Arkansans remain optimistic, if slightly less so than in March, about their personal financial situation, according to the second phase of the Fall 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released Tuesday.
This phase includes a study of consumers’ outlooks on personal finances, buying conditions over the next six months, and business conditions over the next year and the next five years.
According to the survey conducted in September, 56 percent of Arkansas consumers expect their personal financial situation to remain the same over the next 12 months, while 28 percent expect improvement over that same period. In March’s survey, 55 percent expected their situation to remain the same and 30 percent expected improvement.
The other areas surveyed were Missouri, including Greater Kansas... [ MORE ]