Tamara E. Holmes

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

Coronavirus May Impact Home, Car Purchases

43% of consumers believe their household income will be negatively impacted

76% of Consumers Believe Coronavirus Emergency Paid Leave Should be Expanded

Some workers may not be eligible for paid leave under new coronavirus law

Coronavirus Slams Hourly Workers

More than half facing reduced hours, job loss, new study shows

Amid Growing Coronavirus Fears, Businesses Step Up

New survey shows increase in companies offering paid sick leave

Sandwich Generation Struggling with Financial Demands

Survey says 59% plan to give parents or in-laws financial support as they age

Survey Suggests Many Employees Don’t Trust HR

Most complaints to human resources departments don’t lead to disciplinary action

Remote Working Challenges May Impact Companies During Coronavirus Outbreak

COVID-19 will affect business operations, say 65% of employees surveyed

Consumers Broaden Their View of Uses for Life Insurance

18% use life insurance to protect their pets

1 in 3 Millennials, Gen Zers Have Dipped into Retirement Funds

Medical bills, credit card debt among reasons for withdrawals

Homebuyer Preferences Span Generations

Location is top concern for homebuyers of all ages

Consumers Spend Most on Gifts for Weddings, Valentine’s Day, Elopement

Lesser-known gift exchange occasions include pet birthdays, divorce parties

Outearning Partner a Bigger Source of Friction for Younger Couples

Millennials most likely to earn the same amount as their partners