Spending Limits -- How to Survive a Recession

  • Tuesday, February 23, 2010

It may not have been the reason but Maleca Whichard picked the right time to be stingy with her dollar. Whichard of Summerville first learned about the value of coupon clipping after talking with a friend. After taking it to another level, Whichard has saved big bucks and now teaches others how to save while grocery shopping.
Whichard is not alone. During the tough economic times surrounding the recent recession, people go out less or forgo buying non-essential items in an effort to conserve money. Extravagant spending has slowed, as thrift stores have become trendy and fixing a favorite pair of shoes is not uncommon anymore.



Notice about comments:

The Journal Scene is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not The Journal Scene.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads

The Journal Scene

© 2015 The Journal Scene an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.