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Protect yourself against the unexpected


Last updated 8/26/2020 at 1:36pm

(Family Features) A financial emergency may have previously seemed like a “not me” scenario, but it’s now a reality many families across America are dealing with as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the economy.

Savings accounts may not be robust enough to weather a significant blow, according to research from Colonial Life. The survey found 38% of U.S. adults have less than $5,000 in savings for a financial emergency, and 23% have less than $1,000.

The study further revealed Americans are already stretched thin due to financial constraints like vehicles with mec...

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