One-Third Of Americans Say They’d Have Trouble Coming Up With An Emergency $2,000

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About a third of consumers say they would have trouble coming up with an emergency $2,000, according to a new study, Market Watch reports.

The New York Fed, as part of its survey of consumer expectations, has begun releasing the answers to questions about financial fragility. The study found around 67% said they were likely to come up with $2,000 in a month, meaning nearly 33% said they weren’t likely.

The differences were most pronounced by credit score — only 11% of those with a credit score of 760 and above said they would have difficulty, versus 64% of those with a credit score of 680 and below. Read more at Market Watch.

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