LANSING, Mich., June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest Michigan Future Business Index (MFBI) data show that more than eight-in-ten small to mid-sized business owners in the state are satisfied with the economy. Satisfaction is strongest in Lansing (86 percent) and Saginaw/Bay City/Flint (85 percent).
Nearly 43 percent of all respondents said wages have increased over the past six months, a seven-point rise over the December 2017 survey. Additionally, 38 percent showed a growth in profits, up from 32 percent last December. Hiring remained flat, as did sales growth.