Save, yes. Spend, no. Lessons we've learned from the recession

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If there's any good news in the recession, it's been that maybe -- just maybe -- people are learning enough lessons about spending habits that the next generation might be able to avoid some of the financial mistakes that have consumed the Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y. At least, that's my takeaway from MetLife's recent survey of 2,200 adults, where they asked Americans about their new financial habits. Here's what people had to say about the changes they've made: