Having money for retirement Americans’ No. 1 financial worry

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    Perhaps surprisingly, Americans are actually more positive about the direction in which their finances are going than at any point since 2004.

    Two-thirds of respondents say they have enough money to live comfortably … but concern about having enough money to retire is Americans’ number-one financial worry these days.

    Americans who are now retired tell us that the number-one source of income they use is Social Security.

    But non-retirees are more likely to say they will depend on investments other than Social Security, maybe in the belief that by then Social Security will cease to exist as we now know it.

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