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Seven Day Tracking:

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  Jul 1-Sep 30, 2006  Oct 1-Dec 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
Today 35 40 22 3 44 32 + 12 26 49 - 23
Apr 24 34 41 22 3 44 32 + 12 25 50 - 25
Apr 23 35 41 22 3 44 31 + 13 25 51 - 26
Apr 22 35 41 22 2 43 32 + 11 24 49 - 25
Apr 21 34 41 23 2 43 32 + 11 25 49 - 24
Apr 20 33 42 23 2 44 32 + 12 24 50 - 26
Apr 19 34 41 23 2 44 31 + 13 24 50 - 26
Apr 18 34 41 23 3 44 31 + 13 24 50 - 26
Apr 17 35 40 22 3 45 31 + 14 25 49 - 24
Apr 16 34 40 22 3 45 32 + 13 24 48 - 24
Apr 15 35 41 21 3 46 32 + 14 25 49 - 24
Apr 14 34 41 21 3 46 32 + 14 23 50 - 27
Apr 13 35 40 21 4 46 32 + 14 24 48 - 24
Apr 12 35 41 20 3 47 31 + 16 24 50 - 26
Apr 11 36 40 21 3 47 31 + 16 25 49 - 24
Apr 10 35 41 22 3 46 32 + 14 24 49 - 25
Apr 9 35 42 22 2 45 33 + 12 25 50 - 25
Apr 8 35 42 21 2 46 33 + 13 25 50 - 25
Apr 7 35 42 21 2 45 33 + 12 25 50 - 25
Apr 6 34 42 22 2 44 33 + 11 25 50 - 25
Apr 5 34 41 23 2 44 33 + 11 25 48 - 23
Apr 4 34 42 22 2 43 34 + 9 25 50 - 25
Apr 3 33 43 22 2 43 34 + 9 25 50 - 25
Apr 2 32 43 22 2 42 34 + 8 24 50 - 26
Apr 1 33 43 22 2 41 35 + 6 25 50 - 25
Mar 31 34 42 22 3 42 34 + 8 26 49 - 23
Mar 30 34 42 22 2 43 34 + 9 26 49 - 23
Mar 29 34 42 21 3 43 34 + 9 26 50 - 24
Mar 28 35 42 20 3 44 34 + 10 26 50 - 24
Mar 27 36 41 20 2 45 33 + 12 27 50 - 23
Mar 26 36 41 20 3 46 32 + 14 27 50 - 23
Mar 25 36 41 21 3 46 31 + 15 26 49 - 23
Mar 24 35 41 21 3 47 31 + 16 25 50 - 25
Mar 23 36 41 21 3 48 30 + 18 25 50 - 25
Mar 22 36 40 21 3 48 30 + 18 25 50 - 25
Mar 21 36 40 22 2 47 30 + 17 26 49 - 23
Mar 20 35 41 22 3 47 30 + 17 24 50 - 26
Mar 19 36 41 22 2 47 30 + 17 26 50 - 24
Mar 18 36 41 21 2 47 30 + 17 26 50 - 24
Mar 17 36 41 21 2 47 30 + 17 26 51 - 25
Mar 16 36 41 20 2 47 30 + 17 26 51 - 25
Mar 15 36 41 21 3 47 30 + 17 25 51 - 26
Mar 14 35 41 21 3 46 30 + 16 25 51 - 26
Mar 13 35 40 22 3 46 30 + 16 25 50 - 25
Mar 12 35 41 21 3 46 31 + 15 25 50 - 25
Mar 11 35 41 21 3 47 32 + 15 25 50 - 25
Mar 10 36 41 20 3 46 32 + 14 26 50 - 24
Mar 9 35 42 21 3 46 31 + 15 24 51 - 27
Mar 8 35 42 20 2 46 33 + 13 26 51 - 25
Mar 7 36 41 21 2 47 32 + 15 26 49 - 23
Mar 6 37 41 20 2 47 32 + 15 27 49 - 22
Mar 5 37 40 21 2 48 31 + 17 27 49 - 22
Mar 4 37 39 22 3 47 30 + 17 28 47 - 19
Mar 3 37 39 22 3 46 30 + 16 28 47 - 19
Mar 2 37 39 23 2 46 30 + 16 28 46 - 18
Mar 1 37 38 23 2 47 29 + 18 27 46 - 19
Feb 28 37 39 22 2 49 28 + 21 27 48 - 21
Feb 27 37 38 23 2 49 28 + 21 27 48 - 21
Feb 26 37 38 23 2 49 27 + 22 26 48 - 22
Feb 25 37 38 23 2 49 27 + 22 27 48 - 21
Feb 24 37 38 22 2 50 27 + 23 26 49 - 23
Feb 23 38 38 22 2 50 27 + 23 26 48 - 22
Feb 22 37 38 22 3 49 28 + 21 26 48 - 22
Feb 21 37 38 23 2 49 28 + 21 26 48 - 22
Feb 20 36 38 23 2 48 28 + 20 26 48 - 22
Feb 19 37 38 23 2 48 28 + 20 27 47 - 20
Feb 18 37 38 23 2 48 28 + 20 27 47 - 20
Feb 17 37 38 23 2 48 28 + 20 27 47 - 20
Feb 16 37 38 23 2 49 28 + 21 26 48 - 22
Feb 15 36 39 23 2 49 27 + 22 26 49 - 23
Feb 14 36 39 22 2 50 27 + 23 25 49 - 24
Feb 13 36 39 23 2 50 27 + 23 26 48 - 22
Feb 12 36 39 22 2 50 27 + 23 25 49 - 24
Feb 11 36 40 22 2 50 28 + 22 25 49 - 24
Feb 10 36 40 22 2 51 27 + 24 24 50 - 26
Feb 9 37 40 21 2 50 28 + 22 26 50 - 24
Feb 8 37 39 22 2 49 28 + 21 26 49 - 23
Feb 7 37 39 22 3 48 29 + 19 27 48 - 21
Feb 6 36 40 21 3 48 29 + 19 26 50 - 24
Feb 5 37 39 21 3 48 29 + 19 26 49 - 23
Feb 4 36 39 22 2 48 28 + 20 26 49 - 23
Feb 3 36 39 23 3 47 29 + 18 26 47 - 21
Feb 2 36 39 23 3 47 30 + 17 26 47 - 21
Feb 1 36 40 21 3 49 30 + 19 25 48 - 23
Jan 31 38 39 21 2 50 29 + 21 26 49 - 23
Jan 30 38 39 21 3 49 29 + 20 26 48 - 22
Jan 29 37 40 20 3 49 30 + 19 26 49 - 23
Jan 28 37 40 20 2 48 31 + 17 27 49 - 22
Jan 27 38 40 20 2 49 30 + 19 28 49 - 21
Jan 26 37 40 20 2 49 29 + 20 27 50 - 23
Jan 25 37 40 21 3 49 29 + 20 26 49 - 23
Jan 24 37 40 21 3 49 29 + 20 26 49 - 23
Jan 23 37 40 21 2 49 29 + 20 26 50 - 24
Jan 22 37 40 21 2 48 29 + 19 27 49 - 22
Jan 21 36 40 22 2 47 30 + 17 26 49 - 23
Jan 20 34 41 23 2 46 30 + 16 25 49 - 24
Jan 19 35 40 23 2 46 30 + 16 26 48 - 22
Jan 18 35 40 23 2 46 30 + 16 26 48 - 22
Jan 17 34 39 24 2 46 30 + 16 25 47 - 22
Jan 16 34 39 24 2 45 30 + 15 25 47 - 22
Jan 15 35 40 24 2 46 29 + 17 26 47 - 21
Jan 14 36 39 24 2 47 28 + 19 26 47 - 21
Jan 13 36 38 24 2 47 28 + 19 27 46 - 19
Jan 12 35 39 24 2 46 29 + 17 26 47 - 21
Jan 11 36 39 23 2 45 30 + 15 28 46 - 18
Jan 10 35 39 23 2 44 30 + 14 28 47 - 19
Jan 9 37 38 23 2 46 29 + 17 28 46 - 18
Jan 8 36 38 23 2 47 28 + 19 28 47 - 19
Jan 7 36 39 23 2 46 29 + 17 27 47 - 20
Jan 6 36 40 23 2 47 29 + 18 26 49 - 23
Jan 5 35 40 23 2 46 29 + 17 26 49 - 23
Jan 4 36 40 22 2 48 28 + 20 25 50 - 25
Jan 3 35 40 22 2 48 28 + 20 25 50 - 25
Jan 2 No Polling New Year's Weekend
Jan 1
Dec 31