How do Americans feel about their job security, net worth, level of savings and debt? Bankrate's Financial Security Index gauges the marketplace each month and Bankrate experts provide insight for mastering your money.
Bankrate’s Financial Security Index fell from last month, indicating Americans are still nervous.
Just 17 percent of Americans feel their overall financial situation is better now than a year ago.
Four out of 10 Americans have curbed spending due to market volatility and economic concerns.
Bankrate’s Financial Security Index rebounded slightly from August, but Americans remain downbeat.
A slew of bad economic news caused many Americans to rein in spending, according to Bankrate’s poll.
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Bankrate asks how financial situations compare to last year.
In nearly all areas of their personal finances, consumers feel less secure than they did a year ago.
When the going gets tough, retirement savings tend to get lost among competing financial demands.
Many Americans now save less for retirement, according to Bankrate’s monthly Financial Security Index.