SPOTLIGHT ON EMERGENCY FUNDS

Sightlines data revealed an overall decrease in the percentage of Americans who have a $3000 emergency fund from 2001 to 2013. The decrease is most pronounced among lower income Americans without a college degree. By contrast, those with a college degree and in the highest income group are consistently the most likely to have access to emergency funds. 

EMERGENCY FUNDS IN THE NEWS

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PERCENTAGE OF AMERICANS WITH $3,000 OF EMERGENCY FUNDS

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