According to Gallup, “More Americans, 42%, say they are financially worse off now than they were a year ago, reversing the lower levels found over the past two years. Just more than a third of Americans say their financial situation has improved from a year ago.”
Gallup’s announcement entitled “More Americans Worse Off Financially Than a Year Ago” comes with the subtitle,
Yet most expect to be better off within a year
Gallup explains that “[o]ptimism about the future may still be the predominant feeling, but the overall positivity of the nation’s personal financial predictions appears to be easing, compared with the average during the past decade.
Let’s double hope.
The article continues with a clear skies positivity from the … mostly uninformed public, but let’s just hope there is some magic in that optimism, shall we?