Discover how Americans’ financial health outcomes have changed as COVID-19 continued to create unprecedented disruptions.
Despite the vast data collected by our government, we lack an accepted method of assessing financial health. Learn why we must measure not only each household’s annual income but also its annual spending, saving, borrowing, and planning habits to identify communities whose financial health is poor, deteriorating, or failing to keep pace with overall improvements.
Paid leave for medical and caregiving purposes can help workers cope in challenging times.
From April 1 to June 30, 2021, Americans balanced saving and new spending opportunities, with minimal changes in earned income.