The $10 Million Work Ethic

December 2004
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2004, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p20
Academic Journal
This article deals with the findings of a survey conducted by Gallup Poll in 2004 regarding the work ethic of U.S. citizens after winning a $10 million lottery. The poll found that 55 percent of respondents said they would continue working even after winning the lottery. Of those who would keep working, 65 percent would stay in their current job. Those completely satisfied with their job were morel likely to continue than those less satisfied. Men and younger workers were more likely to continue working than women and older workers. Those who attend church regularly were more likely to keep working than those who do not attend or attend less regularly.


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