Fifty percent (50%) of voters expect their personal finances will be better a year from today. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 11% expect their finances to get worse while 39% think things will stay pretty much the same.
Most voters under 50 expect things to get better. Most senior citizens expect little change. Among those aged 50-64, 42% think their finances will get better while 44% say things will remain as they are (see crosstab results).
Overall, data released earlier shows that 77% expect 2019 to be a good or excellent year in their life.
Thirty-seven percent (37%) expect their health to be better in a year while 9% expect their health to decline. Most (55%) think their health will remain pretty much the same.
Looking back at 2018, 35% said their finances got better while 22% said worse.
On the health front, 25% saw improvement during 2018 while 19% saw a decline.
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