Adulting is hard, especially when you’re faced with making major life decisions. And it turns out, a lot of people have real worries over making the wrong ones.
A new survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Atom Finance, a global investment intelligence platform for enterprises finds:
- The average American has made four major life decisions they felt were wrong.
- 31% say that number is low.
- Of course, some life decisions are tougher than others, with some of the toughest being:
- Investing (38%)
- Purchasing a new home (33%)
- Making a career change (29%)
- 71% of people wish they had more guidance when it comes to making such life decisions.
- And when they do seek guidance, people are most likely to go to
- Friends/family (54%)
- Internet (40%)
- Industry professionals (28%)
- Informational shows (25%)
- Podcasts (16%)
- And even if they do enough research, 71% are still worried about making the wrong decision.
- One major life decision folks have big fears about is money.
- In fact, 76% of people want to educate themselves more about financial decisions.
- 70% admit they are intimidated by the idea of investing their money.
- 21% of people feel they lack knowledge when it comes to investing.
- As for what’s keeping folks from investing:
- 50% say they can’t figure it out.
- 50% simply put it off for a long time.
Source: SWNS Digital
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