Percentage of newlyweds who went into wedding debt who say money caused them to contemplate divorce, compared to just 9% of couples who did not go into debt for their wedding, according to a study by Lending Tree: 47
Percentage of newlyweds who wish they spent less on their wedding -- with their biggest regrets being too much spent on food and drink or the venue: 25
Source: Lending Tree.
Percentage of "Tooth Fairies" who indicate that the amount of money they pay for a lost tooth depends on how much cash they have on hand, according to a poll sponsored by Delta Dental: 31
Percentage of Tooth Fairies who are mindful of kids' recent behaviors: 20
Average cash gift for a lost tooth, down from $4.13 a year ago: $3.70
In homes the Tooth Fairy visits, percentage of parents who share that their children receive at least $5 or more: 37
Source: Delta Dental Plans Association.
Percentage of women who feel they do not have the same opportunities as men to show their worth in their workplace, according to a University of Phoenix survey: 25
Percentage of employed adults who believe that men and women have equal pay opportunities at their workplace: 73
Percentage of women who believe that they are not paid fairly: 32
When asked if they had equal opportunity to show their worth in the workplace, percentage of men who believed that they do: 82
Percentage of women who believed they have equal opportunity to show their worth: 72
Source: University of Phoenix.
According to Experian Automotive, average age of passenger vehicles on the road today: 11.61 years
Source: Experian Automotive.
Favorite "age in life" chosen by millennials, according to a survey by Farm Rich: 23
Age chosen by baby boomers: 32
Age at which respondents to the survey consider that men officially become adults: 26
Age they consider that women officially become adults: 23
Source: Farm Rich.
Percentage of retirement plan sponsors who believe market risk is the most important factor in target-date investments, according to research by American Century Investments: 40
Percentage of American workers who are much more worried about running out of money in retirement: 41
Percentage of employees who have at least a "little regret" about not doing a better job saving for retirement, while 20 percent express a "great deal" of regret: 85
Percentage who agreed that their workplace retirement savings plan is one of the most important benefits their employer offers: 90
Source: American Century Services Corp.
Percentage of Americans who love their car a lot, according to a Cars.com survey: 73
Percentage who admit they would rather take their car to the car wash than book themselves a haircut: 57
Percentage of Americans who would not allow their vehicle to be used for ride-sharing: 68
Percentage who wouldn't even loan their car to a friend or family member: 37
Percentage of employees who most enjoy learning new skills during work hours and at the office, according to a survey by Clutch: 46
Percentage who say they prefer learning new skills at in-person events: 57
Percentage of workers who believe the primary responsibility for employee development lies with direct managers and a company's leadership team: 66
Percentage of managers who fail to have regular development conversations with their teams, according to a study by Lending Tree: 63
Percentage of managers and employees who do not perceive their performance management process as valuable: 59
While 39% of senior leaders responded that "in my company, employees do not feel overworked," percentage of managers who agreed: 22
Percentage of women who rate parental leave No. 2 on the list of top perks they expect, according to an employee engagement survey by GoodFirms: 79
Percentage of men who rate parental leave No. 4 on their list of top perks: 71
Percentage of professionals who feel well-informed about what they should be making in their current position, according to research from Robert Half: 82
Percentage who say they've checked their salary against market rates through online resources, salary guides or job postings in the last year: 73
Source: Robert Half.
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