Month: October 2022

The tsunami of troubling news surrounding the state of the global economy reflects the struggles of many consumers, who face myriad waves of financial obstacles.

Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley’s lead over Democrat Mike Franken has narrowed to 3 percentage points with less than a month until Election Day, signaling Grassley’s toughest reelection fight in 40 years.

Respondent engagement has long been a never-ending and changing quest for the market research industry. The evolution of respondent behavior, enabled by changing technology, continues to challenge us to change the way we interact with respondents to get the best research results.

Vericast wanted to know what customers are thinking, so we worked with research company Dynata to survey consumers for insight into how they feel and think about banking and finance, including:

Both parents and children worry about online privacy and security, but they have varying views over what to do about it, according to a study from 1Password and Malwarebytes.

Key findings underscored the challenges of today’s consent culture: 73% of Gen Z wish their parents would ask permission before posting pics of them online, while only 34% of parents actually do so – and 39% feel they don’t need permission.

More than 2 in 3 (68%) of shoppers plan to spend more or the same on holiday shopping this year compared to last year, according to a new holiday report from Klarna

The majority of consumers rate good patient experience as a very important component of interacting with a healthcare provider, and 45 percent also expect healthcare brands and providers to proactively contact them, at the right time and in the right context, to help improve wellness and care.

Hispanics are increasingly concerned about their personal finances, leading to a decline in optimism in the U.S. economy during the third quarter, according to a new poll from the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).