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Why a fourth of Americans are worried about their 2019 finances

GOBankingRates Logo By Gabrielle Olya of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 17: One in every four Americans says they are worried about their personal finances going into the New Year, according to a new GOBankingRates survey. The survey asked more than 1,000 Americans to rank how worried they are about their finances on a scale of one to five, with one being not worried at all and five being very worried — and 14 percent rated their worry a five, with an additional 11 percent rating their worry a four. On the plus side, a third of respondents said they are not worried about their personal finances going into 2019. Keep reading to find out why Americans are worried about their finances.

Why a fourth of Americans are worried about their 2019 finances

One in every four Americans says they are worried about their personal finances going into the New Year, according to a new GOBankingRates survey.

The survey asked more than 1,000 Americans to rank how worried they are about their finances on a scale of one to five, with one being not worried at all and five being very worried — and 14 percent rated their worry a five, with an additional 11 percent rating their worry a four. On the plus side, a third of respondents said they are not worried about their personal finances going into 2019. Keep reading to find out why Americans are worried about their finances.

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