Are you richer than your parents?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Poll Started 20 April 2009:

Are you richer than your parents?

Is wealth determined by nature or nuture? Are we all destined to live similar lives to our parents? How do you compare to your folks in terms of relative standard of living?

How do you compare to your parents when they were your age?

Results

01. I'm under 30: I'm at least 3x better off.330 votes (3 %)
02. I'm under 30: I'm 2-3x better off.226 votes (2 %)
03. I'm under 30: I'm substantially better off.398 votes (4 %)
04. I'm under 30: I'm better off.609 votes (6 %)
05. I'm under 30: I'm roughly the same.394 votes (4 %)
06. I'm under 30: I'm worse off.485 votes (5 %)
07. I'm under 30: I'm substantially worse off.321 votes (3 %)
08. I'm under 30: They were 2-3x better off.64 votes (1 %)
09. I'm under 30: They were more than 3x better off.124 votes (1 %)
10. I'm 30-50: I'm at least 3x better off. 634 votes (7 %)
11. I'm 30-50: I'm 2-3x better off.473 votes (5 %)
12. I'm 30-50: I'm substantially better off.759 votes (8 %)
13. I'm 30-50: I'm better off.883 votes (9 %)
14. I'm 30-50: I'm roughly the same.634 votes (7 %)
15. I'm 30-50: I'm worse off.891 votes (9 %)
16. I'm 30-50: I'm substantially worse off.504 votes (5 %)
17. I'm 30-50: They were 2-3x better off.111 votes (1 %)
18. I'm 30-50: They were more than 3x better off.163 votes (2 %)
19. I'm over 50: I'm at least 3x better off.341 votes (4 %)
20. I'm over 50: I'm 2-3x better off.135 votes (1 %)
21. I'm over 50: I'm substantially better off.440 votes (5 %)
22. I'm over 50: I'm better off.270 votes (3 %)
23. I'm over 50: I'm roughly the same.138 votes (1 %)
24. I'm over 50: I'm worse off.112 votes (1 %)
25. I'm over 50: I'm substantially worse off.102 votes (1 %)
26. I'm over 50: They were 2-3x better off.  27 votes (0 %)
27. I'm over 50: They were more than 3x better off.79 votes (1 %)

                   9,647 votes received.

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