This NOT the correct direction!
That's a 39% drop in 3 years.
Median income dropping - NOT GOOD for anyone!
And, there's this from a recent US Census survey:
Not going in the right direction, I feel.
How about gas prices?
Not going in the right direction either.
Food? This from CNNMoney.com
Not too good, actually
Looks pretty good for buyers - terrible for sellers OR for those whose home values determine a major portion of their net worth (see first item above.)
More people leaving than entering the workforce! Not too very desirable.
By and large the trends don't look too good - obviously.
So, how do YOU think we're doing as a country? How about you personally? How about your neighbors and friends?