What Americans Will Give Up to Save Money -- and What They Won't

Americans say they can give up tv
Americans say they can give up tv

People may be willing to change, but there's always going to be a line in the sand. As much as the Great Recession has caused Americans to give new sanctity to saving, some sacrifices they are simply not willing to make.

According to the June Financial Literacy Opinion Index poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling website, while people are willing to give up eating out, shopping of both the online and catalog varieties, fancy coffee beverages, and even cable TV, they're clinging firmly to their cell phones and Internet services.