Consumers spent more money on recreation and eating out during the 2021 holiday season than during the 2020 holiday season, but many remain vulnerable as government relief programs expire and inflation continues. This brief examines the factors that may shape financial health in the early months of 2022.
New Pulse transactional data suggests that child tax credit payments have had a positive financial impact on recipients, particularly those who experienced hardship in the past.
During this past year, we’ve heard countless stories about workers having to take time off or quit their jobs to tend to a serious illness or care for loved ones throughout the pandemic.
Discover how Americans’ financial health outcomes have changed as COVID-19 continued to create unprecedented disruptions.
Paid leave for medical and caregiving purposes can help workers cope in challenging times.
Stimulus payments and tax refunds caused account inflows to spike 33% in January and 42% in March, according to analysis from our new Pulse Points series.