A new survey by the Federal Reserve finds a strong connection between childhood poverty and the economic challenges those children face as adults. It shows that adults who regularly worry about food, care or safety as children are less likely to be employed, have consistent income month-to-month and be able to pay their bills in full each month, compared to their counterparts who stated that they never worried about these issues as children. According to the survey findings, more than half of the respondents who reported worrying about food, care or safety as children also reported facing financial challenges as adults.
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