Financial literacy: Many Americans lack it

Jan 08, 2018 Walt Wojciechowski

It isn't just the unbanked and underbanked whose financial literacy may be lacking; the same can be said for much of the nation's citizens - banked or otherwise.

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Unbanked vs. Underbanked: Who they are and how they differ

Dec 23, 2017 Walt Wojciechowski

For the sake of clarity, here's how the unbanked and underbanked compare and contrast and the characteristics that the unbanked and underbanked frequently possess:

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Do consumers have more trust in banks?

Dec 20, 2017 Walt Wojciechowski

Have Americans become any more trusting of banking institutions? New data appears to indicate as much, though there's room for improvement.

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Cash still primary payment system for consumers

Dec 11, 2017 Walt Wojciechowski

Last year, more than 85 percent of U.S. consumers used cash to purchase goods and services, according to the most recent data available from Blackhawk Network.

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Renters saving big by re-upping on their leases

Nov 27, 2017 Walt Wojciechowski

In a bid to shore up their spending power, more renters are re-upping on their leases - and saving big as a result.

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