GALLUP POLL: 69% of Americans ‘Optimistic’ on Economy, 50% Better Off, Highest since 1998

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A new Gallup Poll released Monday shows a whopping 69% of Americans are “optimistic” regarding their personal finances and expect their position to “improve over the next year.”

“Americans’ optimism about their personal finances has climbed to levels not seen in more than 16 years, with 69% now saying they expect to be financially better off ‘at this time next year,’” writes the survey.

“The 69% saying they expect to be better off is only two percentage points below the all-time high of 71%, recorded in March 1998,” adds the poll.

The strong economic data comes as more and more Democrats officially enter the 2020 race for the White House, with liberal politicians blasting the economic recovery as un-even and unfair.

Read the full report here.