How has the global recession affected you? With the world in a global economic slow down, is it affecting you and how?

Asked By: The Patriot - 2/9/2009
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Cutting my ownhair and my husbands, shopping at the Dollar store, buying more hamburger, and while waiting in line, reading the tabloids so I don't have to buy them! Wearing more clothes instead of turning up the heat. Using the recycling centers instead of the city collecting the money for my scrap. Cleaning out my... More
Answered By: Ruth S - 2/9/2009
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i can't get my first job and im 18 going on 19 soon.... :c
Answered By: omgitsobscured - 2/9/2009
It hasn't :)
Answered By: Tim H - 2/9/2009
More and more people are out of work, thus a drop in profits.
Answered By: He plays his flute, they follow - 2/9/2009
I've been unemployed for a while now, and have been finding a great deal of difficulty finding new employment. I'm suffering from a mild state of depression at the moment, because I'm really sick of feeling like I'm leeching off of my friends and family.
Answered By: Allison D - 2/9/2009
My neighbors lost their 401Ks and have to start working again.
Answered By: tuna.talkalot - 2/9/2009
It's actually helped me, with interest rates dropping so much my mortgage repayments are much lower.
Answered By: fruitsalad - 2/9/2009
EVERYBODY, even us republicans
Answered By: yori tawdid - 2/9/2009
i think were all hurting now
Answered By: ????????????? - 2/9/2009
It isn't too bad I suppose. The company I work for has laid off a lot of people but I survived... More
Answered By: Sageandscholar - 2/9/2009
I am an A list freelancer in the advertising industry. Normally I work an average of about 20 days a month. I have had 4 days of work since October 29th and am not on hold for any jobs. None of us freelancers are working here. I qualify for unemployment, as I am paid through various payroll companies, but I really... More
Answered By: crafty - 2/9/2009
It hasn't at all except for some loss in my investment portfolio which goes up and down on a regular basis. The only other thing is that I am far less likely to make a major purchase due to uncertainty of the future of the economy with this bailout spending.
Answered By: frank m - 2/9/2009
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