Georgia Consumer Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
Sticking to Financial New Years Resolutions
 
Required 1.

I have a new year's resolution to better my finances in some way.

Yep
No - I'm focusing on other areas this year
I don't make new year's resolutions
Required 2.

How successful have you been at keeping new year's resolutions in the past? 

I just can't seem to keep them
I make increment improvements each year
I consistently keep every resolution
I prefer to focus on goals year-round, rather than making resolutions at the new year
Required 3.
Which of the following are encompassed by your new year's resolutions OR financial goals this year? (Select all that apply)
Getting on budget
Paying down debt
Building up savings
Planning for retirement
Improving credit score
Getting ready for a big life event (new house, baby, wedding, education, etc.)
Required 4.

When I look back on my financial goals for last year...

I'm proud of what I accomplished
I wish I had more support
I wish I had been more accountable
I didn't really have any financial goals last year
Dealing with Credit Card Debt
 
Required 5.
How much credit card debt are you currently holding? 
None
$1,000 - $3,000
$4,000 - $6,000
$7,000 - $9,000
$10,000 +
Required 6.
How confident are you that you'll be able to pay off credit card debt?
I have a plan and I'm confident I'll be able to pay off my credit card debt in the near future
I have a good plan, but it will take several years to pay down my debt
I have a plan, but I'm not sure if it will work
I don't think I'll ever be out of debt!
Required 7.

Do you know the interest rates on your credit cards? 

Yes - and they're reasonable
Yes - and they're crazy high
No
I don't have credit cards
Building Solid Savings Habits
 
Required 8.
Do you have money set aside in savings (not including money in a retirement fund)?
Yes
No
Required 9.

About how much money do you have set aside in savings right now? (Not counting money in accounts meant for retirement) 

$0 - $500
$1,000 - $2,000
$3,000 - $4,000
$5,000 - $6,000
$7,000 - 8,000
$9,000 - $10,000
$11,000 +
Required 10.

What does your savings plan look like? 

Define plan...
I start saving when I have a specific purchase in mind (car, house, vacation, etc.)
I put money away here and there when I'm able to scrounge up a little extra
I consistently put aside a portion of each paycheck
Keeping on Top of Financial Literacy
 
Required 11.
I feel confident in my knowledge of personal finance. 
True
False
Required 12.
I feel people today are required to make more financial decisions more frequently than in past generations. 
True
False
Required 13.

What's the best place for kids to learn about personal finance? 

Parents
School
Financial institution
Life experience
Required 14.
Which financial topics could you understand better? (Select all that apply)
Retirement planning
Paying for higher education
Paying down credit card debt
Mortgages/HELOC
Financing car purchases
Investing
Budgeting
Other  
The Costs of Getting Married
 
15.

If you've planned or helped plan a wedding in the past five years, how much did that wedding cost? (Skip this question if it doesn't apply to you.)

Less than $10,000
$20,000 - $30,000
$40,000 - $50,000
$60,000 - $70,000
$80,000 +
16.
If you're married or have been married, how much debt did you have as newly-weds? (Skip this question if you've never been married)
Less than $10,000
$20,000 - $30,000
$40,000 - $50,000
$60,000 - $70,000
$80,000 - $90,000
$100,000 +
We started our lives debt-free
17.

When did you get married? (Skip this question if it doesn't apply)

More than 20 years ago
15 - 20 years ago
5 - 10 years ago
Less than 5 years ago
Required 18.
In your opinion, how important is it for a couple to enter a marriage without debt? 
Extremely important - debt is sure to cause marital problems
It's important, but some debt from the wedding is to be expected
It's OK to enter a marriage with debt, as long as both sides have clearly communicated expectations about handling that debt
It doesn't matter
Keeping Senior Citizens Safe from Financial Exploitation
 
Required 19.

An elderly person I know has been the victim of some kind of financial exploitation. 

True
False
Required 20.

The elderly financial exploitation I've seen has mostly been perpetrated by: 

Family members/care givers
Email scammers
Online scammers faking a romantic connection
Phone scammers faking a relative in distress
I've never witnessed financial exploitation of an elderly person
Other  
Required 21.
The people I believe are most responsible to protect the elderly from financial abuse and fraud are: 
Families and/or close friends
People employed to protect them
Mandatory reporters (Doctors, police, social workers, etc.)
Financial institutions
Required 22.
I know the signs of a financially exploited or abused elderly person. 
True
False
Required 23.

I would feel comfortable reporting a family member and/or close friend if I believed they were financially exploiting an elderly person. 

True
False
True, but only if I was absolutely sure about the exploitation
Demographic Information
 
Required 24.

Are you a member of a Georgia-based credit union?

Yes
No
Required 25.

Age group

Under 18
18-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65+
Required 26.

Gender

Female
Male
Required 27.

Your zip code

 

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