Louisianans believe that it is important to strengthen consumer protection laws to prohibit excessive annual interest rates for payday loans.
While Washington consumers are committed to controlling their spending, most have not been able to reduce their purchases in grocery stores or online, according to this March 2010 survey. (30 pages)
Registered age 18+ Virginia voters opinions about cuts to spending on state services and changes to the tax system as potential ways to address the state's budget gap are explored in this AARP survey. (29 pages)
Did you know that certain scams are more likely to occur during certain times of the year? Here’s a year-long look at cons to beware of.
Holiday spending in 2009 should be about the same as 2008, perhaps with a slight dip in purchases made by credit card, if the results of this survey of midlife and older adults are any indication, with stores and malls continuing to be the “go-to” spots for holiday shopping. (20 pages)
AARP Nebraska conducted a telephone survey of residents 18+ to gauge their opinions on state taxes.