Stat of the Week - 9 Percent Unemployment 

    Published November 07, 2011

    360 Degrees of Financial Literacy 

    Stat of the week: 9% - the new unemployment rate announced by the department of labor on Friday, a slight decrease from the previous figure of 9.1 percent.

    Members of the AICPA’s National Financial Literacy Commission are available to speak on the importance of creating an emergency fund to save for a rainy day, as well as steps the recently unemployed can take to stretch their savings until they find work.

    To schedule an interview, contact Jonathan B. Cox at jcox@aicpa.org or 919.402.4499.



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