One big change in the last 15 years is hardly a surprise: Americans face more economic uncertainty and financial challenges.
Many more households are struggling to make ends meet than in 1997, when consumer confidence was high and unemployment was low, says a survey released Monday by the Consumer Federation of America and Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. "Today the economy is in a far different place, and Americans are worried about their financial future," says Kevin Keller, CEO of the CFP Board. Read more >
July 25, 2012