Studies and Data Analysis

Our experts comb through datasets and analyze trends in search of actionable insights — takeaways to help consumers make smart financial choices. Here are some of our latest and most popular reports.

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The coronavirus pandemic and finances

Credit cards

Our library of credit card and debt data is extensive. For additional reports, including archives, click here.

2020 Annual Consumer Credit Card Report, June 2020

2019 Household Credit Card Debt Study, December 2019

2018 Summer Spending Report, April 2018




Autos and insurance


Gen. Z Finances, March 2020

2020 Tax Report, January 2020

2019 Holiday Shopping Report, November 2019

Tax Refund Survey, August 2019


Higher education

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