Would You Rather Be In Shape or Out of Debt?
A new survey from Credit Karma finds that people would rather keep their figures trim than be debt free. Researchers surveyed 2,021 U.S. adults and found that 38-percent of women and 49 percent of men agreed with the statement "how much I weigh is more important than how much debt I have." However, when asked to choose beetween obesity and brankruptcy, 62-percent said they would prefer to be obese, but free from debt. The survey found that on average, 64-percent of those surveyed said they thought about their physical appearance more than their debt.