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Financial Security Index rebounds in December

December 2011 Financial Security Index » Review Financial Situation

Q:

How often, if ever, do you thoroughly review your financial situation?

Nearly half, or 47 percent, of Americans say they thoroughly review their financial situation six or more times a year.
Three out of 4 college grads assiduously review their finances at least three and as much as six or more times a year.
Nine percent of Americans with a high school education or less and 8 percent of those earning less than $30,000 never review their finances.
Greg McBride

"If Americans were always on top of their finances ... we wouldn't be in this mess."

If Americans were always as on top of their finances as they now claim to be, we wouldn't be in this mess.

- Greg McBride, CFA, senior financial analyst for Bankrate.com

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