What kind of saver are you?

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What kind of saver are you?

  • 11% Dreamer – I have savings goals, but no real plan for achieving them
  • 24% Hit & miss – I have a plan to achieve my savings goals, but I don’t always stick to it
  • 37% Slow & steady – I save small amounts regularly and I’ll eventually get there
  • 28% Fast & determined – I’m really focused on saving as quickly as possible

Women and men approach saving differently

Women

  • Dreamer – 11%
  • Hit & Miss – 26%
  • Slow & Steady – 39%
  • Fast & Determined – 24%

Men

  • Dreamer – 11%
  • Hit & Miss – 22%
  • Slow & Steady – 31%
  • Fast & Determined – 36%

Women are more likely than men to save for more than one thing at a time.

Sources:

* MoneySmart brand tracking program, Sweeney Research January 2014 (n=1,380)
Note: It is possible some classified as ‘non-savers’ may be making extra payments on their mortgage, other loans or into their superannuation.

** MoneySmart online ‘Money Goals’ poll July 2014. (n=1,566)

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