Anxiety Over Money Drops to 50-Year Low

You might be feeling better about your finances than at any time during your adult life. Relief from money worries could be due to the nine-year bull market in stocks, soaring consumer sentiment and plenty of jobs. Or the good feelings could be due to a retirement account that’s minting more millionaires than ever before.

An index is a portfolio of specific securities (common examples are the S&P, DJIA, NASDAQ), the performance of which is often used as a benchmark in judging the relative performance of certain asset classes. Indexes are unmanaged portfolios and investors cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.