Americans paid over $104 billion in credit-card interest and fees in 2017, up 11% on the year and 35% over the last five years. (MarketWatch, July 28, 2018).
More than 90% of login tries at online stores are from criminals, fewer than 10% from real customers. Hackers are also responsible for 60% of login traffic at banks and airlines. (Qz.com, July 18, 2018).
There are roughly 157,000 people who have saved at least $1 million in their 401(k) with Fidelity and there are another 148,000 people who have saved $1 million or more in a Fidelity IRA. That is only 1% of Fidelity’s total retirement-plan participants. (MarketWatch, July 29, 2018).