In honor of Veterans Day, WalletHub conducted a nationally representative survey to gauge people’s opinions about military personal-finance perks and a whole lot more. You can find the complete results in the following infographic.
- 71% of military members think the U.S. does not take care of its veterans financially.
- 37% of Americans blame the war in Ukraine for inflation.
- 56% of military members think that poor financial literacy among military personnel is a threat to national security.
- 70% of Americans agree that military families experience more financial stress than the average family.
- Around 2 in 3 military members don’t think they should have to pay bills while deployed.
- 63% of people think firefighters, police, EMS, and other first responders should get the same credit card perks as military personnel.
This report reflects the results of a nationally representative online survey of over 280 respondents.
After we collected all responses, we normalized the data by age, gender and income so the sample would reflect U.S. demographics.
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|Should members of the military have to pay interest on debt when deployed?|
|Should members of the military be excused from having to pay bills while deployed?|
|Should firefighters, police, EMS and other first responders get the same credit card perks as military personnel?|
|Does the military do enough to teach financial literacy?|
|Should members of the military have to pay income taxes while deployed?|
|Do you blame the war in Ukraine for inflation?|
|Does the U.S. take care of its veterans financially?|
|Is poor financial literacy among military personnel a threat to national security?|
|Do military families experience more or less financial stress than the average family?|