Investment advice sources in the United States, by generation, 2013

The statistic shows the results of a survey carried out in the United States in 2013 that aimed to compare the generational differences that exist between favorite sources for advice or guidance when it comes to investing. Millennials first ask parents for investment advice, with 60 percent stating this is where they would first turn, 17 percent of boomers cited this option when asked.

Sources for advice or guidance when investing in the United States in 2013, by generation

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Release date

May 2013


United States

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

In total, this survey included 1,400 millennials (aged 22-32) and a sample from just over 1,000 baby boomers (aged 48-66), details as to how many were retired and how many were not retired are not given.

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