2008-10-23 / Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Compiled by Bill O'Neill

Question: What budget adjustments, if any, have you made for yourself or your family under the current financial crisis?


"I desperately needed a job in this financial crisis. And I just got one. Ithink Ican hold my own through the financial crisis. It sure beats public assistance, only ninety cents a day, when times are tough."
- Keith Morris, Canarsie
"I desperately needed a job in this financial crisis. And I just got one. Ithink Ican hold my own through the financial crisis. It sure beats public assistance, only ninety cents a day, when times are tough." - Keith Morris, Canarsie "None yet. But in the future, I'm going to save money, because you never know when the botttom is going to fall out on the stock market. It'd be hard to get credit or anything at that time."
- Alvin Wilson, Canarsie
"None yet. But in the future, I'm going to save money, because you never know when the botttom is going to fall out on the stock market. It'd be hard to get credit or anything at that time." - Alvin Wilson, Canarsie "I definitely took some steps. It's hard all around. Igot extra life insurance and secured my 401K. I'm in the mortgage business - and at work, we secured all of our assets."
- Santiago Tapia, Jr., Canarsie
"I definitely took some steps. It's hard all around. Igot extra life insurance and secured my 401K. I'm in the mortgage business - and at work, we secured all of our assets." - Santiago Tapia, Jr., Canarsie "Not spending as much. Try to save the money. That's the best thing. You don't know how things are going to work out."
- Rick Judy, East New York
"Not spending as much. Try to save the money. That's the best thing. You don't know how things are going to work out." - Rick Judy, East New York

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