Monthly Archives: October 2017

Oct 20, 2017 – US job mobility

By | October 21, 2017

Staying put. US median years spent at job, by age groups. US job mobility is shifting and millennials are job hoping less often than their parents or grandparents, contrary to what the media portrays. This report by The Economist shows it’s the middle aged workers (45-54 aged men) who are job hoping more often than any other… Read More »

Oct 17, 2017 – US annual cost of housing

By | October 19, 2017

Oct 17. 2017. The biggest cut from your pay check. US annual cost of housing, 2016. US households spend one-third of their paycheck on housing, and the biggest expenses are mortgage, utilities, interest & property tax–in that order. On an average, a US household spends $1574 on housing every month. This includes everything one needs to… Read More »

Oct 16, 2017 – US annual household expenses

By | October 19, 2017

Oct 16, 2017. How do your expenses add up? US annual household expenses for key items, 2016. Out of the annual expenditure of $57,311, housing makes up almost a third of household expenses followed by transportation (16%) and food (13%). After paying taxes, US households spend almost all of their annual income of $57,319 mainly in… Read More »

Oct 18, 2017 – US annual household food expenditure

By | October 19, 2017

Oct 18, 2017. Cheap and plentiful. US annual household food expenditure, 2016. On an average, a US household spends $600 on food per month, almost half of which goes in eating out. Out of the $57,311 annual expense for an American household, only about 13% ($7,203) is spent on food. Every month, the 125 million US… Read More »