Americans may be trying to avoid the “holiday hangover” this year with a no-credit shopping season.
The housing market has been touted as helping to drive the economic recovery, but Americans seem to feel that may be short-lived.
In the late summer and fall of 2008, Americans were just beginning to feel the height of the Great Recession.
Americans don’t expect kids to get most of their financial life lessons in the classroom. According to the latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index® survey, 81 percent say parents are the most responsible for teaching financial literacy.
On the heels of Congress doubling some student loan interest rates, Americans appear to be putting less value on a college degree.
With mixed signals on the economy coming from Main Street to Wall Street, perhaps it is not surprising that Americans’ financial security sentiments seems to be idling since the end of 2012.