Consumers are cautiously optimistic

Survey finds nearly nine in 10 Canadians think their finances will either improve or stay the same

A new survey shows that about 27 per cent of Canadians believe that 2011 will bring better economic times, while 12 per cent are fear the future and 61 per cent believe it will stay the same. Overall, Canadians are more optimistic about their financial prospects than they were at this time last year. The survey also showed 2010 was a difficult year for consumers, with 23 per cent of respondents saying they’re worse off now than a year ago compared to 16 per cent who said they were better off.

CBC News

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