Poll Archive

Do you contribute to a retirement plan (401K, IRA, etc)?

  • Yes, I have a plan where I work (57%, 229 Votes)
  • Yes, I have both (22%, 89 Votes)
  • No, I don’t have a plan (9%, 37 Votes)
  • Yes, I have a plan outside of work (7%, 28 Votes)
  • I’ll never retire (3%, 10 Votes)
  • Sort of – I play the lottery (2%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 400

Start Date: January 6, 2011 @ 4:44 pm
End Date: No Expiry

What does your debt situation look like?

  • I'm up to my ears in bills and more are coming (33%, 227 Votes)
  • I have a normal amount of debt (26%, 178 Votes)
  • I only have a little debt (15%, 107 Votes)
  • I just have a mortgage (14%, 95 Votes)
  • I am totally debt free (12%, 89 Votes)

Total Voters: 696

Start Date: December 17, 2010 @ 11:57 am
End Date: No Expiry

How do you feel about the stock market right now?

  • It's a great time to invest! (56%, 146 Votes)
  • I don't care since I don't invest anyway (19%, 51 Votes)
  • I'm not putting any more in until it improves (12%, 32 Votes)
  • I've lowered my contributions (8%, 22 Votes)
  • Yikes! I'm pulling everything out! (3%, 7 Votes)
  • What's a stock market? (2%, 5 Votes)

Total Voters: 263

Start Date: December 2, 2010 @ 4:39 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is it better to own a home or rent?

  • Only own if you can afford it. (62%, 243 Votes)
  • Own always...might cost more but you are building equity. (32%, 124 Votes)
  • Never...it's a bad investment now...just rent. (6%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 389

Start Date: November 15, 2010 @ 9:25 am
End Date: No Expiry

How long do you think mortgage interest rates will stay near record lows?

  • Not long. Inflation is coming back. (30%, 69 Votes)
  • 12 months. (28%, 66 Votes)
  • 6 months. (22%, 51 Votes)
  • Rates will go even lower than they are now. (20%, 47 Votes)

Total Voters: 233

Start Date: November 1, 2010 @ 1:23 pm
End Date: No Expiry