Americans aren't buying it - literally! Americans expect the economy to get even worse, according to a survey released by Harris Interactive. The Harris poll reveals Americans saving more since February of this year in more ways then one. With no expectations of recovery in sight, many are buckling down to cut costs and save in every way possible.
Over three quarters (67%) of Americans are buying more generic brands, the highest number reported doing so in two years. Almost half of Americans are packing their lunch and making fewer trips to the hair stylist, while 1 in 5 Americans have stopped buying a morning coffee.
Take a look at how many Americans are changing their lifestyles to save on expenses at CNN iReport.
Are you saving in any of these 10 ways? Has cutting back changed your life?
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CNN's Don Lemon speaks with the grandmother of Aaron Carson Vaughn, one of 22 Navy SEALs killed Friday after a military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan. A total of 30 Americans lost their lives. The Taliban is claiming responsibility.
Nadia Bilchick explains why a company in Georgia is making chopsticks for China. Look for Nadia's Morning Passport segments weekend mornings in the CNN Newsroom.
Look for Nadia Bilchik's Morning Passport stories weekend mornings in the CNN Newsroom with T.J. Holmes.
Is your child getting ready to head back to school? One of the biggest expenses you may face is buying a computer. Digital lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong explains the pros and cons of laptops and tablets.
Look for Mario's everything tech segments in the 8 o'clock hour of CNN Saturday Mornings with T.J. Holmes.
Results of a new survey suggest 1/3 of Americans would be more willing to give up sex for a week than their mobile phones. If social media is taking over your life, take a look at this.