November 5, 2010

We Try Hard. We Fall Short. Americans Assess Their Saving Habits

How Often Do You Worry About Money? (3 of 3)

Notes: Whites include only non-Hispanic whites. Blacks include only non-Hispanic blacks. Hispanics are of any race. Don’t know responses not shown.

Survey Date: October 18 – November 9, 2006

Cite this publication: . “We Try Hard. We Fall Short. Americans Assess Their Saving Habits.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. (January 24, 2007) http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2007/01/24/we-try-hard-we-fall-short-americans-assess-their-saving-habits/, accessed on July 23, 2014.

Despite a negative national savings rate, three-in-four Americans still think of themselves as savers. But a majority also acknowledge they don’t save enough.