Question of the Day: What percentage of Americans stuck to their holiday budget?

Jan 04, 2018
Budgeting, Purchase Decisions, Question of the Day

Answer (from Allianz survey): 44%

Here's the chart that breaks out the responses by generational cohort: 


  • Did you create a budget for this holiday season?
    • If yes, did you stick to it?
    • If not, why not?
  • Why do you think it’s important to budget your expenses for events like back-to-school shopping or prom?
  • What are some good budgeting habits you could incorporate into your life?

Here's the ready-to-go slides for this Question of the Day that you can use in your classroom.


Looking for more Budgeting Questions of the Day? Here are more than a dozen to choose from!


What's the best NGPF Budgeting activity? Teachers and students alike love this activity, Budgeting with Roommates

About the Author

Danielle Bautista

Danielle is a native of Southern California and a recent graduate from the University of Maine, where she braved the frigid winters—a feat in and of itself—and earned her Bachelor's degree in International Affairs. She has a passion for working with non-profit organizations and serving populations in underprivileged communities. When Danielle isn't writing NGPF blog posts, spearheading various outreach projects, or managing contests and flash surveys, you can find her doing some sort of outdoor activity, learning a new hobby, or cracking what she thinks are witty puns!