Debt.com’s latest “Holiday Spending Survey” shows 3 in 5 expect they’ll spend more due to inflation. Many will use credit cards to cover the costs.
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 Debt.com poll of 1,000 Americans shows more than half would take on debt for a family member’s funeral. Four in ten who already have, are struggling to pay it off.
A new Debt.com poll found that inflation has made it harder for people to pay for basic needs.
Debt.com’s annual poll of 1,000 Americans shows debt is a major reason to start budgeting. Fortunately, the budget has been a proven solution.
A new Debt.com poll shows many rely on credit cards due to price hikes and rising costs from inflation.
Debt.com polled 1,000 Americans on how credit card spending affects them psychologically. Even more than last year feel emotional weight from their credit card debt.
Nearly a third of respondents said credit card debt contributed to their divorce.
To promote National Identity Theft Prevention and Awareness Month, Debt.com asked Americans if they’ve ever fallen victim to the crime.
A Debt.com Analysis of the Lipstick Index & Survey Supports Predictions of a Continued Economic Downturn into 2023
What is the Lipstick Index? The theory is, “when economic conditions worsen, beauty product sales get better.”
1 in 4 are spending more than $200 on natural disaster preparedness this year.
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 media contact Christine Burton at [email protected]. You can also ask follow-up questions using the form on the right side of this page.