1 in 4
people, when asked in 2014, said they'd helped friends or relatives with expenses in the previous year

Source: Pew Charitable Trusts
Question: Respondents were asked: "In the past 12 months, did your household give or lend any money to friends, relatives, or children who live outside of your home to help them make ends meet, such as by paying bills or covering necessary day-to-day expenses?"
Response Options: Yes, No

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