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America's Incredible Shrinking Savings Rate (Infographic)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 5:36 AM
The U.S. personal savings rate has declined steadily over the last four decades. It hit historic lows in the years before the Great Recession -- an unfortunate trend to proceed the worst economic crisis in nearly 80 years.

After a period of improvement in the years following the recession, rates have steadily slipped to approach those depths once again. What will it take for U.S savers to reverse course?
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