Three Financial Facts of the Week: January 19, 2016

Provided by Tech Media Street

Fact #1
The average finance rate on 48-month new-car loans was just 4.1% through August 2015, according to the Federal Reserve. The rate exceeded 6% as recently as 2010.
Source: Wall Street Journal

Fact #2
Roughly 20% of people under age 65 with health insurance still reported having problems paying their medical bills over the last year, according to a new poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Source: New York Times

Fact #3
Today, about 2.5 billion people are registered to use at least one messaging app, according to advisory firm Activate. By 2018, the firm expects that number to be 3.6 billion, 90% of the world’s internet-enabled population.
Source: Wall Street Journal

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