Latest Articles by Xiomara

Median Earnings Up 9% Since 2019, Narrowly Outpacing Inflation Over Same Period
The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked plenty of financial havoc, but there's a bit of light, too: Median wages for full-time, year-round workers in 2021 were 8.8%, or $4,186, higher than they were in 2019. By race and gender, Hispanic and Latino women saw the biggest wage growth by percentage, while ... Continue Reading
April 4, 2022
Every Generation’s Top Investing Goal Is Retirement, But Younger Americans Have an Eye on Getting Rich
Most Americans tend to invest with the primary goal of a comfortable retirement, but some younger investors want to get rich — and invest accordingly. MagnifyMoney surveyed nearly 1,300 Americans to get the pulse of investors, from strategies to behaviors, across different generations. We found that younger investors tend to ... Continue Reading
March 29, 2022
45% of Americans Have Gone to Work Sick Due to a Lack of Paid Time Off
Paid time off (PTO) is an important consideration for workers, especially during a pandemic. MagnifyMoney surveyed more than 1,300 consumers to see who has PTO, how they get it and how they use it. Amid a pandemic that poses new physical and mental health challenges, 45% of Americans report they’ve ... Continue Reading
March 21, 2022