TIPP Poll data on Americans' perception of the economy is the foundation for this section. Topics covered include U.S. consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, job market, economic growth, recession, financial stress, economic outlook, personal financial outlook, federal economic policies. We also cover trade, taxes, and debt. Our TIPP economic optimism index, financial stress index, job sensitivity metrics, and other polling on current economic issues drive the discussions.
Americans are ready to put the pandemic behind them and embark on new, brighter times.
According to a recent TIPP Poll, more than a third of Americans are unprepared for retirement.
53 percent of Americans struggle to keep up with living expenses such as car payments and rent. The pandemic has divided the country into two camps: the haves and the have-nots.
We share Americans' perspectives on federal taxes as they file their tax returns.
Mark Pfeifle, a cybersecurity expert, discusses the results of a recent TIPP Poll on the subject as well as steps to improve cybersecurity.
tippinsights examines the current job sensitivity data.
The latest TIPP Poll shows that Republicans and Independents are hesitant to vaccinate.
The TIPP Financial Stress Index edged up by 0.9 points in May. The index is below its three-month moving average for the sixth month in a row, indicating its commitment to improvement.
The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index slips in May. One reason for the decline is President Biden's tax increases and spending plans, which have eroded the confidence of high-income earners.
Consumers prefer retailers that support American manufacturers and are willing to pay more for American products.
The article presents findings from an IBD/TIPP Poll on three tax proposals. Sixty-five percent favor a higher capital gains tax rate, and another 54% favor increasing the corporate tax rate to 28%. However, 50% oppose increasing estate taxes.