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Since 2013, the Federal Reserve Board has conducted the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED), which measures the economic well-being of U.S. households and identifies potential risks to their finances. The survey includes modules on a range of topics of current relevance to financial well-being including credit access and behaviors, savings, retirement, economic fragility, and education and student loans.

Current Survey

Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2017
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May 22, 2018
This report draws from the Board's fifth annual Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED) and examines the economic well-being and financial lives of Americans and their families.

Supplemental Appendixes to the Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2017
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Last Update: May 22, 2018