November 2001
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2001, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p24
Academic Journal
The article presents statistical figures related to finance in the U.S. Some of the figures are: 334 dollars per capita spent annually on lottery tickets by high school dropouts; 86 dollars per capita spent annually on lottery tickets by college graduates; 35 percentage increase in assets over six months for domestic stock mutual funds moving from a four-star to a five-star Morningstar rating; 40 percent of seniors over age 60 who will experience poverty at some point; 53 percentage increase in assets over six months for domestic stock mutual funds moving from unranked to an initial five-star Morningstar rating.


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