November 2002
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2002, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p28
Academic Journal
This section presents statistics related to financial planning as of November 2002. 5,000 is how low Bill Gross, manager of the largest bond fund in the world, believes the Dow must fall for stocks to be fairly priced, $1 billion is the revenue generated by the Rolling Stones since 1989 from record sales, song rights, merchandising, sponsorship and touring, 9.65 is the average weekly allowance, in dollars, paid out to children by the one-third of parents who give an allowance, 1,900 is the number of hours an average individual in the U.S. spends at work in year--20 hours more than workers did 25 years ago, 76.9 is the record life expectancy for babies in the U.S. born in the year 2000, 5.4 is the average number of years females are expected to outlive males born in 2000, 50 is the average number of credit card solicitations mailed to each household in the U.S. over a recent 12-month period, 48 is the percentage of working families with children under age 13 in childcare who pay at least ten percent of their income for that childcare, 75 is the percentage of families who lack basic knowledge about 529 plans and 11 is the percentage drop from June 2001 to June 2002 in the number of households with $1 million or more in investable assets.


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