Concerns About Inflation and Interest Rates Increase to Highest Levels in Two Years Even as Majority of U.S. Consumers Remain Optimistic About Finances
June 12, 2024 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, June 12, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TransUnion’s (NYSE: TRU) newly released Q2 2024 Consumer Pulse study found that consumer concerns about inflation and interest rates reached their highest...
Resumption of Student Loan Payments Caught Two-Thirds of Borrowers by Surprise; More Consumers Say Household Finances Worsening, Though Better than a Year Ago
November 02, 2023 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, Nov. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two in three consumers (65%) with a student loan said they were caught by surprise when the U.S. Department of Education announced this summer that student...
Inflation Has Consumers in a Recession State of Mind, Yet Optimism about Finances Hits Highest Level in Six Quarters
June 07, 2023 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, June 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Many consumers are in a financial conundrum. The latest TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) Consumer Pulse study found that 44% of Americans believe the U.S. economy is...
More than Half (55%) of Canadians Surveyed Say Their Incomes Aren’t Keeping Up With Inflation
October 12, 2022 06:00 ET | TransUnion
Q3 2022 TransUnion Canada Consumer Pulse study key findings:   54% reported reducing discretionary spending over the last three months.  61% said their household income remained unchanged over the...
Generational Divide Evident in Latest TransUnion Consumer Pulse with Younger Americans More Positive About their Financial Future
September 14, 2022 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The youngest generations continue to be more optimistic about their financial future in the next 12 months than their older counterparts. The latest...
Majority of Americans Optimistic About Their Financial Future Despite Challenges Brought on by Inflation and Fears of a Recession
June 08, 2022 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More than half of Americans (55%) remain optimistic about their financial future even as inflation and fears of a recession weigh on their finances. The...
Consumer Spending Behavior Shifts as Two in Three Americans Say They are Extremely or Very Concerned About Inflation
March 02, 2022 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, March 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two in three Americans (64%) report being extremely or very concerned about inflation, according to TransUnion’s (NYSE: TRU) latest Consumer Pulse study....
Optimism Remains High Even as Inflation Concerns Grow and Vaccines Play Role in “Great Resignation”
November 17, 2021 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Even as inflation concerns rise and vaccines impact some jobs, nearly two in three consumers, particularly those from the youngest generations, are...
Household Incomes Continue to Recover from the Pandemic, Though Recent Rise in COVID-19 Cases Impacting Consumer Sentiment
August 25, 2021 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The percentage of consumers who reported their household income is negatively impacted by COVID-19 continued to decline, reaching 30% at the beginning of...
Impact of COVID-19 to Household Incomes Reaches Pandemic Low with Recent Graduates Demonstrating the Most Optimism
June 16, 2021 08:00 ET | TransUnion
CHICAGO, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The percentage of U.S. consumers who said their household income continues to be negatively impacted by COVID-19 dropped to 32% at the beginning of June....