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Seven Day Tracking:   July 1, 2006 - September 30, 2006

Are Your Personal Finances Getting Better or Worse?

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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.

Jan 1-Mar 31, 2006  Apr 1-Jun 30, 2006  Review Earlier Data

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
Sept 30 33 45 19 3 43 35 + 8 24 54 - 30
Sept 29 32 46 20 3 42 36 + 6 24 54 - 30
Sept 28 32 46 19 3 42 36 + 6 24 55 - 31
Sept 27 32 46 19 3 42 36 + 6 24 55 - 31
Sept 26 33 45 19 2 43 35 + 8 24 54 - 30
Sept 25 32 46 19 2 43 36 + 7 23 54 - 31
Sept 24 32 46 20 2 43 36 + 7 23 54 - 31
Sept 23 33 45 20 2 43 36 + 7 24 53 - 29
Sept 22 33 45 20 2 44 35 + 9 23 53 - 30
Sept 21 33 45 20 2 44 36 + 8 23 52 - 29
Sept 20 32 45 21 2 43 37 + 6 23 52 - 29
Sept 19 32 45 21 2 42 37 + 5 24 52 - 28
Sept 18 33 44 21 2 43 35 + 8 24 52 - 28
Sept 17 33 43 22 2 43 34 + 9 24 50 - 26
Sept 16 32 43 23 2 43 33 + 10 23 51 - 28
Sept 15 32 44 22 2 41 35 + 6 24 52 - 28
Sept 14 32 44 22 2 41 36 + 5 24 52 - 28
Sept 13 33 44 22 2 42 35 + 7 25 51 - 26
Sept 12 32 44 22 2 41 36 + 5 24 51 - 27
Sept 11 32 44 22 2 41 37 + 4 24 51 - 27
Sept 10 32 45 22 2 40 38 + 2 25 51 - 26
Sept 9 31 46 22 2 39 39 Even 24 51 - 27
Sept 8 31 46 22 2 39 39 Even 23 52 - 29
Sept 7 30 46 22 2 39 38 + 1 23 52 - 29
Sept 6 30 46 22 2 39 38 + 1 23 54 - 31
Sept 5 29 47 21 2 39 38 + 1 22 55 - 33
Sept 4 30 47 21 2 39 38 + 1 22 55 - 33
Sept 3 30 47 20 3 39 37 + 2 23 54 - 31
Sept 2 30 47 20 3 40 37 + 3 22 56 - 34
Sept 1 30 48 19 3 41 38 + 3 22 56 - 34
Aug 31 32 47 19 3 43 37 + 6 22 55 - 33
Aug 30 31 47 19 3 42 38 + 4 22 55 - 33
Aug 29 31 47 18 3 42 38 + 4 23 55 - 32
Aug 28 31 47 19 3 41 39 + 2 23 54 - 31
Aug 27 31 48 19 2 41 40 + 1 22 56 - 34
Aug 26 32 48 18 2 42 40 + 2 23 55 - 32
Aug 25 33 47 18 2 43 38 + 5 25 55 - 30
Aug 24 33 47 18 2 43 38 + 5 25 54 - 29
Aug 23 32 47 18 2 42 38 + 4 25 56 - 31
Aug 22 32 47 18 2 41 37 + 4 25 56 - 31
Aug 21 33 47 18 2 42 37 + 5 25 56 - 31
Aug 20 33 46 19 2 42 37 + 5 25 54 - 29
Aug 19 32 47 19 2 40 38 + 2 24 54 - 30
Aug 18 32 47 19 2 41 38 + 3 24 54 - 30
Aug 17 31 47 19 2 40 39 + 1 24 54 - 30
Aug 16 32 46 20 2 41 39 + 2 24 53 - 29
Aug 15 31 47 20 2 40 39 + 1 23 53 - 30
Aug 14 31 47 20 3 40 40 Even 23 53 - 30
Aug 13 31 47 20 3 40 39 + 1 23 53 - 30
Aug 12 31 47 20 2 40 39 + 1 23 53 - 30
Aug 11 32 46 20 2 41 39 + 2 24 53 - 29
Aug 10 31 46 20 2 40 39 + 1 24 52 - 28
Aug 9 31 46 20 3 40 39 + 1 23 53 - 30
Aug 8 32 46 20 3 41 39 + 2 23 53 - 30
Aug 7 33 45 19 3 43 38 + 5 24 52 - 28
Aug 6 32 46 19 3 41 39 + 2 23 53 - 30
Aug 5 32 46 19 3 42 38 + 4 23 53 - 30
Aug 4 31 47 19 3 41 38 + 3 22 55 - 33
Aug 3 31 48 19 3 40 38 + 2 22 56 - 34
Aug 2 31 47 19 3 41 38 + 3 23 55 - 32
Aug 1 31 47 19 3 41 39 + 2 23 55 - 32
July 31 30 48 19 2 40 40 Even 22 55 - 33
July 30 31 48 18 2 41 39 + 2 22 56 - 34
July 29 31 47 20 2 41 39 + 2 21 56 - 35
July 28 31 47 20 2 42 38 + 4 21 54 - 33
July 27 31 46 20 2 42 38 + 4 22 53 - 31
July 26 31 47 20 2 41 38 + 3 22 54 - 32
July 25 31 47 20 2 41 38 + 3 22 54 - 32
July 24 31 47 19 2 41 38 + 3 23 54 - 31
July 23 31 46 19 3 42 37 + 5 23 54 - 31
July 22 32 46 19 3 42 37 + 5 24 54 - 30
July 21 33 46 19 3 42 37 + 5 25 54 - 29
July 20 33 46 19 3 42 37 + 5 24 54 - 30
July 19 33 46 18 3 43 37 + 6 24 55 - 31
July 18 32 46 19 2 42 36 + 6 24 55 - 31
July 17 32 46 19 2 42 36 + 6 23 55 - 32
July 16 32 46 19 2 42 36 + 6 23 55 - 32
July 15 32 47 19 2 43 37 + 6 23 55 - 32
July 14 32 47 19 2 43 38 + 5 22 55 - 33
July 13 31 47 20 2 43 37 + 6 22 55 - 33
July 12 31 46 20 2 43 37 + 6 22 54 - 32
July 11 31 47 19 3 43 37 + 6 22 54 - 32
July 10 31 47 19 2 42 38 + 4 22 54 - 32
July 9 32 46 20 2 44 37 + 7 23 53 - 30
July 8 33 45 20 2 44 36 + 8 23 53 - 30
July 7 32 46 20 2 44 36 + 8 22 54 - 32
July 6 32 47 19 2 44 36 + 8 22 55 - 33
July 5 No Polling - 4th of July Weekend
July 4
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July 2
July 1