Alaskans Feel Slightly More Confident in Personal Financial Health
The Alaska Confidence Index dipped 0.3 points over the last quarter, dropping to 53.4 during Q3 2011. In a year-over-year comparison, the index is up 1.2 points since Q3 2010. Alaskans’ perceptions of their state and local economies stayed generally stable, but fewer saw economic conditions as improving. At the same time, Alaskans are feeling slightly more confident in their personal financial health. Respondents expressed increasing confidence in both the current state of their finances and their expectations for the future.
For more information regarding the Alaska Confidence Review please contact Jonathan King, Northern Economics, Inc. at 907-274-5600.