Quiz: How much do you know about the average American's finances?
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How much do you know about the average American's finances?
By: Bambi
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About This Quiz

The media loves to focus on the one percent or the working poor, but have you ever wondered about the finances of the average American? Take our quiz to see if you know how much a typical American earns, owns and owes!

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What is the median household income in the U.S., according to the 2015 Census?
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Congratulations, Class of 2016! You're graduating with an average student loan total of how much?
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How much credit card debt does the average American carry?
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Among households that carry a balance on their credit cards, what's the average credit card debt?
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What's the average interest rate on a credit card?
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If you have $16,000 in credit card debt, how long will it take you to pay it off if you only make the minimum payment?
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How much total debt does the average household owe?
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What's the average credit score in America?
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How many Americans have no delinquencies -- bad debts -- on their credit reports?
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How many open revolving accounts does the average person maintain?
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What percentage of Americans owe money when they die?
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What percentage of Americans have a credit score over 800?
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What is the average mortgage debt in the U.S.?
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What is the median retirement savings in the U.S.?
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What percentage of Americans have no retirement savings at all?
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What percentage of Americans have no savings at all?
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What is the biggest financial emergency shock people should be prepared to face each year on average?
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What percentage of Americans take out a loan to buy a car?
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After housing, what is the number-one source of debt for Americans?
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What was the average household's net worth at the start of 2017?
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What is the biggest asset most people have?
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After the home, what's the second-biggest asset most people own?
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How much does the average family spend on food each year?
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How much does a typical American family spend on housing each year?
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What is the average annual cost of health care per family?
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Which of these does the average family spend the most on each year in America?
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What percentage of Americans actually have a budget?
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What percentage of households live paycheck to paycheck?
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What percentage of minimum wage workers have more than one job?
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What percentage of Americans have no debt at all?
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