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Consumers Are Reportedly Willing to Pay 9.7% Sustainability Premium Despite Cost-of-Living and Inflationary Concerns

Consumers are willing to spend an average of 9.7% more on sustainably produced or sourced goods, even as cost-of-living and inflationary concerns weigh, according to PwC’s 2024 Voice of the Consumer Survey, released recently. The survey, which collected “the perspectives of more than 20,000 consumers… Read More

UK Consumers Are Reportedly Expecting to Save More But May Not Be Aware of Applicable Taxes

UK consumers are expecting to save more this year yet are unaware that the interest earned on their savings could result in being eligible to pay tax, according to an update from NatWest. Almost a third (31%) of savers are “expecting to save more and… Read More

Majority of US SMBs Expect Revenue Growth in 2024, Research Report Claims

A majority of small and mid-sized business owners expect their revenues to increase this year, and their worries over a recession have declined substantially, according to the 2024 Bank of America Business Owner Report, conducted in partnership with Bank of America Institute (NYSE: BAC). While… Read More

Research from Fintech Mambu Reveals Gen Z’s Interest in Shariah-Compliant or Islamic Banking Services

New research from Mambu reveals that just over a quarter (26%) of Gen Z Muslims solely use Islamic banking, though 85% of them are interested in banking “with a financial institution that offers Shariah-compliant products.” More than 560 banks worldwide adhere to Islamic principles; however,… Read More

Brightflag, an AI-enhanced Legal Operations Platform, Releases Insights from Legal Operations Compensation Survey

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Now in its third year, Brightflag’s annual Corporate Legal Operations Compensation Report captures data to help legal operations professionals, General Counsel, and HR leaders better understand fair market compensation and recent salary trends. The survey that forms the basis of the report was conducted in… Read More

SoFi at Work Survey Reveals More Employees Are Stressed About Finances

More employees than ever — nearly 9 out of 10 — are feeling stressed about their finances, with almost half saying they’re just getting by. Despite budgets for salary increases reaching a 22-year high in 2023, 48% of workers are worried they “don’t have enough… Read More

Australian Businesses Faring Well Despite Changing Economic Environment – Research Report

Businesses in Australia are reportedly faring well despite changing economic conditions, says Westpac’s latest business snapshot. Australian businesses are largely managing “slowing consumer demand and are cautiously optimistic as they head into 2024.” Westpac’s latest Quarterly Business Snapshot), which “analyzes millions of daily business banking… Read More

Royal Bank of Scotland Reports Decline in Hiring Activity Last Month

The latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs survey signalled a drop in recruitment activity across Scotland at the start of 2024. Both permanent staff placements and temp billings “fell sharply in January, with the latter posting the first decline in three months.” Subdued… Read More

UK Businesses Entered New Year with Renewed Positivity as Overall Confidence Increased -Report

Businesses in the United Kingdom have reportedly entered the new year with renewed positivity as overall confidence rose to the highest level for nearly two years. The Barometer – which measures businesses’ confidence by assessing their trading prospects and optimism in the economy – shows… Read More

Digital Assets Survey Reveals Bitcoin and Ethereum Have Most Compelling Growth Outlook

James Butterfill, Head Of Research at CoinShares, has shared the results of the latest digital asset fund manager survey. As noted in the update, 75% of all respondents believe Bitcoin and Ethereum have “the most compelling growth outlook.” As mentioned in the report, digital assets… Read More

Younger UK Consumers Say Cost of Living Crisis Had Worse Impact on Lives than Pandemic – Survey

The Prince’s Trust NatWest Youth Index 2024, released recently, finds half (49 per cent) of 16–25-year-olds in the UK think the cost of living crisis has had a worse impact on their life than the pandemic. As noted by the Natwest Group, it shows young… Read More

Majority of Consumers View Circularity as a Money Saver, According to Report from Fintech Klarna

The vast majority of consumers are “aware of the financial benefits of circular practices – particularly repair and second-hand shopping” – finds a new report from Klarna, the AI-powered payments network and shopping assistant. Drawing on insights from a survey of over 3,000 consumers “across… Read More

US Consumers Being Increasingly Victimized by Fraud on Gig Economy Platforms – Report

Nearly one in four (24%) Americans have been victimized by fraud or identity theft “while using gig economy platforms, like delivery and ride-sharing apps,” according to an update from TransUnion. That is more than double the rate they “experienced elsewhere, with only 10% reporting victimization… Read More

Nearly Half of Binance Users Depend on Digital Assets to Earn “Extra Income” – Survey

Binance recently revealed that it administered “a survey to better understand their users’ motivations and reasons for using digital assets.” Drawing on a sample of over 1,000 respondents, the Binance survey found “that nearly half (45%) listed earning extra income as their primary use for… Read More

Majority of US Credit Cardholders Living Paycheck to Paycheck – LendingClub Report

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the parent company of LendingClub Bank, America’s digital marketplace bank, released key findings from the 29th edition of the Reality Check: Paycheck-To-Paycheck research series. The Credit Card Use Deep Dive Edition examines “the financial lifestyles of U.S. consumers and explores how… Read More

US Is Facing Retirement Crisis: 56 Million Privately Employed Americans Lack Access to Savings Programs via Employers – Report Claims

Betterment at Work, a provider of modern financial benefits for today’s diverse workforce, today released a new survey on the state of retirement readiness across the U.S. workforce. The report, which tracks year-over-year trends “from 2022, polled 1,000 full-time U.S. employees to examine how retirement… Read More

Digital Lending Software Firm Blend’s Mortgage Suite Saves Resources with Product Automation and Streamlined Application Flows – Report

Blend has shared the 2023 Mortgage Suite ROI Study. Jordan Brown, CEO of MarketWise Advisors LLC, has distributed the third annual Blend return on investment (ROI) impact analysis “conducted by MarketWise Advisors.” The study reportedly provides “an independent evaluation of Blend’s mortgage technology and its… Read More

US Retail Investors Now More Concerned About Losing Money than Missing Out on Big Opportunities – Report

U.S. retail investors are more scared about the prospect of losing money than possibly missing out on the next big opportunity according to new research from trading and investing platform eToro. eToro’s Rethinking Risk research reveals “that 61% of U.S. retail investors say that their… Read More

AI Adoption Among Financial Services Providers Is Universal, Despite Mixed Signals of Readiness – Survey

One in five are not confident that their organizations are well-positioned to “take advantage of the potential benefits AI might bring,” according to an update from Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) which released its 2023 Financial Services GenAI Survey. Nearly all (99%) of the financial… Read More

Institutional Investors See Crypto as “Safe Haven” Strategy for Hedging Against Traditional Markets – Survey

Sygnum launches its inaugural institutional investor crypto survey report, Future Finance 23. The purpose of the research is “to accurately measure institutional crypto adoption, track trends over time, and profile the needs and challenges of future institutional crypto market entrants.” Key themes include: 40% of… Read More

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