The Economy and Household Finances
• At 39 percent, the share of respondents who say the economy is on the right track increased 2 percentage points from August.
• The share of people who expect their personal financial situation to get better over the next 12 months decreased to 42 percent.
• The share of respondents who say their household income is significantly higher than it was 12 months ago fell by one percentage point from August, to 22 percent.
• At 33 percent, the share of respondents who say their household expenses are significantly higher than they were 12 months ago rose 1 percentage point from last month.