Category: Personal Finance

Gen Z is struggling financially more than Millennials did at their age: Study

Young members of Gen Z are struggling more financially today than Millennials did at their age 10 years ago, according to a new study published last week by the credit reporting agency TransUnion. The study includes a survey conducted in February of 614 Gen Z consumers, aged 22-24, and 623 Millennials, who were 22-24 years old 10 years ago. It includes an assessment of credit…

Annual inflation ticks higher to 3.5 percent in March

Inflation ticked higher in March, according to new Labor Department data released Wednesday. The consumer price index (CPI), a popular measure of inflation, rose 0.4 percent last month and 3.5 percent annually, largely in line with economist projections. Economists had anticipated that inflation would increase 0.4 percent in March and 3.4 percent annually. The latest numbers come after two months of hotter than expected inflation…

20 lottery winners who lost it all — as a $935 million Powerball jackpot is still up for grabs

The offers and details on this page may have updated or changed since the time of publication. See our article on Business Insider for current information. A lottery ticket vending machine offers Mega Millions tickets for sale in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images While it may be tempting, buying a lottery ticket is almost certainly not worth it. And even if it does pan out,…