November 2005
Journal of Financial Planning;Nov2005, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p22
Academic Journal
This section presents statistics related to financial planning in the U.S. The expected sales in standby residential generators in 2005 is $500 million, versus $150 million in 2003. The percentage of college students carrying credit cards in 2004 is 76 percent, down from 83 percent in 2001. Thirteen percent of private-sector employers offered early retiree health benefits in 2002, versus 22 percent in 1997. Sixty percent of U.S. citizens age 75 and older say they depend on Social Security for more than half of their income.


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