50% Are Confident in U.S. Banking Industry
While only half of Americans express confidence in the nation’s banking system, most do not fear their money will be lost due to bank failure.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 50% of American Adults are at least somewhat confident in the stability of the U.S. banking industry today, including just eight percent (8%) who are Very Confident. That’s down slightly from August.
Forty-five percent (45%) are not confident in the banking industry, including 10% who are Not At All Confident. Five percent (5%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on September 18-19, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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