Less Than Half of U.S. Households Report Good Savings Progress, According to 9th Annual America Saves Week Survey

Today marks the first day of America Saves Week 2016 and launch of the 9th Annual America Saves Week survey.

Check out the infographic below for highlights from this year's survey. (Click on the image for a closer look.)

To read the full release, please visit http://www.americasavesweek.org/less-than-half-of-u-s-households-report-good-savings-progress-according-to-9th-annual-america-saves-week-survey.

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