Financial expectations for the next year among adults in the United States

The statistic shows results of a survey conducted in 2014 in the United States among adults on their expectations in 2015 regarding their finances. In 2014, 24 percent of respondents stated that they do not expect anything different financially.

United States: Which of the following do you expect to do in regards to your finances in 2015?

Share of respondents
Cut back on my household spending38%
Save more in the year ahead36%
Pay down my level of debt35%
Save more for retirement21%
Get rid of one or more credit cards15%
Undertake home improvements that increase the value of my home13%
Invest in less risky investments6%
Refinance my mortgage4%
Take out a home equity line of credit2%
I don't expect to do anything different financially in 201524%
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Release date

January 2015


United States

Survey time period

December 10-15, 2014

Number of respondents

2,255 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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