Author Archives: lytics

Median net worth from 1989 to 2016, what has changed?

By | January 28, 2018

Here’s a quick chart showing the median net worth from 1989 to 2016 across several age groups (all figures are in 2016 dollars). The data comes from the Survey of Consumer Finances published on the Feb website which has just recently been updated with the 2016 data.The good news is that with the exception of the 65-75 age group, all… Read More »

Increase in fair market rents across largest metro areas in US since 2000

By | March 12, 2017

What is Fair Market Rent? The Department of Housing and Urban Development provides the following summary:I pulled together 11 of the most populous metropolitan areas according to the 2010 US Census (although I cheated and added Seattle and San Francisco into the mix, they are technically further down on the list). I’ve also included the national average… Read More »

Largest auto insurers ranked by number of consumer complaints

By | March 9, 2017

Updated 3/11/2017 – First chart now reflects holding companies.Today we will be looking at some interesting data from the California Department of Insurance. Specifically, the justified complaint ratio across the largest auto insurers in California. Every year, the department publishes a statistical summary of all non-frivolous consumer complaints attached to the largest insurance companies operating in… Read More »