Infographics about money, jobs, unemployment and more.

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Michigan Households Can’t Afford Basic Necessities

Michigan Households Can’t Afford Basic Necessities

According to a report from the United Way, at least 40% of households in Michigan cannot afford the bare minimum to live and work in the modern economy.

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10 Money Saving Tips for College Kids

10 Money Saving Tips for College Kids Infographic

1) Save on laptops and software Check for sales and student discounts before buying a computer or software. Labor Day and Black Friday are good times to get deep discounts on electronics. Many companies offer reduced prices to students, and campus bookstores often have good deals. Protect your investment with anti-virus software. 2) Shop thrift […]

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

Top 10 most dangerous jobs infographic

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these are the most dangerous industries in America. There were a total of 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2016, a 7% increase from 2015, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. These are ranked by the number of fatalities per 100,000 full-time […]

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Where Does All That Money Go? Infographic of Consumer Spending

Consumer spending infographic

Data from the Consumer Expenditure Surveys (CE) measure how consumers allocate their spending among the various areas of their lives. Not surprisingly, housing is the number one expenditure, followed by transportation. Here is where consumers are spending money. Average expenditures and income of all consumer units*: Income before taxes          $73,207 Average […]

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SafetyNet Expands to Michigan!

Michigan state of savings infographic

Today is a big day as we get ready to launch in the car capital of the world! From those who work in the auto industry to those in manufacturing and beyond, we’re excited to bring SafetyNet’s job loss and disability insurance to residents of The Great Lakes State. It’s our mission to bring financial […]

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SafetyNet Launches in Oklahoma!

Oklahoma state of savings infographic

We’re so excited to be launching in the Sooner State today, helping to improve the financial well-being of the 1.8 million workers employed in Oklahoma! From those living in Oklahoma City to the Great Plains, our mission is to bring Okies greater peace of mind over their financial future. As with all the states in […]

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SafetyNet is Now Available in Colorado!

Colorado state of savings infographic

We’re thrilled to announce that today SafetyNet is now available to residents of The Centennial State! From the Rocky Mountains to the Mile High City, we’re pleased to offer hard-working Coloradans the opportunity to protect their income in the case of an unexpected job loss or disability, and help people sleep better at night knowing […]

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The State of Savings: Missouri

Missouri state of savings infographic

Hello Show Me State! As of today, we’re excited to officially offer SafetyNet job loss and disability insurance to hard-working residents of Missouri. No matter if you’re a Royals fan or root for the Cardinals, SafetyNet has you covered in the case you experience an unexpected loss of income. It’s our mission to help hard-working […]

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Impact of Student Debt on Young Employees

the impact of student debt on young employees infographic

Young workers are worried about repaying their student debt, according to a recent survey by American Student Assistance®, a private nonprofit dedicated to eliminating finance as a barrier to education. They are highly stressed out about debt, which is impacting their productivity at work. The Young Workers and Student Debt survey polled 502 young workers […]

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16 Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund

16 Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund

1. Job Loss Whether you are unexpectedly laid off or fired, or you have to leave a job for personal reasons, living without a paycheck is extremely stressful. You need a stash of cash to make ends meet between jobs. 2. Hours or Salary Cut Maybe you still have a job, but your salary or […]