TITLE

STAT

PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Jan2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents statistical data related to the financial planning sector in the United States. According to the data, there is 447% increase in the number of taxpayers who paid the alternative minimum tax in 1997 as compared with those who paid it in 1990. 80% of current retiree households are with total annual income of less than $23,000. 46% of shares of the average New York Stock Exchange-listed company turned over in 1990. The data also revealed that for 2 to 4 years an average investor holds a mutual fund, versus the seven to ten years held on average a decade ago. 28% of Americans believe that playing the lottery is a better way to build wealth than by saving and investing.
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2711342

 

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