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My Good Financial Decisions Couldn’t Save Me

According to a 2019 Bankrate.com survey, only 40 percent of Americans have enough in their savings accounts to cover a $500 or $1,000 emergency. And that’s pretty bad news, because 36 percent of Americans say their largest unexpected expense last year was more than $5,000. Even worse, about 80 percent of Americans have debt.

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