Tamara E. Holmes

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

Less Than Half of Consumers Would Feel Safe Shopping at Big-Box Retailers, Malls

Women more concerned with safety of brick-and-mortars than men

Younger Shoppers More Likely to Stockpile Amidst Coronavirus Crisis

53% of shoppers under 30 admit to hoarding products

Younger Workers Having the Most Difficulty Working From Home

More than half of Gen Z, millennial workers say videoconferencing hurts their productivity

Consumers Eager to Return to Pre-Coronavirus Routines, Survey Shows

Nearly a third say they will visit brick-and-mortar businesses more frequently than before the pandemic

Coronavirus Crisis Financial Concerns Transcend Income Levels

79% of those who make more than $100K still worry about finances due to the pandemic

Business Owners Still Optimistic They Can Weather Coronavirus Storm

Survey shows companies investing in infrastructure, employees, outreach

COVID-19 May Affect Some Workers’ Future Pay

18% of employers say they have either delayed, canceled or reduced planned merit increases

COVID-19 Crisis Shines Light on Pros and Cons of Working Remotely

69% of workers sent home to work as a result of COVID-19 are enjoying it

Half of Retirees Say Their Retirement Date Came Unexpectedly

Job loss, health challenges leave many workers with less time to amass savings

More Companies Anticipating Layoffs

26% of CFOs expect to cut jobs within 30 days

Half of Consumers Expect Savings to Run Out by End of April

Paying for housing costs a concern for both homeowners and renters

Most Consumers Believe Stores Should Reopen By End of May

Men, millennials expect earlier return to normalcy