July 9, 2020
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Americans' Biggest Financial Regret Is Not Saving Enough Before The Coronavirus Hit

Americans’ Biggest Financial Regret Is Not Saving Enough Before The Coronavirus Hit

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The incidence of coronavirus again begins to increase in the south and west, which leads to the fact that daily morbidity figures in the United States return to the north of 30 thousand, and revive the fears that the subsequent economic devastation, not to mention the consistently higher mortality rates, will us longer than the myth of the V-shaped restoration predicted.

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The conversation about another incentive bill seems to have disappeared as the Democrats switched their efforts to infrastructure, a problem that is doomed to a lot of scrap from the beginning of Trump’s term, as it quickly became apparent that any widespread bipartisan cooperation would never be successful in such a warlike a polarized atmosphere, for fear that President Trump will indeed be able to take out a loan for something uniquely positive, such as rebuilding old bridges, airports and roads.

Without further support, states will also face another financial crisis that will inevitably lead to a wave of tax increases at the state and municipal levels in the coming months (ironically, protesters “protect the police” may ultimately fulfill their desire ”) millions of Americans finally, they begin to reckon with the insolvent financial realities in which they are now. With all of this in mind, Bankrate interviewed 1,343 American adults earlier this month about their financial regrets over the coronavirus.

Among the key findings of the survey was the view that Americans the biggest financial regret – for each income group, including the wealthy – did not put off enough extraordinary savings23% of respondents called this cause the biggest source of concern.

Meanwhile, about 22% of respondents said that their The first priority is to pay off debt. Inadequate savings in emergency situations were the main regret for each income group, but not for each age group.

BankRate.com illustrated the survey results in a series of diagrams:

In addition to the study of coronavirus, the survey also made it clear that for many, these financial problems existed before the virus entered the United States. Americans caused similar levels of regret for emergency and retirement savings:

  • Savings in case of emergency: 16 percent of Americans were very sorry and 22 percent were somewhat sorry.
  • Retirement savings: 16 percent were very sorry, and 23 percent were somewhat sorry, and the regret associated with the remaining three categories was noticeably less:
  • Amount of debt: very sorry (13 percent) and somewhat sorry (18 percent)
  • Income stability: very sorry (11 percent) and somewhat sorry (18 percent)
  • Life beyond our means: very sorry (9 percent) and somewhat sorry (18 percent)

At least for those Americans who have accumulated too much debt, part of this burden should be weakened by the inevitable increase in inflation, as the MMTR convinces the Fed that it can print money like Venezuela or Zimbabwe without any consequences. Unfortunately, this double-edged sword is also likely to destroy all the savings that they or their neighbors have managed to put together.


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