Sunday, December 12, 2004

Some interesting reader surveys from the November/December 2004 issue of Best Life (What Matters to Men):

Q: To have a more balanced life, I would:
Spend more time with my significant other (28%)
Spend more time with a hobby or passion (27%)
Spend more time with friends (15%)
Spend more time with my kids (12%)
Spend more time by myself (9%)
Spend more time at church / synagogue (7%)
Spend more time working (2%)

Q: If money were not an issue, I would:
Work fewer or more flexible hours (39%)
Quit my job and devote my time to volunteer work (19%)
Quit my job and move someplace warm (15%)
Just quit my job (10%)
Work the same number of hours as I do now (9%)
Not sure (8%)

Q: How much will you spend on holiday gift-giving this year?
Up to $500 (34%)
$501 to $1,000 (38%)
$1,001 to $2,000 (19%)
$2,001 to $3,000 (5%)
More than $3,000 (4%)

— Posted by Michael @ 12:12 AM

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Thoughts on my personal finances, goals, experiences, motivations, and accomplishments (or lack thereof).

My financial life began turning around when I took responsibility for it.
— Dave Ramsey


Start (2005-12): ~$21,900
Currently: $0
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Savings Goal: $15,000
Currently: ~$15,115
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