How Much Money Do You Need to Earn to Live Comfortably?
The last year has shown that living costs can be high and unpredictable. The cost of food and other home goods has meant living a comfortable life day-to-day is more pricey for everyone. And the rapid rise in house prices, not yet matched by wage increases, have meant other living costs have put comfort out […]
Millions feeling pain on food costs; Pessimism persists
Over the last several months we’ve been measuring how Canadians are reacting to the higher rate of inflation and rising interest rates today. Here’s what we found in our latest tracking. CURRENT PERSONAL ECONOMIC CONDITIONS Today, 11% say the economic conditions for them personally are relatively good, while 52% things “could be better but are […]
Public Stress About Inflation Is High, but Not Rising Much
In July, and then again last week, we measured public sentiment about the economy and inflation. Here’s what we found. CURRENT PERSONAL ECONOMIC CONDITIONS Today, 9% say the economic conditions for them personally are relatively good, while 53% say things “could be better but are not really difficult.” Just over a third (38%) say things […]