Ways of spending of lottery/inheritance money in the U.S. 2017

This statistic presents the ways of spending money in case of lottery win or inheritance of 100,000 U.S. dollars in the United States in 2017. During the survey period, 40 percent of the respondents admitted that they would use this money to pay off any existing debt or loans while 12 percent of the Americans surveyed would invest it toward retirement.

If you won the lottery or received an inheritance of 100,000 U.S. dollars today, what would you most likely to do with that money?

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Source

Release date

August 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 10 to 14, 2017

Number of respondents

1,020 respondents

Age group

18 to 69 years

Method of interview

Online survey

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