February 2003
Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2003, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p26
Academic Journal
The section presents statistical information on financial planning. 75 percent of the Japanese stock market is still down from its high in 1989. 4.4 is the average lifetime earnings of those with advanced professional degrees in millions of dollars, versus 1.2 million dollars lifetime earnings for those with only a high school degree. 45 percent is the drop in income for families with children following a divorce in which both parents remain unmarried for at least six years. 99 percent of U.S. stock mutual funds that lost money in the third quarter of 2002. 8 out of 10 of workers ages 45 to 74 who said they would work even if they were financially set for life. 25 percent of U.S. citizens who pay at least one bill late every month. 7 of 10 workers plan to keep working during their retirement years.


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