Anchor intro: Consumer confidence, job security and gas prices all correlate to how positive or negative Americans are feeling about their overall financial security. For the first time since December 2010 ... Bankrate.com is hearing a more optimistic tone to consumer's financial security. To get some more feedback, we hit the streets to ask people a variety of questions about current economic issues to see how their bottom line is affected.
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Tag: How are you feeling about your overall financial security? To see how you stack up against other Americans, just visit Bankrate.com to read all of May's Financial Security Index.
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