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Our latest original research

See the surveys, studies, and side hustles we've published recently:

How Much is Your Household Labor Worth? [Survey]

How Much of a Driver’s Monthly Income is Spent on Gas? [State-by-State Study]

25% Absolutely Love Peeps, Where Does the Rest of America Stand?

Do Americans Consider Extreme Weather Threats When Deciding Where to Live? [Survey]

The Spending Habits and Lockout Opinions of MLB Fans [2022 Survey]

New Data Reveals How Prepared Americans Are for an Emergency at Home and on the Road

The Cost of a Pint of Guinness in Every State

"Launch Potato" Is Looking to Pay the Ultimate Potato Lover $1,500

High Food Costs Prevent 65% of Americans from Eating Healthy

Cry, Rage, or Sing Along: Here Are the Ultimate Breakup Playlists

Here Are the States Where Tax Filers Are Paying the Highest Percentage of Their Income

Are Fast Food Subscriptions Worth It?

New Data Reveals America’s Best Cities for Lasting Love

COVID-19 Travel Survey: Omicron Is Slowing Travel, but Not as Much as Delta

Turn Your Heartbreak into Cash: Get Paid $1,100 to Listen to Breakup Songs for 24 Hours

Best Ski Resorts for Families: Teens Edition [2022]

Cameo Analysis: Which Celebrities Offer the Most (and Least) Bang for Your Buck?

Best Ski Resorts for Families: Young Children Edition [2021-2022]

The Most Popular Holiday Songs in Every State

Retailers That Have the Most Anticipated Black Friday Deals [State by State]

2021 Holiday Shopping Survey

The Most (and Least) Expensive Cities for Holiday Rental Cars

[Survey] 63% of Americans Expect Rising Food Costs to Impact Thanksgiving Dinner

[Electric Vehicle Popularity] Mustang Mach-E Crushes Tesla In Almost Every State

Are High-Budget or Low-Budget Horror Movies Scarier? We Have the Answer [Analysis]

The Most Popular Disney Movies and Rides in Every State

The Spending Habits of NBA Fans on Their Favorite Teams and Players [2021 Survey]

Meet the FinanceBuzz Horror Movie Heart Rate Analyst

America’s Best and Worst Airports for Layovers in 2021

44% of Americans With Retirement Savings Have Invested in Cryptocurrency [Survey]

The Most Popular Cryptocurrency in Every State

Halloween Horror Hustle: Get Paid $1,300 to Watch 13 Scary Movies

Florida Tech Jobs: The 10 Best Areas to Work [2021]

The NFL Fans Who Spend the Most and Least Money on Their Team [2021 Survey]

More Than Half of Americans Have Changed or Canceled Travel Because of the Delta Variant [Survey]

Find The Cheapest Way To Stream Your Favorite Sports Teams

Meet the FinanceBuzz Ice Cream Flavor Evaluation Specialist

We Found Which Vehicles People Think the Best and Worst Drivers Own [Survey]

The NFL Fans Who Spend the Most and Least Money on Their Team [2021 Survey]

New Study Reveals America's Road Trip Favorites: From the Best Food to the Best Music

Want to Get Paid to Eat Ice Cream for a Year? We're Hiring.

2021 US Regional Airport Cost Rankings: Which Small Airports Are Most and Least Expensive

The 25 Most Future-Focused Cities in America [2021]

These Are The Most Popular Investment Apps in Every State

2021 U.S. Airport Cost Rankings: See How Airfare Compares at the Nation's Busiest Airports

Here's What It Costs To Throw a Graduation Party in Every State

Study Reveals the Most Popular Fitness Trends Across the U.S.

Star Wars by the Numbers: Ticket Prices, Popularity, and More

51% of Workers With Access to Wellness Benefits Report Improvement in Mental Health [Survey]

One-Third of Americans Have Made an Investment Because of Something They Saw on Social Media

COVID-19 Has Had a Surprising Impact on Financial Risk Taking

Nearly Half of U.S. Households Have Added Two or More Streaming Services in the Past Year

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Our experts

We'd love to share our passion and expertise with you. Our experts are available for interviews, quotes, commentary and bylines.

Josh Koebert

Data Researcher
Areas of expertise

Data analysis, personal finance

Greg Van Horn

Founder & CEO
Areas of expertise

Entrepreneurship, business credit, credit cards

Becca Borawski Jenkins

Editor
Areas of expertise

Debt, retirement planning, cashback credit cards

Tracy Odell

SVP, Content
Areas of expertise

Reward travel with kids, credit cards, student loans

Ben Walker

Credit Cards Writer
Areas of expertise

Budget travel, credit cards, points and miles

Rebecca Wright

Sr. Media Relations Manager
Areas of expertise

Budgeting, cash back, and coupons


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FinanceBuzz in the news

The Sacramento Bee: Where to Find Lasting Love in California 

Deadspin: Will the MLB Lockout Affect Fan Spending Habits?

Best Company: 9 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

ZDNet: Pandemic back-to-school shoppers plan to spend more on tech

Forbes: How To Manage Your Back-To-School Shopping In 2020

Redbook Magazine: Tips for Planning a Socially Distant Road Trip

The Washington Post: How travel loyalty programs are raising the ante while we’re grounded

Real SimpleSurvey Shows 26% of Americans Are Considering Moving Due to COVID-19—Here's Why

Adweek: Over 50% of Americans Have Canceled Their Summer Travel Plans

LegalZoom: How to Manage Your Debt as a Startup

Finder: How to use credit cards responsibly during coronavirus

OutwitTrade: Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) Practitioners Share Their Stories

Forbes: COVID-19 Won’t Be The Last Crisis—These Entrepreneurs Discuss How To Prepare For The Next One

International Business Times: Coronavirus Stimulus Checks: Will Direct Payments To Taxpayers Help Or Hurt The Economy?

GoFundMe: Where to Find Financial Help During the Coronavirus

Huffington Post: 12 Game-Changing Zoom Hacks For Work Meetings And Virtual Happy Hours

Apartment Therapy: What to Do If You Can’t Pay Your Mortgage or Rent During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Travel + Leisure: The Best and Worst Airports If You're Always Running Late (Video)

Fortune: How the 2020 election could influence your personal finances

The Wirecutter: Is Hotel Elite Status Actually Worth It?

Consolidated Credit: How Can I Save Money While I’m in Debt?

Seek Capital: The Moment 11 Entrepreneurs Knew It Was Time To Quit Their Jobs

Home Business Mag: Your End-of-Year Tax Checklist: What You Need to Do Before December 31

Business Insider: A man who inherited a 6-figure trust fund at 20 and wound up in debt anyway shares the advice he'd give his younger self

Reader's Digest: How a $100,000 Mistake Helped Me Turn My Life Around Financially 

NBCNews BETTER: Millennials are determined to retire early. Here's how they can actually pull it off. 

U.S. News & World Report: How Credit Card Issuers Define Travel 

The Motley Fool: Millennials Aren't Shy About Talking Salary -- but Is That a Good Thing? 

MATADOR network: These are the most expensive airports to fly out of in the US 

Lifehacker: Always Buy Airfare on a Credit Card


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