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Cigarette sales climbed in the U.S. in 2020 for the first time in two decades. Americans bought a total of 203.7 billion cigarettes last year, up from 202.9 billion the year before, according to a Federal Trade Commision report. The uptick coincided with increased cigarette promotional and ad spending by tobacco companies. Smoking claims nearly […]

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BOSTON, Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- American Consumer Credit Counseling, Inc. (ACCC) today announced that 2021 marks the 30-year anniversary of the national nonprofit helping consumers regain control of their finances and plan for a debt-free future.

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BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new data released today by Aura, a leading provider of all-in-one digital security for consumers, one in 10 Americans would prolong a relationship with a friend or partner to maintain access to their streaming account. Moreover, 68% of Americans admitted to using the same password on multiple accounts and 64% only change their passwords if they have to, leaving them vulnerable to cybercrime. Aura recently commissioned a survey conducted online by The Harris Poll of over 2,000 U.S. adults, measuring their perspectives on password sharing.

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BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today American Consumer Credit Counseling, Inc (ACCC) announced the public release of a white paper, Tracking Financial Health of American Households, that delivers comprehensive findings from more than a year's worth of quarterly surveys that polled Americans during one of the most devastating 'Black Swan' events in history: the global COVID-19 pandemic.

College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment rates have fallen at an average of nearly 2% a year since 2010. While four years of higher education may not be for everyone, Americans without a bachelor’s degree tend to be far more […]