Category Archives: Chart of the Week

Chart of the Week: Motherhood on Pause for Educated Professionals

What is the ideal age for women to have children? Well, for the median age for first-time mothers with a master’s degree or better is 30. In comparison, the target age for women with at a high school diploma or … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Millennials Buying the Most Homes

We have been hearing so much about American millennials being saddled with college debt that it is encouraging to see they are also buying the greatest percentage of houses. According to a recent study released by the National Association of … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Women Are Better Investors Than Men    

Overconfidence appears to be the Achilles heel of male investors. They tend to save less and trade stocks more, which puts them at a competitive financial disadvantage relative to women. Women generally save more in their retirement accounts than men … Continue reading

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Chart of the Week: Where Are the Best Countries to Retire?

If one of your first answers was the United States, you would have had to wait until number 19 on the retirement ranking list. According to the 2015 Global Retirement Index compiled by Nataxis Global Asset Management, Switzerland grabbed the … Continue reading

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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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