Category Archives: Chart of the Week

Chart of the Week: It’s the Right Time to be Looking for a Job

If you have been waiting for a window to land a job—as if you were a double-dutch jumper trying to time the swing of the rope—this might finally be your opening! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Baby Boomers Overwhelmed by Millennials

This is the year that millennials will overtake baby boomers as the largest living generation. According to population projections released by the U.S. Census Bureau in December 2014, millennials (ages 18 to 34) will number 73.2 million in 2015, just ahead of the … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: What Is Our Greatest Source of Stress?

We have so many obligations as Americans that it’s no wonder that things inevitably stress us out! The American Psychological Association recently published a report on stress, concluding that stress about money and finances are the nation’s most prevalent source … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: U.S. Cities in the Employment Sweet Spot

If jobs are hard to come by where you live, you might want to check out America’s hottest markets for employment. A recent study conducted by WalletHub sought to assess the relative strength of 150 local job markets through 16 … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Child Care Pinching the Family Budget

Rising costs for child care have rivaled and even surpassed many other family expenses, including housing, transportation and food, squeezing the household budget. Find more cost comparisons in today’s Chart of the Week infographic.

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Chart of the Week: Get a Job with the Right College Major

With jobs seemingly harder to come by and employers being more selective with perspective candidates, it might help to know which college majors will make you more employable. According to a recent survey conducted by Express Employment Professionals, business (27%), … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Roommate Is the Word, Have You Heard?

With the price of renting a place to live rising faster than most Americans’ paychecks, people of all ages have turned to partnering with another person to cut costs. According to a recent Zillow analysis of 2012 U.S. Census data*, … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: It Does Pay—After All—to Have Kids

Being a parent is a lot of work, but there is now evidential proof that it does actually pay to be a mom or a dad. According to a recent study by the Graduate Center of the City University of … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Americans Not Saying “I Do” in Record Numbers

Census and other population data (2012) reveals that a record one-in-five adults (42 million) ages 25 and older had never been married, which is up dramatically from only one-in-ten adults that had not walked down the aisle in 1960. Men … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: How Far Would You Move for a Job?

While it is a daunting task to pick up and move, 64% of people worldwide said they would take a job in another country. According to a recent survey* conducted by the Boston Consulting Group and The Network, respondents in … Continue reading

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