Nearly half of Americans would have trouble paying an unexpected $250 expense

Oct 15, 2020
The latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll shows the precarity of Americans' finances during the pandemic.
It's the 30th week in a row that more than 800,000 Americans have filed new applications for unemployment benefits.
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A loss of sleep, income and trust revealed in the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll

Oct 15, 2020
Larry Rosin of Edison Research gives context on some of the surprising results in the latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
The Marketplace-Edison poll found that 30% of those who said that they have or will vote for Trump are not at all worried about COVID-19. Above, visitors in New Orleans walk past face mask signs along Decatur Street in July.
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Why you should give yourself permission to find joy

May 7, 2020
There are a lot of dark headlines to absorb. But doing something that brings you happiness might help more than you think.
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Many lack a financial backstop amid pandemic

May 5, 2020
In the Marketplace-Edison Research poll released today, 41% of respondents could not pay an unexpected $250 expense.
People pass by the stock exchange in New York. Marketplace-Edison poll data shows that many Americans can't handle an unexpected $250 expense.
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There's been a dramatic spike in Americans' economic anxiety

May 5, 2020
A new Marketplace-Edison Research Poll puts numbers to what we've been seeing and experiencing.
Many Americans are scared they won't be able to afford basic necessities after losing income during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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People across most income groups are more anxious about the economy during COVID-19

May 5, 2020
But those earning under $25,000 are about as anxious now as they were before the pandemic.
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A four-day workweek, good benefits, and a sense of pride: what American workers want from employers

Jun 3, 2019
Our latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll surveyed American workers to find out what they value in the workplace and some of the challenges that they’re facing.
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How did you ask for a raise?

Jun 3, 2019
Compared to women, more men end up receiving the raise they asked for.
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The word 'Trump' may be shifting our ideological attitudes

Apr 24, 2017
Some of the latest findings from our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll highlight the prevalence of party lines.
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You think Washington has 'forgotten' you — and it doesn't matter what party you're in

Apr 24, 2017
As we approach the president's 100th day in office, Americans tell us they are less anxious about the economy. But, there's still a disconnect, according to our latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll.
A person watches the televised inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States while in Times Square on Jan. 20 in New York City.
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