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

Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2022
May 22, 2023
The report draws from the Board's tenth annual Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking, (SHED), which examines the financial lives of U.S. adults and their families. The survey of more than 11,000 adults was conducted in October 2022, and discusses findings related to financial well-being, income, expenses, employment, banking and credit, housing, retirement and investments, and higher education and student loans.

Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2022 Fact Sheet (PDF)

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Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2022: Appendixes

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Last Update: May 22, 2023