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Follow financial trends and get insight on what consumers really think about debt, credit and personal finance with original surveys and data studies from Debt.com.
A balance transfer credit card is a useful tool to consolidate debt, but only if it’s used correctly. We asked consumers about their thoughts on balances transfers, and it turns out that over half of people may be using them in a financially risky way.
Debt.com conducted a nationwide online survey to ask people about their perspectives on credit cards and how they use them. We also explored people’s knowledge of credit to see how much people know about the credit they use every day.
Building a successful household budget is one of the keys to financial success, but budgeting is a notorious hassle. Although technology has made things easier, many people still prefer the old-school methods to make a budget.
Fort Lauderdale, Feb. 13, 2018 – Despite reports of near record-high spending for Valentine’s Day, a new Debt.com survey (results below) finds most people are not interested in their partner going into debt to get the perfect gift. In fact, almost half of survey respondents said they don’t expect their partner to spend anything at […]
More Details about Financial Research from Debt.com
At Debt.com, we strive to understand what consumers think about debt and how they really feel about their finances and credit. That’s why we’re constantly polling and surveying consumers on a wide-range of financial research topics. This allows us to follow key trends in consumer finance and helps drive our development of new resources and tools that support consumers in their efforts to achieve long-term financial stability.
Most of the financial research studies you see listed above are conducted by Debt.com’s research team through Survey Monkey. We acquire survey participants by reaching out to our email subscribers and social media audience. So, by and large, most of the respondents who take our surveys are consumers who are actively seeking debt, credit and budgeting solutions, or who have looked for these types of solutions in the past. All surveys we conduct require a minimum sample size of 1,000 respondents.
You can find the specific survey methodology for each survey at the bottom of each financial research study. We encourage you to use this information to gain a better understanding of consumer sentiments when it comes to personal finance. If you’re using this research for an article that will be published online, please link back to the original study when possible, so your readers have the opportunity to look at the full results themselves.
In addition, if you’d like to talk to a financial expert about any results you see here or request an in-depth interview, please reach out to our Social Media Director Michelle Bryan at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also ask follow-up questions using the form on the right side of this page.