Percentage of major credit card holders who asked for a late fee waiver who were successful the most recent time they requested one, according to a CreditCard.com report: 84
Percentage who were able to get an annual fee lowered or eliminated: 70
Percentage of those who inquired about a higher credit limit who were successful: 85
Percentage who asked for a lower interest rate who got one: 56
Percentage of women who do not think they are making the same pay as men in their organization, though they possess similar experience and qualifications, according to a survey by CareerBuilder: 32
Percentage of men who said the same: 12
Percentage of women who never expect to reach above an entry-level role, compared to 9 percent of men: 25
Percentage of women who don't expect to reach a salary over $50,000 during their career, compared to 17 percent of men: 35
Percentage of men who expect to reach a six-figure salary, compared to 22 percent of women: 47
Percentage of professionals who think changing roles every few years can be beneficial, with the biggest perk being a higher salary, according to research from Robert Half: 64
In a separate survey, percentage of CFOs who say they are unlikely to hire a candidate with a history of job hopping because they want to avoid losing them in the future: 44
When asked the number of role changes in 10 years that constitute a job hopper, number cited by professionals: 5
Number cited by CFOs: 6
Source: Robert Half Management Resources.
Percentage of people who said their biggest Tax Day fear is making a math mistake on their taxes, according to research by WalletHub: 30
Ranks of "not having enough money," "identity theft" and "getting audited" on the list of biggest fears: 2, 3,4
Percentage of people who say they abandoned filling out at least one online form recently, according to a survey by The Manifest: 80
Percentage who cited security concerns as their reason: 29
Percentage who said they quit because the forms were too long: 27
Percentage who abandon an online form who are unlikely to return to complete it: 67
Source: The Manifest.
Percentage of Americans who believe that homosexual teachers should be allowed to teach in schools, according to a survey by Adam and Eve: 87
Percentage who said they did not think gays and lesbians be allowed to teach: 6
Source: Adam and Eve.
Percentage of global respondents who said they were unsure, but intrigued by the idea of self-driving cars, according to a study by Ipsos, on behalf of Ipsos Global Advisor: 58
Percentage who said they would never use them: 3
Percentage who are excited to use the cars and can't wait to do so: 30
Ranks of "parking," "commuting" and "driving on the highway" on the list of responses when asked which self-driving car features they were likely to use most often: 1, 2, 3
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
When employees were asked what they wish millennial bosses would do more of, percentage who said face-to-face communications, according to a new Korn Ferry survey: 29
Percentage who said millennial bosses could do more to keep their superiors informed: 27
When asked what millennial bosses do best, percentage who said creating flexibility in the workplace: 65
Source: Korn Ferry International.
Percentage of apartment renters who would pay more for a package of their top-three smart home amenities (i.e. security cameras, keyless entry, smart thermostats), according to a survey conducted by Entrata: 75
Percentage of residents who would be willing to increase their monthly rent by $20 to have these amenities: 57
On average, amount that members of a wedding party spend on the wedding, bachelor or bachelorette party, and shower (including gifts, travel, attire and more), according to a Bankrate.com report: $728
Average amount that guests attending weddings for a close friend or family member, but not as part of the wedding party, spend on the wedding and associated pre-parties: $628
Average amount that those attending the wedding, bachelor or bachelorette party, and shower for a more distant friend or family member spend: $372
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