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Study: Do You Spend More Time on Holiday Shopping or Money Management? A MyBankTracker.com survey ask American consumers whether they focus more on gift shopping or money management during the holiday season. Study: Who Taught You the Most About Money? Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Study: Who Taught You the Most About Money? Money lessons can come in different forms and they can have a life-long impact --...

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Study: Work Burnout is Main Reason for Americans Quitting A MyBankTracker survey looks at why Americans are quitting their jobs at record levels as the country started to open back up. Survey: How Much Money Would You Pick Up? A MyBankTracker survey looked at how much it would take for someone to pick up free money off the ground. Survey: Americans Became More in Control of Their Finances During the Pandemic Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Survey: Americans Became More in Control of Their Finances During the Pandemic There’s no doubt that the pandemic kicked off a period of financial uncertainty. It... Survey: Most Americans Plan to Save Their Tax Refunds in 2021 Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Survey: Most Americans Plan to Save Their Tax Refunds in 2021 The 2021 tax season is likely to stand out from previous years as many Americans... Survey: Would You Rather Reveal Your Weight or Your Salary? A recent MyBankTracker survey compares the comfort level between men and women when it comes to revealing their weight and their salary. Study: Consumers Wanted to Deposit More in Savings in 2020 A year-long MyBankTracker survey found that more Americans sought to deposit more money into savings. Survey: COVID-19’s Financial Effect on Millennials Photo of Richard Barrington Richard Barrington Survey: COVID-19’s Financial Effect on Millennials The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the money challenges faced by millennials in... Study: Cash Back is the Preferred Type of Credit Card Rewards Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Study: Cash Back is the Preferred Type of Credit Card Rewards When picking a credit card, it’s tough to resist the allure of big rewards.... Study: Will Your Presidential Vote Depend on the Impact on Your Finances? A study commissioned by MyBankTracker looks at whether Americans will vote based on the presidential candidate's expected impact on their personal finances. Survey: When Parents Plan to Start Teaching Their Kids About Money Find out when parents taught, or plan to teach, their kids about money and personal finance and whether they believe a course should be taught in school. Survey: U.S. Household Paid More Than $1.1 Billion in Checking Account Maintenance Fees in 2019 Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Survey: U.S. Household Paid More Than $1.1 Billion in Checking Account Maintenance Fees in 2019 When a checking account often acts as the financial hub of personal finances,... Study: Do You Hide Spending From Your Spouse or Partner Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Study: Do You Hide Spending From Your Spouse or Partner Disparities in financial habits and outlook are sources of tension for couples.... Study: What Are Americans’ Biggest Financial Concerns During the Coronavirus Crisis? Find out what American are most concerned about financially during the coronavirus pandemic that is causing major financial stress. Study: More Than Half of Americans Do Not Put Spare Change to Good Use A survey finds that fewer Americans are putting their spare change to good use -- possibly due to other convenient payment methods and fewer coin counters. Study: How Common is Financial Stress in a Romantic Relationship? Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Study: How Common is Financial Stress in a Romantic Relationship? Money is considered a touchy subject in romantic relationships since it is a... Study: How Much Money Would You Lend to Family or Close Friends? Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Study: How Much Money Would You Lend to Family or Close Friends? When a family member or close friend asks you to borrow some money, it’s often... Study: Last-Minute Gift Shopping is the Biggest Financial Mistake During the Holiday Season A study found that the majority of Americans make the financial mistake of last-minute gift shopping during the holidays, which make it tough to find deals. Study: Big Savers Want High Savings Rates, Small Savers Prefer Great Mobile Banking Find out what features are preferred by Americans who are looking for a new savings account or certificate of deposit (CD). Study: Half of Americans Don’t Foresee a U.S. Recession Any Time Soon Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Study: Half of Americans Don’t Foresee a U.S. Recession Any Time Soon Every news outlet is talking about the many signs of an impending U.S.... Study: Nearly 1 in 3 Americans Do Not Trust Mobile Banking at All Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Study: Nearly 1 in 3 Americans Do Not Trust Mobile Banking at All As smartphones and tablet devices have become necessities in the everyday lives... Study: What Do People Want From a Credit Card? According to a survey, most people prefer to earn credit card rewards in the form of cash back instead of travel rewards or points. Study: What Americans Are Most Concerned About as Interest Rates Fall Find out what Americans are most concerned about as the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates, which can affect savings, loans, and investments. Survey: U.S. Households Paid More than $1 Billion in Checking Account Maintenance Fees in 2018 Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Survey: U.S. Households Paid More than $1 Billion in Checking Account Maintenance Fees in 2018 For most people, a checking account is essential because it acts as the hub of... Study: More than Half of  Americans Believe Children Should Manage Their Own Money Before Age 18 Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Study: More than Half of Americans Believe Children Should Manage Their Own Money Before Age 18 Financial literacy has been a hot topic for Americans who feel that money... Study: 1 in 5 Americans Spend More Time Planning Vacations vs. Managing Their Money A MyBankTracker survey finds that 1 in 5 Americans spend more time planning vacations than managing money, while 34% spend an equal amount of time on both. Survey Finds That 43% of Americans Have Less Than $500 for a Financial Emergency A MyBankTracker survey finds that 4 out of 10 Americans have less than $500 for an emergency and 1 of 10 American don't even know what an emergency fund is. Survey Shows 3.5 Million Americans Would Go to Jail vs. Pay Off Their Debt Photo of Simon Zhen Simon Zhen Survey Shows 3.5 Million Americans Would Go to Jail vs. Pay Off Their Debt Consumer debt can be debilitating for people who struggle to pay it off. As of June...