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Star Trek 37% Twillight Zone 30% Laugh In 31% Source: Varilux Boomer Watch Nearly 40% of adults who belong to the baby boom generation (people ages 37 to 55) say their favorite TV show when they were growing up was Star Trek. 07/05/2001 - Updated 09:20 AM ET Boomer's Favourite TV Shows
Boomer's Favourite TV Shows
Pets In Our BedsDogs 36% Cats 41% Source: NPD Group for American Pet Products Manufacturers Association Over half of cat owners and nearly 40% of dog owners say their pet sleeps in a family member's bed each night. 05/23/2001 - Updated 01:00 PM ET
What Stresses Us Out?.
Money. 49% Family Responsibilities 22% Work Deadline 22% Commuting 7% Source: CyberPulse for Wrigley Healthcare's Surpass Nearly half of adults say that money issues are the top cause of stress for them in their daily lives. 05/09/00- Updated 06:40 PM ET
Ready To RetireWhat Most Folks Do After They Leave The Work Force Volunteer 74% Recreation 67% Go Back to Work 62% Travel 47% Source: Market Facts for Bancorp Piper Jaffray Retirement plans Half of people 35 to 54 plan to retire between 60 and 69. 05/23/00- Updated 07:29 PM ET 30 Something And Singles On The Rise 1970: Men 9.4% Women 6.2% 1998: Men 29.2% Women 21.6% Source: Census Bureau, March 2000 Unmarried 30-to-34 year olds The proportion of people age 30 to 34 who have never married has more than tripled since 1970.
05/09/00- Updated 06:37 PM ET How Adults Use E-mails Send Jokes 76% Make Social Plans 75% Gossips 42% Source: AmericanGreetings.com phone survey Personal connections Fifty-three percent of adults use e-mail to send online greeting cards.
Retirement Plan Enjoy Work 53% Want Money For Extra 30% Health Insurance 24% Sixty-one percent of workers expect to work for pay during their 'retirement' years. Top reason: They enjoy work and want to stay involved. Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) 07/25/2001 - Updated 07:18 PM ET How Executive Find New Jobs Last year, over 60% of laid-off executives found new jobs by networking. Amount of time it took to land a new job: 3.1 months. Source: Drake Beam Morin
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Medical bills Source: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration How much Americans spend a year on doctors' visits.
Richest American Rockefeller, founder of the Standard Oil Company, was the first U.S. billionaire. Source: Forbes
Older workers most content Overall, 68% of employees say they are satisfied with their current employer. Source: CDB Research & Consulting
05/09/00- Updated 06:49 PM ET Another Black Monday Ten years ago, the Dow Jones Industrial dropped 508 points. This is how most say they would react if it happened again.
01/31/00- Updated 01:17 AM ET Super Bowl Ads Source:NFL The price of a 30-second commercial was almost 40 times as much for the 1999 Super Bowl as it was for Super Bowl I in 1967.