[Abridged from "Survey Says..." by Karen Weaver and Samir Bhatt, securitized assets research, Credit Suisse First Boston]

Every three years, the Federal Reserve Board conducts the Survey of Consumer Finances, in which over 4,000 randomly selected U.S. households are interviewed about family assets, liabilities and income. A summary and interpretation of the latest survey was just made available and can be referenced on the Federal Reserve Board's website (http://www.bog.frb.fed.us).

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