Are you consumer confident – or are you still feeling the pinch?

According to reports this morning, consumer confidence is returning, with more of us shopping for big purchases again. I really hope this is true. But I keep hearing about families who are still finding it pretty hard going. I know a few who haven’t had a holiday at all this year, and who rarely buy anything for themselves any more, shopping only for their kids. So I’d love to know what you think. Are you a confident about the economy – or are you still feeling the pinch? written by Liz Jarvis