Only 14 Percent of Parents Say Things Will Be Better For Their Children

A lower percentage than was found in similar polls during the Great Depression.

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According to a recent poll by Rasmussen Reports, hope for future generations of Americans has reached an all-time low:  just 14% of Americans expect today's children to be better off than their parents. The national telephone survey finds that 65% of American Adults do not expect today's children to be better off than their parents. Twenty-one percent (21%) are not sure what to expect.