Tags: Poll | America | Economic | Crisis

Poll: 3 Out of 4 Americans Say We’re Headed for Economic Crisis

Monday, 18 Mar 2013 04:15 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
A whopping 76 percent of Americans believe we’re at an economic precipice that requires difficult decisions to avoid a crisis, while only 18 percent say we’re on the right path, according to a new poll.

The survey was conducted by McLaughlin & Associates for YG Network, an advocacy group connected to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

A total of 90 percent of respondents say an economic issue will have the biggest impact on their future. In terms of specific economic issues, 38 percent listed the economy and jobs, 20 percent listed the deficit and debt, while 16 percent pointed to healthcare.

Asked which issues facing the country concern them, 85 percent cited energy prices, 83 percent cited government spending, and 82 percent cited taxes.

Alert: End of America's Middle Class a Startling Reality. Read More Here.

As for which issues are hurting personal finances most, energy prices finished first at 88 percent, followed by government debt with 71 percent, and government regulation with 61 percent.

When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, 44 percent of Americans said the president's signature healthcare law will make things worse, while only 28 percent say it will make things better, and 21 percent say it will have no effect.




© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Pressure Mounts to Close Crumbling Gitmo

Monday, 01 Sep 2014 19:44 PM

Pressure to close down the prison at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, or "Gitmo," is mounting ,the only problem is, what to . . .

NATO to Create New Force to Respond to Crises in Eastern Europe

Monday, 01 Sep 2014 18:40 PM

NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a spearhead rapid reaction force, pote . . .

US Asks NKorea to Release Americans on Humanitarian Concerns

Monday, 01 Sep 2014 08:45 AM

The U.S. government on Monday requested that the North Korean government release three U.S. citizens currently detained  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved