GCUA 2017 Mid-Year Consumer Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
Required 1.

Do you schedule back-to-school purchases around sales tax holidays?

Yes
No
Required 2.

Do you more often stock up on school supplies when you find a good price or do you more often purchase on an as-needed basis?

Stock up when I find a good price
Purchase as needed
Required 3.

How much money do you estimate you'll spend on back-to-school purchases this year? 

Less than $25
$25-$50
$50-$75
More than $75
4.

(skip if you don't have children)

Do you have a will stipulating who will care for your children in the event of your death? 

Yes
No
5.

(skip if you don't have children)

Did you increase your life insurance when you became a parent?

Yes
No
6.
(skip if you don't have children)
Were you prepared for the expenses that go along with having a baby?
Yes
No
Required 7.

Do you own your home?

Yes
No
Required 8.

Do you plan to purchase a home in the next year?

Yes
No
Required 9.

What is the most significant factor that influences your choice of where you live? 

Location
Size/layout of home
Monthly rent or mortgage payment
Other  
Required 10.

Credit unions are known for providing outstanding service in the financial services industry. Have you experienced outstanding service at a credit union?

Yes
No
Required 11.
What are unique credit union differences you find most significant?
Lower interest rates on loans
Fewer and lower fees
Member-owned with profits going back to members
Other  
Required 12.
Approximately how much money do you plan on spending this holiday season?
Less than $300
Between $300-$500
Between $500-$1000
More than $1000
Required 13.

When do you start saving for holiday expenses?

Less than 1 month in advance
1 to 3 months in advance
3 to 6 months in advance
6 months to a year in advance
I do't plan ahead for holiday expenses
Other  
Required 14.

How much of your holiday shopping will you do online? 

None
Up to 25%
25% to 50%
50% to 75%
Most of all of my shopping will be online
Required 15.

Have you ever been engaged, or do you plan to be engaged in the coming year?

Yes
No
16.

Do/Did you have a financial plan agreed on by both partners in place before marriage?

Yes
No
Required 17.

Do you think it's best for couples to combine accounts and bills or keep things separate?

Best to combine everything
Best to keep everything separate
Best to combine some finances and keep some separate