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June 9, 2023

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Bounces Back in June

Economic confidence increased to 97.2 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than nine points higher than May.

May 19, 2023

Economic Growth Now Much More Important, Voters Say

By more than a 2-to-1 margin, voters say policies to encourage growth in the economy are more important than ensuring economic fairness.

May 17, 2023

Most Americans Still See Economic Opportunities

Almost anyone can get a job, according to an overwhelming majority of Americans, who believe that hard work is still the best way for people to escape poverty.

May 12, 2023

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Down Sharply in May

Economic confidence decreased to 87.9 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than 10 points lower than April.

April 19, 2023

More Americans Considering Electric Cars

The promotion of electric cars as a solution to climate change appears to be making Americans more willing to think about buying such vehicles.

April 13, 2023

Tax Time: Running Behind

With the annual income tax deadline just days away, more Americans this year appear to plan last-minute filings.

April 7, 2023

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Up Slightly in April

Economic confidence increased to 98.3 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, slightly higher than March.

April 5, 2023

Tax Time: IRS Approval Rises, But More Fear Audit

As the annual April 15 deadline for income tax filing nears, more Americans view the Internal Revenue Service favorably, but also are more concerned their taxes might be audited.

March 22, 2023

Most Americans Still Confident in Banking System

Despite the recent failure of Silicon Valley Bank, confidence in America’s banking system remains high.

March 16, 2023

41% Have Already Filed Their Taxes

Americans are running slightly behind last year’s pace when it comes to filing with the Internal Revenue Service, and fewer expect a refund this year.

March 10, 2023

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Booms in March

Economic confidence increased to 97.4 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, more than seven points higher than February.

February 24, 2023

28% Have Already Filed Their Taxes

Seven weeks before the Internal Revenue Service deadline, nearly a third of Americans have already filed their income taxes.

February 10, 2023

Consumer Spending Update: Economic Confidence Declines Again in February

Economic confidence decreased to 89.9 in this month’s Rasmussen Reports Economic Index, nearly four points lower than January.

February 8, 2023

Most Workers Expect a Raise This Year

A majority of American workers think they’ll be making more money within a year, and most don’t believe they’ll have to change jobs to get more pay.

February 8, 2023

Inflation: Most Americans Expect Grocery Prices to Keep Rising

The price of groceries will continue rising, a majority of Americans believe.

February 6, 2023

63% Approve of Musk Publishing ‘Twitter Files’

Most Americans support new Twitter owner Elon Musk exposing how censorship occurred on the site under the previous ownership.

February 2, 2023

Majority Expect Another Great Depression Soon

President Joe Biden may be optimistic about the U.S. economy, but most Americans fear the country is headed toward hard times.

January 25, 2023

Views on Job Market Remain Pessimistic

Despite claims of improving employment, most Americans don’t think the job market is improving.

January 24, 2023

‘Get Woke, Go Broke’? Promoting Causes Doesn’t Help Business

What matters most in business? Quality, say Americans, who don’t care much for companies promoting political causes.

January 19, 2023

44% Trust Google, Facebook Less Because of Hiring Ex-Intel Agents

Many Americans are troubled by the revelation that Facebook and Google have hired dozens of former employees of U.S. intelligence agencies.