Chris Townsend

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The Dicey Retirement Gamble Americans Are Making

It’s appropriate that the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s (EBRI) 2016 Retirement Confidence Survey was just released during the American Society on Aging’s annual Aging in America conference I’m attending in Washington, D.C. Unfortunately, from my reading of the survey, workers are far more …

Homeownership Increasingly Difficult For Average Americans

(Reuters) – Home prices are rising faster than wages in most of the United States, making homeownership increasingly difficult for average Americans …

​America's skyrocketing credit card debt

The U.S. economy may be strengthening, but by one measure Americans are flunking the basics of personal finance.<p>Credit card debt is ballooning, …

Average Credit Card Debt in America: July 2018

Our researchers found the median debt per American household to be <b>$2,300</b>, while the average debt stands at <b>$5,700</b>. Combined data from the U.S. Census …

American Household Credit Card Debt Statistics: 2017 - NerdWallet

Footnotes<p>[1] This $911 billion total is a NerdWallet-adjusted version of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Household Debt and Credit report …

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