Analytics

  • Walletwyse Global ETF Index

    Jan 8, 2019

    One of the advantages of living in a global economy is access to a wide variety of financial markets. With this chart, you can compare performance across a number of global economies using Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) data over a number of time periods. While we encourage people to think expansively about their long-term investments, we also want to... Read More

  • The Places Where Millennials Want to Work

    Jan 3, 2019

    With a few notable exceptions, people are generally more interested in telling you where they are heading (city, a state or even coast), than the company they are going to work for. It's true that company often correlates with location, but as banks, tech firms & diversifieds continuing to, erm, diversify, their office locations, that's not always... Read More

  • Minimum Wage / Home Affordability by Metro Area (Jan 1, 2019)

    Jan 3, 2019

    On January 1, 2019, minimum wage increased in a record number of U.S. cities and states. However, a higher minimum wage doesn't always correlate with affordability. This chart allows you to compare the most recent minimum wage of major U.S. metro areas, with the relative affordability of median-priced housing for the same wage earner, based on the... Read More

  • Walletwyse 2019 Rent vs. Buy Index

    Dec 31, 2018

    Overview Fundamentally, a rent vs. buy index for a particular market tells us whether to expect a higher rate of return on investment by buying and maintaining a home or by renting and investing the difference. Factors considered include typical home vs. rental prices, interest rates vs. the rate of return on investments, upfront & ongoing costs,... Read More