Young Americans are much more likely than those in other age demographics to report worsening financial situations: 23 percent among 20-to 44-year-olds, 28 percent among 45-to 64 year-olds and 27 percent among those over 65.
Trended data shows the percentage of Americans who believe the stock market will go up in the next year has been decreasing since it reached a peak in mid-April, although the figure remains higher than it was in general prior to the pandemic.
A majority of Americans approve of the executive orders signed by President Donald Trump to extend COVID-19 economic relief, but fewer think he’ll be able to implement them.
Pop quiz: do you know what the current unemployment rate is? Only one in four adults (24%) are aware of where it is today, according to data in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll.
Experiential marketing has been among the channels most impacted by the pandemic, but there are signs that this vital tactic is beginning to emerge again.
The number of new jobless claims has fallen, but Americans still think the economy is sliding.
Overall, 29 percent of Americans say health care is the most important issue to them, according to a new Economist / YouGov Poll of nearly 1,500 US citizens, followed by 22 percent who say the top issue is jobs and the economy.
People appear to be more pessimistic about the government’s ability to cope with an economic depression than about their own personal finances.
Nearly one in four Americans report having trouble paying for housing (23%). Similarly, nearly as many adults face difficulties buying enough food for their families (21%).
Money doesn’t always seem to equal happiness: nearly all states whose residents are most likely to say they are happy with their standard of living have median household incomes below the national average.