Financial Security Index
Financial Security Index
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Consumer thoughts on savings

Get a gauge on how Americans are feeling about their finances. Check out the highlights of January's Financial Security Index poll, conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International.

Savings: uncomfortably low
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How do you feel about the amount of money you have in savings compared to 12 months ago?

Savings: Uncomfortably low

Twice as many people are less comfortable with their savings level compared to those who are more comfortable. However, these results still reflect improvement from December, when 44 percent were less comfortable with their savings and just 14 percent were more so. U.S. savings rates have risen since the start of the recession, suggesting the downturn has caused Americans to view savings as a greater priority.


 

 

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