- Two days ago we reviewed the hardcore numbers on the economy from the 45 million Americans that are still receiving monthly food assistance to the 640,000 Americans who dropped out of the work force last month.
- Yesterday we looked at the economic attitude numbers which showed that Americans are getting less optimistic about the economy, as measured by the University Of Michigan's consumer sentiment index.
- A record 72% of Americans fear a near term economic crash.
- While the stock market has tripled since the lows in 2009 and the Great Recession, much of America is not feeling that wealth effect.
- This has resulted in many, many American families putting their lives on hold.
- More than 50% of Americans have delayed a major life decision in the past 12 months for financial reasons.
- This is up twenty percentage points from a similar survey that was done in 2007.
- 24% delayed a higher education decision due to financial reasons, up from 11% in 2007.
- 22% delayed buying a home due to financial reasons, up from 14% in 2007.
- 19% delayed a medical decision due to financial reasons, despite Obama Care, up from 9% in 2007.
- 18% delayed retirement due to financial reasons, up from 9% in 2007.
- 13% delayed having children due to financial reasons, up from 5% in 2007.
- 12% delayed getting married due to financial decisions, up from 6% in 2007.
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