The average American spends $1.33 for every dollar earned. One in four Americans has more debt than savings. Average person’s spending increased about 30% in the last 25 years. That’s on top of the fact that average work hours have risen about 10% in 25 years. Only 50% of Americans are setting up a monthly budget, out of which 21% fail to meet the budget at least six months out of every year. Only 44% of Americans understand that a [...]
There’s been an increasingly louder call for America to get healthy – from doctors to registered nurses to health advocates to concerned parents, all have expressed a desire to curtail the decades long trend of increasing our calorie intake. When compared to the consumption practices of the rest of the world, America’s habits have reached scary levels. This infographic aims to shed some light on how we got where we are.
Cars sales in the United States don’t look all that much different for 2009 than they have for the past few years in terms of which models are going out the showroom door in the greatest numbers. Sales are down across the board, but generally 2008 year’s sales leaders are last year’s sales leaders. Only the Ford Fusion is new to this list.