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How do your finances measure up to the typical American's?

GOBankingRates Logo By Joel Anderson of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 23: Most people are at least a little concerned with “keeping up with the Joneses.” After all, however happy you might be with your current financial situation could change in a hurry after you find out your eccentric neighbor or deadbeat cousin is earning more than you. As such, knowing where your financial picture stacks up against the average American’s financial statistics is something plenty of people wonder about.
Fortunately for you, GOBankingRates compiled the results from the surveys and studies it conducted over the past year to help paint a clearer picture of what the average American’s finances are like. This combined data has information from millions of people across all 50 states to help you understand how you measure up against the masses when it comes to savings, home values, the prospect of a good retirement, common financial stresses and more.

How do your finances measure up to the typical American's?

Most people are at least a little concerned with “keeping up with the Joneses.” After all, however happy you might be with your current financial situation could change in a hurry after you find out your eccentric neighbor or deadbeat cousin is earning more than you. As such, knowing where your financial picture stacks up against the average American’s financial statistics is something plenty of people wonder about.

Fortunately for you, GOBankingRates compiled the results from the surveys and studies it conducted over the past year to help paint a clearer picture of what the average American’s finances are like. This combined data has information from millions of people across all 50 states to help you understand how you measure up against the masses when it comes to savings, home values, the prospect of a good retirement, common financial stresses and more.

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