Half of Americans Still Expect Interest Rates to Rise
51% Expect Higher Interest Rates in a Year
Americans Still Wonder if Fed Can Handle Inflation
53% Are Confident in U.S. Banking Industry
National Survey of 1,000
Conducted August 19-20, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How confident are you in the stability of the U.S. banking industry today?
2* When thinking about the money you have in the bank, how worried are you that it will be lost due to a bank failure?
3* How concerned are you about inflation?
4* How confident are you that the Federal Reserve Board will be able to keep inflation under control and interest rates down?
5* Are you paying more for groceries now than you were a year ago?
6* A year from now, will the amount you spend for groceries by higher, lower or about the same?
7* Do you owe more money, less money or about the same amount as you did a year ago?
8* Are the interest rates you’re paying now higher or lower than a year ago, or are they about the same?
9* A year from now, will interest rates be higher, lower or about the same?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence