This is a post I thought was very timely and helpful for us all, from Common Sense With Money. Enjoy!
I would lie if I said the latest financial news have not been on my mind. They have been occupying my thoughts a lot actually. I was feeling helpless until I realized there are a few things I can do to manage the impact of an economic downturn.
Control Spending Habits
Spending less may seem like a no-brainer. However, I think that many people fail to grasp the seriousness of the situation and continue with their habitual spending levels. This is the time to spend less, control impulse buying and forget about using credit cards.
Improve Shopping Skills
You need to make the money you already have last longer. If you are reading this blog then you probably are already doing this. Keep working hard to stretch your dollars.
::: Go here to see the rest of her post on Thriving During Financial Turmoil.