled in company-sponsored 401(k)s with regular automatic contributions, nearly 70 percent of self-employed are often not saving for retirement on a regular basis – or at all – according to this survey of self-employed Americans.
How much are you paying in tax towards pleasure products like alcohol, cigarettes, gambling and marijuana? This infographic gives you an idea how much you would be paying for these items if tax was excluded from the price.
According to data compiled by Fundable, only 0.91 percent of startups are funded by angel investors, while a measly 0.05 percent are funded by VCs. In contrast, 57 percent of startups are funded by personal loans and credit, while 38 percent receive funding from family and friends. In this infographic, Entrepreneur.com looks at where startup funding comes from.
With Ben Bernanke’s tenure as Chairman of the Federal Reserve coming to a close and a new chairman being selected, it’s helpful to take time to review the impact Bernanke has had on our nation’s economy. Many have praised Bernanke for work he has done as chairman. Bernanke has also had what many consider to be his fair share of failures. So what’s in store for the Federal Reserve once Bernanke steps down?
We all use money to engage in commerce every day, but have you ever stopped and looked at the pictures of the people on your money and asked, “Who are you, and how did you end up there?” In this infographic, Chargeback.com takes a look at our currency in the U.S. and answer the question of who is on our money and why.
Is something not quite right about your investment portfolio? Perhaps there is something sinister lurking in your investments, costly charges, under-performing funds and super high risk? There are a number of zombie portfolios out there giving the false impression that you are getting good value for your money. Well rplan shows us how to spot an investment zombie and ways to counter the damage.
Today, the insurance industry has been through mergers and consolidations as laws have changed, and automation has enabled companies to do more with fewer people employed. Today insurance is more profitable than ever as people live longer and pay more into their policies. In this infographic, lifewithouttroubles.com looks at the history of life insurance.
Even though President Obama has been trying to get in control rising student debt, what is now being termed a valid crisis, through policies on college education trying to help students make better choices by rating colleges and pay as you earn relief programs, the student loan situation is getting out of hand. Financial aid may be a necessity for some who have their sights set on higher education.
Most believe investing in real estate without money is difficult, and some believe it’s a flat out fallacy. Yet, real estate investing WITH money certainly offers no “easy” guarantees, either as evidenced in this infographic by Epic Real Estate that looks at the 10 worst celebrity real estate investments of all time.
For each of us who is curious to know who are the top 10 richest people of the planet, CSBS College has made the following infographic with information about their businesses, estimated wealth and also what level of education everyone have.
Like planting a tree, the best time to start saving is 20 years ago. The second best time is now. Check out this infographic and learn how to make your savings grow.
High-Frequency Trading (HFT) is one of the most controversial topics in the markets today. This type of trading involves the use of computer algorithms to rapidly open and exit positions in stocks at the speed of light. Investoo.com has put together this historical time-line of the impact of high-frequency trading (HFT) in the financial markets.