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Half of Swiss happy with their finances

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A recent survey suggests that half of Swiss residents are satisfied with their financial situation. 6% said they have trouble making ends meet.

In addition, 28% expect their finances to improve in 2019. Fewer women (25%) are optimistic than men (33%). 18% expect their finances to worsen and 54% expect no change.

Views varied significantly by age group. 40% of those under 36 expected their finances to get better. This dropped to 33% among those 36 to 55 and to to 20% among those over 56.

One of the most popular uses for surplus income was investment. 20% of men and 7% of women said they’d invest it. Travel was another. Over a third said they’d spend it on travel, while 20% said they’d spend it on going out.

The survey by Comparis questioned 1,043 people across Switzerland in December 2018.

 

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The newspaper Le News is a free, quality, local English language newspaper launched on 31 October 2013. Le News fills a gap in local Swiss media for the numerous English-speakers living and visiting Switzerland. In late January 2015 we decided to put our print medium on hold and focus on our digital media presence.
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