Almost 20% of U.S. Households Lost Entire Savings During Covid

Bloomberg, Oct. 13, 2021–Simone Sullivan
For nearly 20% of U.S. households, the pandemic wiped out their entire financial cushion, a poll released Tuesday finds. The share of respondents who said they lost all their savings jumped to 30% for those making less than $50,000 a year, the poll from NPR and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.,Foundation%20and%20the%20Harvard%20T.H.