Have current economic conditions changed your buying and spending habits?

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  1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
    Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago

    Have current economic conditions changed your buying and spending habits?

    Are you shopping less, or buying online rather than using using a car to go shopping?
    Are you spending less on entertainment and recreation or travel?

  2. msorensson profile image70
    msorenssonposted 6 years ago

    No, not really...I am used to simple living .................

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
      Rochelle Frankposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      You have a very good answer.

    2. msorensson profile image70
      msorenssonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks

  3. Catzgendron profile image71
    Catzgendronposted 6 years ago

    Penny pinching and tips on saving money to live within my means. read more

  4. TheListLady profile image68
    TheListLadyposted 6 years ago

    I am shopping less but that is because I decided I only want quality. I've gotten out of that mindset where I just have to go shopping and mediocrity will do because our products tend to be shoddy (and often recalled). Now, I want the best for my hard earned dollars and if a store cannot provide it - well, I'll just go back home.

    For example, I need a new mattress and what is on the market is made with such toxic materials that it comes with warning labels. Why on earth would I buy this highly flammable product and breathe these fumes. I don't have the money to go organic right now so I have happily made a bed on the floor - which by the way eliminated those aches and pains caused by my sagging mattress.

    Most of the stuff we buy we just don't need. And if we stop buying low quality products they will improve.

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image95
      Rochelle Frankposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Very sensible. Quality purchases will almost always outlast the"bargain" items.

 
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