Survey Shows Americans Worried about Retirement

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Survey Shows Americans Worried about Retirement

Jul 25, 2012

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 >

USA Today
Christine Dugas
July 25, 2012

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