June 20, 2007

Americans Living Comfortably

38%

That’s the number of adults in this country who say they are living comfortably; another three-in-ten (28%) say they have enough money to meet expenses with a little left over for extras.

About four-in-ten (38%) adults in this country say they are living comfortably; another three-in-ten (28%) say they have enough money to meet expenses with a little left over for extras; and about one-in-three (32%) say either that they are just meeting basic living expenses or that they don’t have even enough for the basics. A similarly stark division emerges when employed Americans are asked whether they earn enough money to lead the life they want. Just under half (46%) say they do, while 53% say they don’t. Read More