debt-settlement-industry-study

This comprehensive debt settlement industry study investigates multiple data sources to reveal trends and statistics. The debt settlement industry has grown rapidly since 2005, when it first became a widely available option for consumers. Although still a controversial financial service, it is now a significant part of the debt relief sector. This study compiles available […]

Auto Loan Industry Study Background

2020 Auto Loan Industry Study

This comprehensive auto loan industry study investigates the latest data sources to reveal important auto financing trends and statistics. The U.S. auto loan industry continues to expand on the back of a 9-year growth in new auto loans. On the surface, the numbers look promising for auto lenders. Total auto loan debt increased to $1.22 […]

2019 Study Loan Industry Study

You can’t put a price on education, which is a good thing because the sticker shock would put us off it altogether. This comprehensive student loan industry study investigates multiple data sources to reveal the key trends and statistics that define how we finance higher education. Student loans are the fastest-growing source of debt for […]

2019 Mortgage Industry Study

2020 Mortgage Industry Study

This comprehensive mortgage industry study investigates multiple data sources to reveal important mortgage industry trends and statistics. The mortgage industry plays an integral role in the U.S. economy. In 2017, only 21% of people who bought a home paid all-cash for their purchase. Everyone else got a mortgage. Residential property not only provides housing and […]

Consumer Credit Cards Industry Study Background Image

Over the course of a generation, credit cards have become America’s most popular payment method. In 2019, 6 out of 10 Americans have a credit card. We spend trillions of dollars and take on billions of dollars of debt a year using hundreds of millions of credit cards. Credit card debt has increased almost one-hundred […]

Tax Relief Industry Study Background

Tax debt is a problem for everyone, not just the nearly 937,514 taxpayers with delinquent accounts (source). $441 Billion What Americans fail to pay a year in taxes (Source) Americans fail to pay $441 billion a year in taxes, according to the latest tax gap estimates (source). The tax gap is the difference between what […]

Personal Loan Industry Study Background

Over the last 10 years, investors funneled many billions of dollars into the personal loan market. These investments came in the form of venture capital, various bond structures and even direct investments in loans. Fueled by this influx of capital (and some innovative technologists), the once stagnant personal loans industry exploded with double-digit growth rates. […]