ACTIONABLE RESEARCH ON GEN Z AND MILLENNIALS

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about money?

Source: Survey Data 2019 09A Field Dates: 08/16/2019 - 08/21/2019Base: N=1000Type: Matrix Grid

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  1. Saving money is important to me
  2. I’m constantly stressed about debt
  3. Financial stress has impacted my personal relationships
  4. Compared to my peers, I'm doing alright financially
  5. I’m worried that I’ll never meet my financial goals
  6. I don't know how much debt I have
  7. I wish my parents had taught me more about managing finances
  8. I think I’ll be able to save enough money for retirement
  9. I am interested in learning how to improve my financial situation
  10. It's healthy to talk to your partner about money and finances
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P300. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about money?
Total Gender Age Groups Generation Age Groups Age Groups Age Groups Age and Gender Generation and Gender Academic Status Race Hispanic Region City Parent Parent
Male Female Under 18 18 and Over Gen Z (13 to 18) Millennial (19 to 37) Under 21 21 and Over 13 to 17 18 to 20 21 to 24 25 to 29 30 to 34 35 to 37 13-17 18-24 25-37 13 to 17, M 13 to 17, F 18 to 24 ,M 18 to 24, F 25 to 37, M 25 to 37, F Gen Z (13 to 18), M Gen Z (13 to 18), F Millennial (19 to 37), M Millennial (19 to 37), F Middle School / High School College Not in School Caucasian/White African American/Black Asian/Other Hispanic Non-Hispanic Midwest Northeast South West City Non-City Yes No Moms Dads
Saving money is important to me Disagree Completely 2% 3% 2% 4% 2% 4% 2% 3% 2% 4% 3% 1% 1% 1% 4% 4% 2% 2% 6% 1% 3% 1% 2% 2% 5% 3% 2% 1% 5% 2% 1% 2% 4% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 3% 2% 3% 1% 3% 2% 0%
Disagree Somewhat 4% 4% 4% 5% 4% 5% 4% 5% 4% 5% 5% 8% 2% 2% 4% 5% 7% 2% 5% 6% 7% 6% 2% 3% 4% 7% 4% 4% 5% 8% 2% 4% 3% 4% 5% 4% 3% 3% 6% 3% 3% 5% 3% 4% 4% 3%
Agree Somewhat 27% 27% 27% 20% 29% 24% 28% 24% 28% 20% 31% 26% 27% 26% 37% 20% 29% 29% 20% 19% 33% 24% 27% 30% 28% 19% 27% 29% 22% 25% 29% 27% 25% 30% 26% 27% 35% 24% 28% 20% 25% 30% 26% 28% 37% 20%
Agree Completely 67% 66% 67% 71% 66% 67% 67% 67% 66% 71% 61% 64% 70% 71% 56% 71% 63% 67% 69% 73% 57% 69% 70% 65% 63% 71% 67% 66% 67% 65% 67% 67% 69% 62% 68% 66% 60% 71% 64% 74% 69% 62% 70% 65% 57% 77%
I’m constantly stressed about debt Disagree Completely 35% 42% 28% 42% 34% 41% 33% 40% 33% 42% 37% 25% 35% 43% 22% 42% 30% 35% 34% 51% 32% 28% 50% 20% 38% 45% 43% 23% 43% 22% 38% 39% 22% 27% 23% 39% 35% 33% 32% 41% 35% 35% 48% 30% 24% 61%
Disagree Somewhat 26% 22% 31% 22% 27% 24% 27% 24% 27% 22% 27% 33% 31% 22% 22% 22% 30% 26% 20% 23% 28% 33% 19% 32% 22% 25% 22% 32% 22% 30% 26% 26% 23% 30% 28% 26% 33% 32% 23% 21% 26% 26% 19% 29% 29% 14%
Agree Somewhat 24% 24% 24% 23% 24% 22% 24% 24% 23% 23% 26% 29% 17% 22% 30% 23% 28% 22% 28% 17% 31% 25% 18% 26% 25% 19% 23% 25% 21% 35% 20% 23% 27% 27% 30% 22% 20% 17% 30% 22% 24% 23% 22% 25% 28% 19%
Agree Completely 15% 12% 17% 13% 15% 13% 15% 12% 16% 13% 9% 13% 16% 13% 25% 13% 11% 17% 18% 9% 9% 14% 13% 22% 15% 11% 12% 19% 15% 14% 15% 12% 28% 16% 19% 14% 12% 18% 15% 15% 14% 16% 11% 17% 20% 6%
Financial stress has impacted my personal relationships Disagree Completely 35% 39% 30% 39% 34% 34% 35% 35% 34% 39% 30% 33% 36% 37% 28% 39% 32% 35% 28% 50% 32% 31% 47% 22% 24% 45% 44% 25% 40% 27% 36% 37% 28% 23% 22% 38% 34% 37% 32% 38% 37% 30% 44% 30% 24% 55%
Disagree Somewhat 26% 22% 31% 26% 27% 32% 25% 31% 24% 26% 40% 23% 28% 23% 22% 26% 30% 25% 25% 27% 28% 32% 19% 31% 34% 31% 19% 30% 28% 28% 25% 27% 20% 33% 24% 27% 36% 25% 23% 22% 23% 32% 17% 31% 28% 12%
Agree Somewhat 23% 21% 26% 15% 25% 14% 26% 15% 27% 15% 17% 31% 23% 26% 30% 15% 25% 26% 16% 13% 27% 23% 19% 32% 15% 13% 22% 30% 14% 30% 24% 23% 25% 27% 29% 22% 22% 23% 25% 23% 23% 23% 24% 23% 35% 18%
Agree Completely 16% 18% 14% 21% 14% 19% 15% 18% 15% 21% 14% 13% 13% 15% 19% 21% 13% 15% 32% 10% 13% 14% 15% 15% 28% 10% 15% 15% 18% 16% 15% 13% 28% 17% 25% 13% 8% 15% 20% 17% 16% 15% 15% 16% 13% 16%
Compared to my peers, I’m doing alright financially Disagree Completely 6% 3% 10% 6% 6% 7% 6% 7% 6% 6% 8% 5% 4% 6% 10% 6% 7% 6% 5% 7% 2% 11% 3% 10% 6% 7% 2% 10% 8% 4% 6% 6% 10% 3% 3% 7% 9% 6% 6% 4% 6% 7% 4% 7% 8% 1%
Disagree Somewhat 18% 15% 21% 17% 18% 21% 17% 19% 18% 17% 22% 15% 19% 15% 24% 17% 18% 19% 19% 14% 18% 18% 12% 25% 25% 16% 12% 23% 18% 16% 19% 14% 33% 27% 18% 18% 17% 20% 21% 12% 17% 20% 13% 21% 21% 8%
Agree Somewhat 40% 36% 43% 46% 38% 44% 38% 47% 36% 46% 49% 42% 32% 37% 34% 46% 45% 34% 32% 61% 51% 39% 30% 39% 31% 56% 38% 39% 48% 46% 34% 42% 27% 41% 44% 38% 45% 44% 35% 39% 36% 46% 35% 41% 48% 29%
Agree Completely 36% 46% 26% 31% 37% 29% 38% 27% 40% 31% 21% 37% 45% 41% 32% 31% 30% 41% 44% 18% 28% 32% 55% 26% 37% 21% 48% 28% 25% 34% 41% 38% 29% 30% 35% 36% 29% 30% 38% 45% 41% 27% 48% 31% 23% 62%
I’m worried that I’ll never meet my financial goals Disagree Completely 21% 30% 12% 14% 23% 12% 24% 14% 24% 14% 14% 20% 28% 27% 18% 14% 18% 26% 13% 15% 18% 17% 42% 9% 11% 14% 35% 12% 15% 16% 25% 24% 16% 10% 13% 24% 18% 16% 22% 27% 24% 16% 35% 15% 11% 48%
Disagree Somewhat 27% 28% 26% 31% 27% 32% 26% 32% 25% 31% 34% 34% 23% 23% 21% 31% 34% 23% 34% 27% 45% 23% 18% 28% 38% 26% 25% 27% 24% 40% 24% 29% 23% 20% 32% 26% 25% 31% 25% 29% 28% 25% 23% 29% 25% 22%
Agree Somewhat 30% 25% 35% 32% 30% 34% 29% 34% 28% 32% 38% 32% 26% 30% 26% 32% 35% 27% 28% 36% 31% 38% 22% 33% 30% 38% 24% 34% 36% 29% 29% 28% 29% 45% 26% 31% 36% 26% 29% 29% 29% 32% 24% 33% 36% 18%
Agree Completely 21% 17% 26% 24% 21% 22% 21% 20% 22% 24% 13% 13% 23% 20% 34% 24% 13% 24% 25% 22% 6% 21% 19% 30% 21% 22% 15% 27% 24% 15% 23% 19% 32% 25% 28% 19% 21% 26% 24% 15% 19% 26% 17% 23% 28% 11%
I don’t know how much debt I have Disagree Completely 61% 63% 60% 50% 64% 52% 64% 54% 65% 50% 60% 58% 72% 68% 54% 50% 59% 67% 47% 53% 57% 61% 71% 62% 52% 52% 66% 62% 46% 55% 69% 64% 51% 55% 51% 64% 61% 61% 62% 61% 61% 62% 64% 60% 57% 68%
Disagree Somewhat 22% 19% 24% 17% 23% 18% 23% 20% 22% 17% 25% 29% 18% 20% 26% 17% 27% 20% 20% 14% 28% 26% 15% 26% 18% 17% 20% 26% 19% 28% 20% 21% 22% 29% 28% 20% 24% 25% 17% 24% 23% 19% 23% 21% 29% 20%
Agree Somewhat 10% 10% 10% 13% 9% 14% 9% 12% 9% 13% 9% 9% 7% 8% 15% 13% 9% 9% 13% 13% 9% 9% 9% 9% 13% 14% 9% 9% 15% 11% 8% 9% 11% 11% 10% 10% 8% 8% 13% 7% 9% 11% 8% 11% 9% 8%
Agree Completely 7% 8% 6% 20% 4% 17% 4% 15% 4% 20% 6% 4% 3% 5% 5% 20% 5% 4% 21% 19% 6% 5% 5% 3% 17% 17% 5% 3% 20% 6% 4% 6% 16% 5% 11% 6% 6% 6% 8% 8% 7% 8% 5% 8% 5% 5%
I wish my parents had taught me more about managing finances Disagree Completely 21% 26% 15% 16% 22% 14% 22% 14% 23% 16% 12% 20% 30% 22% 18% 16% 17% 24% 11% 20% 17% 16% 35% 14% 10% 19% 30% 14% 17% 12% 25% 22% 15% 15% 7% 25% 19% 19% 20% 24% 21% 21% 27% 18% 8% 36%
Disagree Somewhat 23% 20% 26% 25% 23% 27% 22% 26% 22% 25% 28% 27% 23% 17% 20% 25% 27% 20% 19% 31% 29% 26% 16% 24% 24% 30% 19% 25% 26% 20% 23% 23% 20% 27% 26% 22% 28% 27% 22% 18% 21% 28% 15% 27% 19% 12%
Agree Somewhat 31% 30% 32% 30% 31% 30% 31% 32% 30% 30% 35% 28% 28% 35% 29% 30% 31% 31% 31% 29% 31% 30% 28% 34% 30% 30% 29% 33% 30% 36% 29% 33% 20% 30% 27% 32% 31% 32% 31% 31% 32% 28% 34% 29% 40% 31%
Agree Completely 25% 25% 26% 29% 25% 28% 25% 28% 24% 29% 25% 25% 19% 25% 33% 29% 25% 24% 39% 19% 23% 27% 21% 28% 35% 21% 21% 28% 27% 32% 22% 22% 45% 28% 40% 21% 23% 22% 27% 27% 26% 24% 25% 26% 32% 21%
I think I’ll be able to save enough money for retirement Disagree Completely 10% 6% 14% 7% 10% 7% 11% 10% 10% 7% 15% 5% 10% 10% 16% 7% 9% 11% 8% 6% 3% 15% 6% 16% 7% 8% 6% 16% 8% 8% 11% 10% 12% 7% 8% 10% 8% 7% 11% 12% 9% 12% 8% 11% 17% 3%
Disagree Somewhat 21% 14% 28% 22% 20% 26% 19% 24% 19% 22% 26% 21% 22% 14% 21% 22% 23% 19% 18% 27% 21% 26% 9% 29% 24% 27% 11% 28% 23% 18% 21% 20% 20% 30% 20% 21% 28% 23% 18% 14% 18% 26% 12% 24% 25% 5%
Agree Somewhat 34% 32% 37% 44% 32% 42% 32% 37% 33% 44% 26% 38% 23% 38% 36% 44% 33% 32% 42% 47% 31% 35% 29% 34% 41% 44% 29% 35% 48% 34% 30% 33% 37% 43% 29% 36% 33% 36% 37% 30% 33% 37% 30% 36% 38% 25%
Agree Completely 35% 48% 21% 27% 37% 25% 38% 29% 38% 27% 34% 35% 45% 38% 27% 27% 35% 39% 33% 20% 45% 24% 56% 21% 29% 21% 54% 22% 21% 39% 38% 38% 32% 19% 43% 33% 31% 33% 33% 44% 40% 25% 50% 28% 20% 67%
I am interested in learning how to improve my financial situation Disagree Completely 4% 3% 5% 7% 3% 6% 3% 7% 3% 7% 6% 2% 2% 3% 3% 7% 4% 3% 5% 9% 1% 7% 3% 3% 4% 9% 2% 4% 8% 2% 3% 4% 6% 2% 2% 4% 5% 3% 4% 3% 3% 5% 3% 4% 4% 2%
Disagree Somewhat 10% 8% 11% 12% 9% 11% 9% 10% 9% 12% 7% 15% 7% 5% 14% 12% 12% 8% 11% 13% 14% 9% 4% 12% 10% 13% 7% 11% 13% 12% 7% 10% 7% 8% 8% 10% 9% 5% 11% 11% 9% 11% 7% 11% 17% 2%
Agree Somewhat 42% 41% 43% 44% 42% 46% 41% 45% 41% 44% 48% 37% 38% 43% 45% 44% 42% 42% 36% 52% 46% 38% 40% 43% 43% 49% 40% 42% 45% 40% 42% 44% 25% 52% 41% 42% 47% 49% 38% 38% 41% 44% 36% 45% 39% 34%
Agree Completely 45% 49% 40% 37% 46% 36% 47% 38% 48% 37% 39% 45% 53% 49% 38% 37% 43% 48% 49% 26% 39% 47% 54% 42% 43% 29% 50% 44% 34% 45% 48% 42% 62% 37% 49% 43% 39% 42% 48% 48% 47% 40% 54% 40% 39% 62%
It’s healthy to talk to your partner about money and finances Disagree Completely 2% 2% 2% 4% 2% 4% 2% 5% 1% 4% 5% 1% 0% 2% 2% 4% 2% 1% 5% 3% 0% 5% 2% 0% 4% 4% 2% 2% 6% 1% 1% 2% 4% 2% 2% 2% 3% 2% 3% 0% 2% 3% 2% 2% 1% 3%
Disagree Somewhat 6% 7% 5% 9% 5% 9% 5% 7% 6% 9% 3% 10% 4% 3% 9% 9% 7% 5% 13% 6% 9% 5% 4% 5% 11% 8% 6% 4% 10% 9% 4% 6% 6% 7% 8% 6% 4% 5% 9% 4% 6% 6% 6% 6% 6% 6%
Agree Somewhat 27% 29% 24% 32% 25% 35% 24% 37% 22% 32% 44% 24% 15% 25% 29% 32% 32% 22% 38% 27% 41% 24% 20% 24% 44% 27% 25% 24% 34% 32% 22% 27% 15% 38% 24% 28% 30% 35% 24% 23% 27% 26% 27% 27% 34% 23%
Agree Completely 65% 61% 68% 54% 67% 51% 69% 52% 71% 54% 48% 66% 81% 70% 61% 54% 58% 72% 45% 64% 50% 67% 73% 71% 41% 61% 67% 71% 50% 58% 72% 65% 74% 54% 66% 65% 63% 58% 65% 72% 65% 65% 66% 65% 60% 69%
Base 1000 510 490 190 810 228 772 306 694 190 116 157 214 204 118 190 273 537 97 93 140 133 273 264 116 112 394 378 193 226 580 756 142 101 226 773 239 162 352 241 659 341 311 689 109 202
Base: All Respondents