Economic insecurity: Americans’ concerns about their jobs, personal finances, retirement, health costs, housing, and more
December 2013

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In this AEI Public Opinion Study, we bring together existing questions from many pollsters about the subjects described in the title above to get a sense of how anxious or economically insecure Americans feel. 

 We look here at what people say about their own lives and those of their friends and family, and not at what people say about “most Americans” or “Americans in general.”  We give substantial weight to what people say about their own situations, which we feel they know best.  

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