UF Consumer Confidence Index shows improvement after months of losses
As the state emerges from the shock of the pandemic, residents are starting to feel better about the economy.
The monthly UF Consumer Confidence Index released Tuesday showed a slight improvement after two months of big losses.
The survey of how people feel about their personal finances as well as the overall economy nudged up one-tenth of a point to 76.4. That's on a scale up to 150.
The biggest gain was the category that asks whether now is a good time to buy a major household item, which jumped more than nine points.