Tamara E. Holmes

Tamara E. Holmes is a Washington, DC-based writer who covers personal finance, entrepreneurship and careers.

Consumers Unaware of How Apps Use Financial Data

Only 11% of app users read and understood the terms and conditions

Moms, Pets Top Holiday Gift Lists

More than half of Gen Z shoppers would go into debt for mom’s present

Millennials Most Likely to Abandon In-Store Purchases for Online

However, brick-and-mortars gain boost from self-checkout options

7 in 10 Millennials Plan to Buy More Travel Insurance

Terrorism, disease are top concerns of travelers

Consumers Concerned About Holiday Shopping Season Fraud

65% believe purchases will put them at higher risk

Survey: Financial Setbacks Can Take Months to Recover From

Median cost of setbacks ranges between $3,000 and $4,000

Credit Cards, Low Financial Literacy Fuel Skyrocketing Debt

Survey: Millennials know less about money, credit basics than older generations

Consumers Cutting Expenses to Afford Health Care Premiums

Separate survey finds nearly half expect to enroll in high-deductible plan

When it Comes to Furniture, Consumers Willing to Splurge for Comfort

New sofa or sectional No. 1 item to indulge on

Millennials’ Awareness of Credit Standing Outpaces Other Generations

73% of survey respondents think about credit scores at least once a month

Half of Taxpayers Changed Charitable Giving Strategy After Tax Reform

Many consumers were surprised by their tax situations after filing last year’s taxes

Most Consumers Think Used Cars are Older, Cheaper Than They Actually Are

Survey finds used vehicles cost more than twice what consumers estimated