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.
Do you have enough in savings to pay for an unexpected emergency?
When bringing pros in for a major home project, never take the highest bid.
When faced with an opportunity to cash in, make sure to take time to think it through before jumping in.
In honor of Father's Day, Bankrate and Jean Chatzky asked our readers to send us their dads' money tips. We got some great advice.
Try using cash instead of debit and credit cards to see how much money you can save.
Do you know where your personal information goes once a hacker gets a hold of it?
What type of investment edged out cash as America's most preferred long-term investment? Watch to find out.
Think you are familiar with Social Security? Bankrate experts share valuable insight about the program.
Watch Bankrate experts weigh-in with tips to help add money to your 401(k) account as you approach retirement.
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