Natural disasters like hurricanes and floods have caused more than $2.4 trillion in economic and insurance losses in the past decade. Which disasters tend to be the most costly, and how successfully have residents and business protected themselves against serious damage?
With rising gas and electricity costs, Britons can gripe about the rising cost of doing everyday things, such as making tea. But do we really have it that bad? Of the big six energy suppliers in the UK, which will charge you the most for a cup of tea?
Alcohol-related crashes are estimated to cost the public more than $50 billion per year + another $60 billion in quality of life losses. Drunk driving costs each American adult almost $500 per year.
Let’s face it, health care costs are ridiculous. Sadly, hundreds of billions of dollars are going straight into where most paperwork goes: the shredder. This infographic highlights where those allocated costs are distributed and what they should do about it.
The price of Medical services are rising at a faster rate than any other service and far exceed the pace of inflation. The following graphic breaks down the most expensive medical procedures by cost and takes a closer look into the rising cost of healthcare in our country. Have you ever wondered which states pay […]
Healthcare takes out a major chunk of people’s salary around the world, especially in the U.S; it is also known to have the most expensive healthcare system in the world and also takes the biggest slice of the annual GDP. Lets take a look at some facts about the cost of healthcare around the world.
You probably first learned about opportunity cost sitting in your high school economics class, while your teacher made an analogy that involved gum and ice cream. The concept is simple: when you make a choice to do something, you give up an opportunity to do something else valuable.
Recently, George Washington University released the first ever study to list the specific costs of being overweight and obese. They say it’s the first study ever to do so! Obesity is a major issue for our nation, so DebtManagement combined the study’s findings with other research to try to give a picture of the true […]
How do we love Valentine’s day? Let us count the ways. In total, Americans spend approx. $13 billion per year on Valentine’s day. 63% of consumers celebrate Valentine’s day. On average, each one will spend $120 on Valentine’s day gifts. Men spend twice as much as woman.