Are you richer than your parents were?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Over the last century, each generation has got progressively richer. Yet in these difficult economic times, is it still true? We're talking wealth and income here (factoring in inflation). Of course, you canít be totally accurate but take your best guess.

Are you richer than your parents were AT THE SAME AGE?

Results

I'm 30-45 (4912 votes)
I'm substantially better off than they were at my age1424 votes (29%)
I'm better off1163 votes (24%)
Roughly the same606 votes (12%)
I'm worse off1022 votes (21%)
I'm substantially worse off than they were at my age697 votes (14%)
I'm 46-64 (5468 votes)
I'm substantially better off than they were at my age2463 votes (45%)
I'm better off1193 votes (22%)
Roughly the same519 votes (9%)
I'm worse off742 votes (14%)
I'm substantially worse off than they were at my age551 votes (10%)
I'm over 65 (1977 votes)
I'm substantially better off than they were at my age1281 votes (65%)
I'm better off402 votes (20%)
Roughly the same142 votes (7%)
I'm worse off95 votes (5%)
I'm substantially worse off than they were at my age57 votes (3%)
I'm under 30 (2196 votes)
I'm substantially better off than they were at my age566 votes (26%)
I'm better off563 votes (26%)
Roughly the same303 votes (14%)
I'm worse off440 votes (20%)
I'm substantially worse off than they were at my age324 votes (15%)

                   14,553 votes received.

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