Tipping

by | Jul 14, 2017 | CBS Radio Report


TippingConsider yourself a generous tipper? If you’re a man, a republican or you pay with a card you’re probably right.

According to a new survey by creditreport.com those factors plus being a baby boomer or a resident of the northeast make you a good tipper. According to the survey people who fall into one or more of those categories leave an average tip of 20%. On the other hand democrats, women, people who live in the south and people who pay with cash are generally bad tippers, leaving an average of 15%.

The people you definitely want to sit in your section? Anyone making $75,000 a year or more, according to the survey this group tends to leave generous and frequent tips. And who do wait staff dread seeing come through the door? A large group of college age kids or younger.

To find out why and to see which positions bring in the biggest tips click the link below. Don’t forget these people are your best bet for getting fed.

Link: Best and Worst Tippers

Brian Banmiller

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CBS News Radio national business journalist Brian Banmiller has spent more than 40 years in the news industry, covering business, politics and the economy on television, radio and in print. Currently, his “Banmiller on Business” reports are delivered to an audience of millions nationwide.

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