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Since 2007, the COUNTRY Financial Security Index has measured Americans' sentiments of their personal financial security. The Index also delves deeper into individual personal finance topics to better inform Americans about the issues impacting their finances. Survey data, videos and analysis are available at www.countryfinancial.com/newsroom and on Twitter at @helloCOUNTRY.

The COUNTRY Financial Security Index was created by COUNTRY Financial. Surveys were conducted by an independent research firm, commissioned by COUNTRY Financial. Surveys were conducted using a national online research panel designed to be representative of the general population and includes responses from 1,000 U.S. adults over the age of 18 for national surveys with additionalinterviews completed in Georgia, Illinois, Missouri and Oregon to bring the total in each of those states to 500 completed surveys.

2017

‘Tis the Season of Debt: More than Half of Americans Admit to Making Poor Financial Decisions this Holiday Season - Dec. 14, 2017
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Dollars and Dropouts: Survey reveals college cost getting in the way of education - Nov. 2, 2017
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | Missouri | National Data

One-third of Americans worry they may never be able to repay their student loans - Oct. 3, 2017
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | Missouri | National Data

Over 1 in 4 say stock market growth does not help their personal financial situation - Sept. 5, 2017
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | Missouri | National Data

Emergency funds lacking for nearly half of Americans - Aug. 7, 2017
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | Missouri | National Data

Ten years after financial crisis, nearly one-in-three Americans still feeling the sting - July 13, 2017
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | Missouri | National Data

Who do you trust for financial advice? Many ask Dad - June 12, 2017
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | Missouri | National Data

Americans worried about retirement but not saving - May 15, 2017
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | Missouri | National Data

Study finds men significantly more likely to seek out financial advice than women - April 14, 2017
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Financial fears: Affording healthcare and unexpected expenses - March 29, 2017
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | Missouri | National Data

Americans say cars and technology worth more than weddings and vacations - Feb. 15, 2017 
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Is a costly wedding worth the expense? - Feb. 13, 2017 
Main Article | Illinois | Georgia | Oregon | National Data

Millennials feeling financial unease with the new year - Jan. 5, 2017 
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About COUNTRY Financial®

COUNTRY Financial is a marketing name for COUNTRY Life Insurance Company®, COUNTRY Mutual Insurance Company® and their respective subsidiaries, located in Bloomington, IL. COUNTRY Financial serves about one million households and businesses throughout the United States and offers a wide range of insurance and financial products and services.