Some thoughts while shaving....

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Taken from the August 2010 issue of Journal of Financial Planning.

42...Percentage of large employers that have 401(k) plans with automatic enrollment; 28% have an automatic escalation feature  (AARP)

$111.5 trillion...Global wealth at the end of 2009, up 11.5% from year-end 2008 & nearly back to its peak level at year-end 2007 of $111.6 trillion.  (Boston Consulting Group)

<1...Percentage of worldwide households with $1 million or more in wealth.  This equates to 11.2 million households, 4.7 million of which are located in the U.S.  (Boston Consulting Group)

55...Percentage of consumers who express confidence that the economy has started to recover, although 27 % fear it may fall back into a recession.  (Deloitte)


$674...Average money spent in Seattle, per person, for designer coffee (Starbucks, Peet's, etc...) in 2009.  The next highest consuming city of coffee: Las Vegas at $391 per person.  (Mint.com)


$33,000...Cost of the most expensive American-made mattress; a 10 layer, 2,000-coil model manufactured by E.S. Kluft & Co.  (Wall Street Journal)


91...Percentage of global consumer Internet traffic dedicated to all forms of video expected by 2014, when it would take more that 2 years to watch the amount of video that will cross global IP networks every second.  (Cisco Systems, Inc.)

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