Peformics today released its fifth month of consumer behavior findings from its "2009 Online Buyer Economic Trend Study."
As the year continues, there is a steady month on month decline of those who expect their household economic situation to improve this year – down to just 14 percent in August from 30 percent in April.
Consumers also continue to make cut-backs. Key money-saving tactics from the August study include:
In regards to economic information and news items:
For the fifth consecutive month, 8 in 10 respondents somewhat/strongly agree that the recession will have a lasting impact on saving and spending habits.