# Are Your Friends Making You Broke?Exit this survey

1. You are:
 You are:   MaleFemale
2. How old are you?
 How old are you?   17 and under18-2425-3435 and over
3. In an average year, how much do you think you spend on friends’ weddings/showers/bachelorettes (including gifts, travel, and, if you were a bridesmaid, average in expenses like dresses and shoes)
 In an average year, how much do you think you spend on friends’ weddings/showers/bachelorettes (including gifts, travel, and, if you were a bridesmaid, average in expenses like dresses and shoes)   Under \$200\$200-\$500Between \$500-\$1000\$1,000-\$2,000\$2,000 or more
4. How much do you generally spend on a birthday present for your BFF?
 How much do you generally spend on a birthday present for your BFF?   Nothing—we don’t do presents\$50 or less\$50-\$100\$100 or more
5. Each year, about how much do you spend on all your other friend’s birthday presents combined (including chipping in for her birthday dinner and/or drinks)
 Each year, about how much do you spend on all your other friend’s birthday presents combined (including chipping in for her birthday dinner and/or drinks)   Nada\$100 or less\$100 to \$200\$200 or more
6. In the past year, how much money did you end up donating to friends who were doing an event (Run for Cancer, Bike for Diabetes, etc) for charity?
 In the past year, how much money did you end up donating to friends who were doing an event (Run for Cancer, Bike for Diabetes, etc) for charity?   \$50 or less\$50-\$100\$100-\$200\$200 or more
7. How much money have you spent on baby gifts for friends in the past year?
 How much money have you spent on baby gifts for friends in the past year?   NoneUnder \$50\$50 to \$100\$100 or more
8. About how many times a month do you head to a friend’s casa for dinner, a party, or a tv-watching date and bring a bottle of vino?
 About how many times a month do you head to a friend’s casa for dinner, a party, or a tv-watching date and bring a bottle of vino?   1 or lessMaybe 23 or 4More than 4
9. How much cash do you think you spend in a month randomly picking up the tab at a happy hour or drinks?
 How much cash do you think you spend in a month randomly picking up the tab at a happy hour or drinks?   Under \$25\$25 to \$50\$50 to \$100\$100 or more
10. How much would you say you spend in a year on random pick-me-up gifts (flowers, lip gloss, a magazine or book, etc) for friends going through a tough time like a breakup or job loss?
 How much would you say you spend in a year on random pick-me-up gifts (flowers, lip gloss, a magazine or book, etc) for friends going through a tough time like a breakup or job loss?   Under \$25\$25-\$50\$50-\$100\$100 or more
11. How often would you say you lend a friend a few bucks because they’re short on their part of the tab, or they just need to buy that killer pair of shoes—and never get it back?
 How often would you say you lend a friend a few bucks because they’re short on their part of the tab, or they just need to buy that killer pair of shoes—and never get it back?   Maybe a few times a yearProbably about once a monthA couple of times a monthPretty much weekly
12. When you do lend money, how much would you say you lose each time?
 When you do lend money, how much would you say you lose each time?   None, I don’t lend money or if I do, my friends pay me backUnder \$10Between \$10 and \$20Between \$20 and \$50