A heads-up to people thinking of moving to the Golden State: don't pack your bags yet. This just in from The Field Poll:
"RECORD NUMBER OF CALIFORNIANS REPORT BEING FINANCIALLY WORSE OFF. MOST DO NOT EXPECT IMPROVEMENT NEXT YEAR."
According to the poll, 63% of Californians say they're financially worse off this year than last. That percentage is higher for low income (73%) and middle class (66%) Californians. The poll surveyed 422 registered California voters in both English and Spanish between July 8th and 14th of this year.
Here's the central question from the survey:
Would you say that you and your family are financially better off or worse off today than you were a year ago?
Daydreaming reader, WHEREVER YOU LIVE, how would YOU answer that question? Please submit those answers in the comment selection below and don't forget to tell us where you're writing in from. Your stories may be featured in our California Dreaming radio series