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Generation Z may have grown up during the Great Recession, but they’re coming of age during a historically long economic expansion. A recent study from credit bureau TransUnion (TRU) examines the credit profile of Generation Z, which it defines as those born in or after 1995. Among those Gen Zers who have already reached adulthood in the U.S., 66% are already credit active, meaning they have some sort of loan product.
Representatives from fast-growing Charlotte businesses told the governor and mayor that the local economy is strong, but they still need a deeper talent pool.
According to LendingTree's latest survey, 45% of homeowners have plans to move to a different house within the next decade while a few millennials question whether homeownership is the best fit. LendingTree commissioned the survey of more than 1,500 Americans to better understand their sentiments around making moves in this new decade, whether it's buying a home or choosing to rent.
Six in 10 Americans are concerned with the amount of technology in cars now compared to five years ago, according to a survey commissioned by ValuePenguin.com. 72% of Americans say they would feel unsafe with self-driving cars on the road and 74% don't anticipate buying an electric car in the near future. Here are other key findings from the survey:
QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces, today released a report States with the highest marriage and lowest divorce rates.
It hasn't been the best quarter for LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) shareholders, since the share price has fallen 14...
LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), the parent of LendingTree, LLC and several companies owned by LendingTree, LLC, today announced that it will release its fiscal fourth quarter 2019 results on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, and the company will hold a conference call at 9:00am ET. Those interested in participating in the conference call may dial in five minutes prior to the start. The call will be simultaneously webcast via the company's website at http://investors.lendingtree.com.
Entrepreneurial hopefuls might be able to achieve their aim of founding a business sooner rather than later— if they live in the right place. LendingTree, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today released its study revealing the major U.S. cities with the youngest business founders and found that New Orleans, Salt Lake City and Philadelphia took the top spots.
College students often make poor decisions while away at school, but how pervasive is the issue? A new ValuePenguin.com survey has found that 1 in 2 college students engaged in high-risk, and often life threatening, behaviors while away at school over the past 12 months, but are worryingly unprepared to deal with the consequences of these behaviors:
Most Americans ushered in the new year and new decade feeling burdened by debt, although the LendingTree survey also showed that many are still optimistic about their financial futures. To measure the confidence of American consumers for the decade ahead, LendingTree commissioned a survey of more than 1,500 Americans from Dec. 13-16, 2019.
In 2019, travelers have had about a 1 in 5 chance of their flight arriving late, and data also showed 2% of flights have been canceled, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Depending on where travelers fly out of, airport experiences could be miserable.
Despite doctors recommending flu shots for nearly all healthy individuals, a startling 43% of Americans will not get a flu shot this year according to a new ValuePenguin.com survey.
With almost 83 million passengers flying on U.S. and Foreign airlines serving the United States, it's no wonder that sentiments toward airline customer service has declined. In fact, a new ValuePenguin.com survey found that 56% of Americans who flew on an airplane in the past 12 months say airline customer service is declining
LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today released a study on the financial impact of raising a 'fair' credit score to 'very good' that found consumers could save over $56,000 across the lifetime of common interest-carrying debt types. On a monthly basis, that translates to an average total difference of $316 per month.
LendingTree®, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, has released the findings of its study on the most popular metro areas for millennials seeking homeownership. LendingTree analyzed new purchase mortgage requests nation's 50 largest metros on our online marketplace from January to November 2019 and found that millennials are the primary home-seeking generation for over half of the 50 largest metro areas in the US.
LendingTree stock has dropped 30% in the past six months. Compass Point affirmed its target price at $340.
QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces, released a report on depression rates among all 50 states, and the impact of mental health care access on decreasing numbers.
One thing nearly everyone can agree on about the past decade is that it has been very, very good for stock market investors. The Russell 1000 large-company index, which tracks the 1,000 biggest U.S. stocks by market value, has gained roughly 252% since the start of the 2010s, including reinvested dividends.Some stocks have done far better. Microsoft (MSFT) awoke from its long slumber and jumped 545% over the past decade. Dollar General (DG) made a lot of bucks, gaining 632%. And Ulta Beauty (ULTA) has made a lovely 1,325% gain.But those aren't the tippy-top stocks of the Russell 1000. Not even close.Here are the top 10 large-company stocks of the decade, as well as a look at what put them on top of the heap. We chose the Russell 1000 because it offers an even broader look at the stock market than the S&P; 500, but still excludes smaller companies where extremely outsize gains are more common and can more easily come from a single, quick driver. SEE ALSO: The 20 Best Stocks to Buy for 2020
Are Millennials more traditional than older generations when it comes to Christmas? A new ValuePengiun.com survey has found that millennials and men are most likely to choose a live tree over an artificial one.
December tends to be the biggest month for car sales, but some brands sell far more than the industry average. Whether people are buying it for themselves or as a gift for another, the most notable brands include the Ford F-series and Chevrolet's Silverado.
LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ: TREE), operator of LendingTree.com, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, today introduced financial guidance for fiscal year 2020 ahead of the company's Analyst and Investor Day.
We are still in an overall bull market and many stocks that smart money investors were piling into surged through the end of November. Among them, Facebook and Microsoft ranked among the top 3 picks and these stocks gained 54% and 51% respectively. Hedge funds' top 3 stock picks returned 41.7% this year and beat […]
It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it's also the most expensive, which puts a damper on the season for most Americans. LendingTree's 2019 Holiday Spending Survey found that 61% of Americans are dreading the holidays due to the extra spending and financial burden the season brings, causing loss of sleep, anxiety, and added debt.
New York-based SmartAsset — a personal finance tech firm — created an index to track success looking at the proportion of people in a county with small business income, how much business income those people reported and the amount of tax a potential resident must pay on their income. Here's how each Central Florida county ranked in the state: Orange: No. 14 Seminole: No. 17 Volusia: No. 22 Osceola: No. 27 Lake: No. 31 Brevard: No. 43 The best county in Florida for small business owners was Franklin, followed by Walton and Miami-Dade counties. Orange County came in at No. 154 in the U.S. The study comes as financial website Magnify Money found 76% of Orlando businesses are small businesses with fewer than 10 employees.