Tag: polls

  • Election Day: Would More Vote If They Had The Day Off?

    Election Day: Would More Vote If They Had The Day Off?

    Even with both Republican and Democratic parties bragging about their ground game, Americans will likely hit Nov. 7 knowing at least one number: just 50 to 60 percent of the voting age population will have cast ballots. There are many reasons for this. For people in non-swing states, their presidential choice... Continue Reading

  • Survey: Luck Plays Big Role In Career Success

    Survey: Luck Plays Big Role In Career Success

    When it comes to finding a job or advancing your career, there are numerous ways of getting ahead. Not the least of those, of course, is hard work. But a recent poll shows that a vast majority of workers credit something far more intangible -- luck. A worldwide survey of more than 7,000 members of... Continue Reading

  • 80 Is The New 65 For Retiring Americans

    80 Is The New 65 For Retiring Americans

    The idea of retiring at age 65 is no longer a reality to many Americans, with many anticipating that they will have to work another 15 years -- to age 80 -- before they can afford to quit work, a new survey shows. Further, the poll of 1,500 middle-class Americans showed that 76 percent of respondents felt it... Continue Reading

  • Poll: Few Americans Believe Obama Or Congress Has A Good Jobs Plan

    Poll: Few Americans Believe Obama Or Congress Has A Good Jobs Plan

    Many Americans are looking for answers when it comes to lowering the nation's stubbornly high unemployment rate. But a new poll suggests that few have faith in either President Obama or Congress to get the job done. Just 38 percent of U.S. adults surveyed said that they believed President Obama had a... Continue Reading