Local Opinion On Spending Mirrors Nation

With Christmas day comes the opening of presents. News organizations have been following the shopping habits of persons across the country this year. Reports from national news groups indicate that about 70 percent of the population report that they spent less money this year than last year.
For the past week we have asked the readers of wbry.com about their spending habits this holiday. 69 percent said that will spend less this holiday. 27% said they would spend about the same as last year. 4% believe that they will spend more this year.

The WBRY poll is a non-scientific poll that gives readers of wbry.com the opportunity to see what their neighbors think about issues, both serious and light. The poll can be found at the bottom of the homepage of the website.