Are Americans Financially Healthy?

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Are Americans Financially Healthy?

A groundbreaking study takes a holistic view
Illustration by Stephan Schmitz

Illustration by Stephan Schmitz

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This study from @CFSInnovation, sponsored in part by @MetLife Foundation, sought to answer the question: Are Americans financially healthy? - here's what they learned. #finhealthmatters
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 8:30am

CAMPAIGN: MetLife Foundation

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– PART OF WHAT MAKES THE U.S. FINANCIAL HEALTH PULSE ENDEAVOR SO ROBUST is that each report will examine four pillars of financial health: saving, spending, borrowing and planning. “It’s similar to evaluating physical health,” says Evelyn Stark, the assistant vice president of financial health for MetLife Foundation, founding sponsor of CFSI’s financial health work. “You can’t just look at a single factor like blood pressure or cholesterol. You need to look at a range of financial measures and say, ‘What do these tell us about the collective whole?’”

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This article was paid for and posted on The New York Times by Center for Financial Services Innovation.