According to a new poll, 55% of Americans are worried about losing their jobs at any time, the Central News Agency reported. 45% of the people said that if they were unemployed, they would save only for one month; 65% said that they would save only for three months.
According to the “American dream research” poll released by MetLife on the 26th, after two years of education shocked by the financial crisis, American people’s concept of saving has made some progress. In last year’s poll of the same theme, 50% of people said that if they lose their jobs, they can only save for one month.
According to the Department of labor in June, the national average unemployment rate is 9.5%. That is to say, 14.6 million people are unemployed nationwide, of whom 6.8 million have been unemployed for more than half a year.