As the final 2011 extended tax deadline draws near, you can’t help but wonder how many hours you work to pay taxes. Check out our infographic to see how long it takes Americans to pay their taxes and see how your state ranks. Full story
There has been a lot of debate over government spending lately and whether spending more on education improves public school education. Do know how much your state is spending? Check out our infographic to see how much is being spent across the United States. Full story
Fantasy sports continues to grow in the United States, with Fantasy Football scoring as the most popular (and obsessive) fantasy sport. To help kick-off football season, we thought it would be fun to share our infographic highlighting everything from what your mate may be willing to give up to win to how much fantasy football players are willing to wager. Full story
Every year back-to-school comes far too soon for not only students, but parents. With the extensive list of books and supplies required and the rise in prices, parents and students are always trying to find different cost saving alternatives. The U.S. economy has impacted back-to-school and back-to-college plans, but take a look at our infographic to find common ways students are buying textbooks to save on these education costs. Full story
Whew! Summer is almost over and it’s back-to-school time for many. I can hear the cries of joy from so many parents. Not only is it challenging to think of ways to keep them busy, but the costs of activities can break the bank. Check out our infographic on how much Americans spend sending their kiddies off to Amusement Parks during the summer.
With the last chance to appeal the assessed value of your home quickly approaching, we wanted to share our infographic that compares state-by-state property taxes, which is one of the largest home related expenses we pay and is hands down a significant revenue source for state and local governments. Full story
Olympic trials are over and the 2012 London Olympics are just days away. We will all be glued to our TVs (or computers) as we get to see some of our favorite athletes march into the Olympic stadium during opening ceremonies on July 27th. Our infographic shows how the race for the gold will pay off and has paid off for athletes in the past. Full story
Summertime is a busy time for weddings and wedding planning. You have to think about the venue, band or DJ, photographer, florist, videographer, dress, cake, musicians, invitations, and more. But before you plan your nuptials, check out our infographic, which shows you how the time of month, day, and location can impact your wedding costs.
Independence day is here! The day we remember those who fought for our independence in the past and honor our heroic military troops of the present. It’s also a day we celebrate with our families and friends by doing everything from firing up the grill to attending explosive firework shows.Our infographic shows you everything from how much Americans spend on Independence Day to how many millions of dollars in damage their personal firework celebrations are causing. Full story
May and June are exciting months for college grads, parents, and relatives, as college graduates take that final walk across the stage and grab that much anticipated diploma. Parents and relatives are so excited this year, that they are expected to reward the Class of 2012 with $4.7 billion in gift cards, cash, electronics, apparel and other presents. Take a look at our graphical presentation of the college gift giving trends and student loan debt. Full story