Results for - Financial Attitudes

1,985 voters participated in this survey

1. Do you keep a monthly or weekly budget?

Yes
44%
869 votes
No
34%
671 votes
Sometimes
22%
445 votes

2. If you have a budget, are you strict with yourself to keep it?

Stick strictly with the budget
13%
261 votes
Stay close to the budget
40%
794 votes
A budget is a loose guide
16%
308 votes
I don't keep a budget
31%
622 votes

3. How is your credit card debt?

I'm overwhelmed
11%
216 votes
I have some debt, but it is under control
27%
535 votes
I pay off my credit card every month
34%
673 votes
I don't have any credit cards
28%
561 votes

4. Have you ever sat down and figured out how much your credit card debt is costing you?

Yes
28%
564 votes
No
34%
676 votes
I'm afraid to find out
8%
153 votes
I don't have any credit cards
30%
592 votes

5. Do you save a portion of your income regularly for a rainy day?

Yes
42%
837 votes
No
30%
605 votes
Sometimes
27%
543 votes

6. Are you familiar with the term "delayed gratification" when it comes to personal finance?

Yes
46%
908 votes
No
36%
710 votes
Not Sure
19%
379 votes

7. Organizations like Life Leadership promote principles and attitudes of financial responsibility such as avoiding debt, putting away savings and using compounding. They sell tools and resources on this subject. Do you think it is worth the cost for advice in this area from an organization like this or a personal financial advisor?

Yes
19%
373 votes
No
37%
735 votes
Undecided
44%
877 votes
11/14/2015 Money 1985 25 By: dhthnut

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