Only Half of Americans Have Good Savings Habits
March 12, 2013
By Katie Bryan
America Saves Communications Manager
Washington, D.C. – The sixth annual national survey assessing household saving, released today as part of America Saves Week, revealed that only about half of Americans reported good savings habits.
o 54% said they “have a savings plan with specific goals.”
o 43% said they “have a spending plan that allows you to save enough money to achieve the goals of your saving plan.”
o 50% of those not retired said they “save for retirement at work through a 401(k) or other contributory plan.”
o 41% said that, “outside of work,” they “save automatically through regular preauthorized transfers from checking to savings or investments.”
o 49% know their net worth.
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- Written by Super User
- Category: Blog
- Published: 12 March 2013