Almost one in five Britons say their personal financial situation has improved in the last three months - the joint highest figure since 2010, according to an ITV News poll.
In the ITV News Index carried out by ComRes, 17% of respondents said that their personal finances had recently got better.
However, 50% said they did not expect their personal financial situation to improve this year.
More top news
Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival in Somerset have sold out in just over thirty minutes.
The Rugby Football Union has ruled out any "hasty reaction" after England were knocked out of the Rugby World Cup by Australia.
A British mother was reportedly among the victims that died in the Oregon shooting.