Figuratively Speaking

Figuratively Speaking by John MacIntyre

September 28, 2014

Figuratively Speaking for September 28, 2014

Nationwide, number of times more that the typical oceanfront or lakefront single-family home is worth than the median value of all homes, according to an analysis by Zillow: 2.16 Estimated value of the median single-family home: $171,600 Estimated value of the median waterfront house:... continue

September 21, 2014

Figuratively Speaking for September 21, 2014

Current level of student debt, now greater than credit card and car loan obligations, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York: $1.1 trillion While U.S. jobs are paying an average of 23 percent less since 2008, percentage rise in the overall cost of a degree from a four-year public school,... continue

September 14, 2014

Figuratively Speaking for September 14, 2014

Percentage of all full-time workers in the United States who indicate they typically work more than 40 hours per week, according to Gallup's Work and Education Survey: 50 Percentage of workers who say they work at least 50 hours: 39 Average number of hours per week that full-time... continue

September 07, 2014

Figuratively Speaking for September 07, 2014

Percentage of Americans who believe it is up to parents to educate future generations about money matters, yet only 47 percent of parents indicate they are confident in their own understanding of the topic: 92 Percentage of respondents who believe assigning chores for allowance is one of the best... continue

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