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Seven Day Tracking:

Are Your Personal Finances Getting Better or Worse?

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Election 2004 Summary

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If we ask Americans whether their personal finances will be better in a year, most will always say yes. The sheer consistency of the data makes it meaningless in terms of gauging economic conditions, however, that basic optimism is important to remember when evaluating the U.S. economy.

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Survey of 3,500 adults over preceding seven nights                                                       This table is updated daily

RR Are your personal finances getting better or worse these days?
All adults Investors Non-Investors
Better Worse Same Not sure Better Worse Net Better Worse Net
Mar 31 36 43 19 2 45 34 + 11 27 51 - 24
Mar 30 35 43 19 2 46 34 + 12 26 52 - 26
Mar 29 35 44 19 2 46 34 + 12 25 52 - 27
Mar 28 34 44 20 2 46 34 + 12 25 52 - 27
Mar 27 34 43 20 3 46 33 + 13 25 51 - 26
Mar 26 33 44 20 3 45 34 + 11 24 52 - 28
Mar 25 33 44 20 3 44 34 + 10 24 52 - 28
Mar 24 33 44 21 2 44 34 + 10 24 52 - 28
Mar 23 34 43 20 2 45 34 + 11 25 51 - 26
Mar 22 35 43 20 3 46 34 + 12 26 50 - 24
Mar 21 35 42 20 3 46 34 + 12 26 50 - 24
Mar 20 36 43 19 3 46 34 + 12 27 51 - 24
Mar 19 36 42 20 2 45 34 + 11 27 49 - 22
Mar 18 36 42 20 2 46 34 + 12 27 49 - 22
Mar 17 36 41 20 2 47 34 + 13 27 48 - 21
Mar 16 37 41 20 2 46 34 + 12 28 48 - 20
Mar 15 37 41 20 2 47 33 + 14 28 48 - 20
Mar 14 36 42 20 2 47 32 + 15 27 50 - 23
Mar 13 36 42 20 2 46 33 + 13 27 50 - 23
Mar 12 36 42 20 2 47 32 + 15 27 50 - 23
Mar 11 35 43 20 2 45 33 + 12 27 50 - 23
Mar 10 35 43 20 2 46 33 + 13 26 51 - 25
Mar 9 34 43 20 2 45 33 + 12 25 52 - 27
Mar 8 34 44 20 3 45 34 + 11 25 52 - 27
Mar 7 34 43 20 3 45 34 + 11 25 51 - 26
Mar 6 34 44 19 3 45 34 + 11 25 52 - 27
Mar 5 34 43 20 3 46 33 + 13 24 52 - 28
Mar 4 35 43 19 3 47 33 + 14 25 52 - 27
Mar 3 34 43 19 3 46 33 + 13 25 52 - 27
Mar 2 34 44 20 3 45 34 + 11 24 52 - 28
Mar 1 33 44 20 3 43 34 + 9 24 52 - 28
Feb 28 33 43 21 2 43 35 + 8 25 51 - 26
Feb 27 34 43 21 2 44 34 + 10 25 51 - 26
Feb 26 34 43 21 2 44 34 + 10 26 50 - 24
Feb 25 35 42 21 2 45 33 + 12 25 50 - 25
Feb 24 35 41 21 2 45 33 + 12 26 49 - 23
Feb 23 36 41 21 2 46 32 + 14 27 48 - 21
Feb 22 37 40 21 2 47 31 + 16 28 48 - 20
Feb 21 38 41 20 2 47 31 + 16 29 49 - 20
Feb 20 37 41 20 2 47 32 + 15 28 49 - 21
Feb 19 37 41 19 2 47 32 + 15 28 50 - 22
Feb 18 37 42 19 2 47 32 + 15 28 50 - 22
Feb 17 36 42 20 2 46 32 + 14 27 50 - 23
Feb 16 35 42 20 2 47 32 + 15 26 51 - 25
Feb 15 36 43 20 2 47 32 + 15 25 52 - 27
Feb 14 35 42 20 2 47 31 + 16 25 52 - 27
Feb 13 35 42 20 2 48 32 + 16 25 52 - 27
Feb 12 35 43 20 2 47 32 + 15 24 53 - 29
Feb 11 35 43 19 2 47 32 + 15 25 53 - 28
Feb 10 35 43 19 2 48 31 + 17 25 54 - 29
Feb 9 35 44 19 2 47 32 + 15 25 54 - 29
Feb 8 35 43 19 2 46 32 + 14 26 53 - 27
Feb 7 35 44 18 2 46 33 + 13 26 54 - 28
Feb 6 35 44 19 2 46 33 + 13 26 54 - 28
Feb 5 35 44 19 2 45 33 + 12 26 53 - 27
Feb 4 34 44 19 2 45 33 + 12 25 53 - 28
Feb 3 35 44 19 2 45 33 + 12 26 53 - 27
Feb 2 35 44 19 2 46 32 + 14 26 53 - 27
Feb 1 35 43 19 2 46 33 + 13 25 53 - 28
Jan 31 34 44 20 2 46 33 + 13 25 52 - 27
Jan 30 34 43 20 3 46 33 + 13 24 52 - 28
Jan 29 34 43 20 3 46 33 + 13 24 52 - 28
Jan 28 34 44 20 3 45 34 + 11 24 52 - 28
Jan 27 34 44 20 3 45 35 + 10 24 52 - 28
Jan 26 34 44 20 3 44 36 + 8 24 51 - 27
Jan 25 34 43 20 3 44 35 + 9 25 51 - 26
Jan 24 34 43 20 3 45 34 + 11 25 51 - 26
Jan 23 35 43 20 3 46 33 + 13 25 51 - 26
Jan 22 35 43 19 3 46 33 + 13 25 52 - 27
Jan 21 35 43 19 3 46 34 + 12 25 52 - 27
Jan 20 35 43 19 3 46 33 + 13 25 52 - 27
Jan 19 36 42 19 3 46 32 + 14 26 52 - 26
Jan 18 36 42 19 3 47 32 + 15 26 51 - 25
Jan 17 36 43 19 2 47 32 + 15 26 52 - 26
Jan 16 36 42 19 2 47 32 + 15 27 51 - 24
Jan 15 37 42 19 2 47 32 + 15 27 50 - 23
Jan 14 36 42 20 2 48 31 + 17 26 52 - 26
Jan 13 36 42 19 2 48 30 + 18 26 53 - 27
Jan 12 36 42 20 2 48 31 + 17 26 52 - 26
Jan 11 35 43 20 2 46 32 + 14 25 53 - 28
Jan 10 36 42 20 2 47 31 + 16 26 51 - 25
Jan 9 35 42 20 2 47 32 + 15 26 51 - 25
Jan 8 35 43 20 2 46 32 + 14 26 52 - 26
Jan 7 35 43 20 2 47 32 + 15 26 52 - 26
Jan 6 36 42 20 2 47 32 + 15 27 50 - 23
Jan 5 36 42 20 2 47 32 + 15 27 49 - 22
Jan 4 36 42 19 2 47 33 + 14 27 50 - 23
Jan 3 36 43 19 2 48 32 + 16 27 51 - 24
Jan 2 No Polling - New Year's Weekend
Jan 1