Wealth and Values Surveys

Since 2004, PNC Wealth Management has conducted a signature survey on the opinions and attitudes of America's wealthy. It has become a barometer not just of how the affluent spend their money but why and how they think. Below are the results of our current and past Wealth and Values Surveys.

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Survey Results

2014

For America’s Millionaires, Social Issues Beat Politics In An Election Year

Two-thirds (64 percent) of millionaires are concerned about economic inequality in America and most prefer to financially support charitable causes over political parties or candidates. Seven in 10 (69 percent) support charitable initiatives focused on poverty and hunger in America and nearly two-thirds (64 percent) support scholarship and other educational opportunities for children of lower income families.

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No Silver Spoon: Most Millionaires Credit Hard Work And Smart Saving As Keys To Financial Success

Most American millionaires cite smart saving over investment choices as the key ingredient to their financial success and very few have benefited from inheritance or a rich spouse. Saving early and regularly is named most often (56 percent) as the personal decision that most influenced their financial success, according to the survey by PNC Wealth Management.

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