American Pulse™: Workers Plan to Save or Pay Down Debt with Extra Money from Stimulus

Almost thirty percent of Americans say the stimulus may not stimulate them to spend and instead will save their extra cash, according to the February American Pulse™ (N=4910). 24% will put it towards credit card bills and 20.3% will pay down installment loans. When it comes to the stimulus bill, close to two-thirds (66.1%) don’t believe that Congress read and understood the close to 1,100 pages before they voted on it. Further, 47.3% say that members of Congress used it to promote their own agendas.


Economy’s Impact on Upper Income Consumers

COLUMBUS, OH – Consumers with a household income of $100K+ aren’t immune to the happenings in Washington. From an ailing economy to the proposed healthcare reform, these consumers appear concerned about Congress’s actions. They don’t know what’s going to transpire next, and they more

Young Chinese Have a Higher Savings Rate and Many Want a New Car, According to BIGresearch’s Q2 China Quarterly Survey

COLUMBUS, OH – On average, Chinese consumers age 18 to 34 save 14% of their annual income, almost doubling that of Americans the same age (9%). Positive economic growth plus high consumer savings rates is a formula for strong consumer confidence among young Chinese consumers. more

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Run Gum Getting an Extra Boost from Kickstarter

EUGENE, Ore. - March 6, 2018  Run Gum, the energy supplement company, is launching a Kickstarter campaign to support its new extra strength formula. Run Gum Extra Strength will be available in a Spearmint flavor and contains 100 miligrams of caffeine, or two times the amount more

American Workers Leave Vacation Time On The Table

Americans may be their own worst enemy when it comes to relieving workplace stress since they leave a large amount of their vacation days unused. In fact, American's between the ages of 16 and 45 leave almost half of their vacation days unused, according to a recent LeisureTRAK® more


Summer travel rises slightly, while many Americans stick close to home to save money

Looking at this summer’s travel forecast is like gazing down a sweltering highway -- everything’s wavy and hazy with no clear view. While experts say modest gas prices and a somewhat stable economy will spur more Americans to travel for vacation this summer, they also say that a more

Washington Climbers Coalition Pays Off Index with Help from AFLCC

The Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment, announced today that the Washington Climbers Coalition (WCC) has paid back its loan to the Access Fund for the option agreement on Lower Index Town Wall more

“Pulse” series of kayaks aims to get more paddlers on the water.

Pelican International's feature-packed “Pulse” series of kayaks aims to get more paddlers on the water for as little as $229. LAVAL, QUEBEC, March 5, 2012 – Outdoor enthusiasts who have been waiting for a kayak that offers impressive performance at an affordable price are more

Alaska’s Chugach Powder Guides Converts to Mammut Pulse Barryvox

Since the launch of Mammut's Pulse Barryvox avalanche transceiver streamlined digital signal-separation technology for multiple burial searches, a number of very high-profile guiding services have been employing the new technology to provide their clients with enhanced safety for more

Alaska Mountain Guides Adopts New Mammut Pulse Barryvox Transceiver

Just weeks after launching the new Pulse Barryvox avalanche transceiver at the Outdoor Retailer and ISPO winter tradeshows, guiding services in the US were already planning to employ the beacon for the '06-'07 winter season. Alaska Mountain Guides is among the first to be using more