COUNTRY Financial Security Index
86 Articles
August 25, 2015

[Click here for the official August COUNTRY Financial Security Index release and data results.] It’s no secret Americans love their pets. In fact, eight out of 10 pet owners think of their cat or dog as family, according to the latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index. However, Fluffy and Fido will also need some lovin’ from your wallet, too. We’re talking about potentially thousands of dollars in animal care over your pet’s lifetime. In fact, forty-three percent of Americans say their dog or cat cost them more than anticipated.   Here are a few simple steps to make the cost of welcoming a pet …

August 3, 2015

According to the latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index, Americans are feeling more optimistic about investing in a college education than in recent years.

June 15, 2015

According to the latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index, 82 percent of Americans feel parents should bear the responsibility of teaching their children about money matters.

June 27, 2014

School’s out and summer’s in session. Keep your children safe by following safety tips.

November 18, 2013

Americans may be trying to avoid the “holiday hangover” this year with a no-credit shopping season.

October 21, 2013

The housing market has been touted as helping to drive the economic recovery, but Americans seem to feel that may be short-lived.