The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly pushed people into reviewing their finances and eliminating any unnecessary spend. Even those whose jobs were not affected are considering how to build their savings given the uncertainty of the future.
Money Crashers recently released a study that unveils what Americans are searching as a result of the pandemic and the results were eye-opening.
Some of the key takeaways include:
- The need for free groceries is up with the search term “emergency food stamps” searched 130% more MOM.
- Americans are in pursuit of financial literacy with “online finance courses” up by 200% MOM.
- Americans want to know where to invest, specifically looking into oil with “best way to invest in oil” up by 4,750%.
Take a look at the graphic below to learn how searches during the pandemic will impact the financial future of Americans.