Gallup: Two-Thirds of Americans Prefer Saving to Spending

The share of Americans who say they prefer saving to spending rose to an all-time high of 65 percent, according to a Gallup poll yesterday. The rise continued a marked post-recession trend, versus steady figures in the early 2000s showing that the share of spenders and savers was equally matched. Saving has continued to rise in popularity as Americans rebuilt their finances following the recession, with 50 percent of respondents rating their personal financial situation as excellent or good for ...  Read More...