Research

July 27, 2020
You may be eligible for a stimulus check

[Updated as of July 2020] If you typically don’t file taxes, you have until October 15th, 2020 to fill out the IRS Non-Filer form in order to be sent your stimulus check. About 12 million Americans are still eligible to receive this $1,200 economic impact payment. For the past month, we’ve been asking SaverLife members…

June 15, 2020
Have you been furloughed or had your hours reduced?

We’ve been seeing in the news that the national unemployment rate is 13.3%. But it’s clear that some areas of the U.S. are hurting more than others. Many people are also struggling with underemployment and may have had their hours cut, in addition to those who are fully unemployed. We asked about 4,200 people who…

April 15, 2020
How COVID-19 is impacting SaverLife members

Spending is down, saving is up As the nation continues to shelter in place, it comes as no surprise that spending on “fun” items and activities has decreased. This includes gym memberships, going to the movies, and eating out. In order to make sure they have enough cash on hand to weather the storm, SaverLife…

May 05, 2020
Stimulus Checks Are Rolling In

Here’s some good news from last week: people are finally receiving their stimulus checks! In mid-April, we asked our members if they expected to receive a check, and we were surprised that an astonishing 27% said no. Fast forward to the end of Apri...