Americans Increasingly Worried About Finances: Many Americans, particularly the young and the least affluent, are increasingly worried about their personal finances, according to a survey by the Consumer Federation of America and the Financial Planning Association.

Among 1,011 adults, the percentage who said that they’re extremely or very worried about personal finances increased from 7 percent to 12 percent for adequacy of income, rose from 8 percent to 14 percent for security of income, jumped from 13 percent to 16 percent for adequacy of savings, and went from 6 percent to 10 percent for amount of consumer debt.

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