Economic Well-Being ofU.S. Households in 2021

This report describes the responses to the 2021 Survey of Household Economics and Decision making (SHED). The Federal Reserve Board has fielded this survey each fall since 2013 to understand the wide range of financial challenges and opportunities facing families in the United States.1 The findings in this report primarily reflect financial circumstances in late October and early November of 2021, before the increase in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases from the Omicron variant.

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