Percentage of people who said they make sure their oldest items stick around, giving them whatever maintenance they need to keep them in working order, according to a study by Slickdeals: 71
Ranks of cars, kitchen appliances, cookware, TVs and phones on the list of the top items worth the money if they last forever, or longer than average: 1 (tie), 3, 4, 5
Percentage of professionals who said they were more likely to request a higher starting salary today compared to 12 months ago, according to a survey by Robert Half: 56
Percentage who feel they still remain in control when it comes to negotiating pay, perks and benefits: 54
Source: Robert Half.
Percentage of retirees who agreed with the statement "I wish I started planning earlier for retirement," according to a survey by the Employee Benefits Research Institute: 49
When asked if, upon reflection, they would have changed their financial habits during their working years to improve their current financial situation, percentage who said yes: 50
Percentage who said they would have saved more or saved earlier: 72
Source: Employee Benefits Research Institute.
Percentage of Americans who describe their overall health and well-being as excellent or good, according to an Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of MDVIP: 75
Percentage who agree that they would like to take steps to live healthier for longer: 87
Percentage who say they feel like they have aged faster during the pandemic, particularly those ages 18 to 44 (53%), compared to those 45 to 64 (44%) and those 65 and older (32%): 40
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
When asked if they engaged in sexting, percentage of adults who admitted they had, compared to only 17% in 2011, according to a survey by Adam and Eve: 42
Percentage who preferred not to answer, versus only 2% in 2011: 12
Source: Adam and Eve.
Percentage of Americans who have had nightmares about money this year, according to the results of WalletHub's Halloween Spending and Financial Fears survey: 42
Percentage of people who are somewhat fearful or very fearful of this economy: 86
Percentage who say an unplanned emergency is their biggest financial fear: 33
Percentage of American employees who say that they are feeling burnout at work, according to a survey by Eagle Hill Consulting: 49
Percentage who have not taken time off in the last 12 months -- highest among younger workers (50%) and lower-income employees (56%): 42
Source: Eagle Hill Consulting.
In the United States, percentage of the overall population that plays video games, according to a poll carried out by EEDAR: 67
Estimated number of U.S. gamers: 211.2 million
Anticipated percentage compound annual growth rate of the global market for computer keyboards during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030, according to ResearchAndMarkets.com: 5.5
Source: Research and Markets.
Percentage of homeowners and/or auto policyowners who are concerned that their home/auto insurance coverage may not be enough due to the changing economy (e.g., inflation), according a survey by VIU by Hub International: 59
Percentage of those who have made a claim on their insurance policy in the past five years who have had an event where their policy did not cover their claim as they had expected: 40
Source: Hub International.
According to a national TiiCKER/Harris Poll, percentage of everyday investors who would be more likely to buy shares of a company if they were offered a shareholder perk, reward or product discount: 77
Source: TiiCKER/Harris Poll.
"It took less than an hour to make the atoms, a few hundred million years to make the stars and planets, but 5 billion years to make man!" -- George Gamow, physicist and cosmologist (1904-1968)