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Amid a resilient economy, many Americans aren’t ready for a “rainy day”

Fed data find almost half of households can’t weather a short break in income
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Amid a resilient economy, many Americans aren’t ready for a “rainy day”

Fed data find almost half of households can’t weather a short break in income. One factor: Real spending is elevated; real earnings are not.

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