Amid pandemic, 25% of Americans have no emergency savings: poll

by Bryan Brammer · Apr 4th, 2020 10:37 am

25% of 1,100 Americans polled said they have no money set aside at all, according to a recent survey commissioned by GOBankingRates.

Another 23% said they had just enough money to survive the next three weeks, while 42% said they would have to spend the $1,200 government stimulus check immediately on bills and essential supplies such as groceries.

The survey also revealed that two-thirds of Americans have already suffered financial loss because of the coronavirus crisis (36%) or expect to very soon (28%).


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