NU Online News Service, Dec. 17, 2004, 5:12 p.m. EST
Most Americans say they could cut back on day-to-day spending without suffering too much hardship.[@@]
The Allstate Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has published figures supporting that conclusion in a summary of results of a survey conducted by an outside polling firm.
Researchers called 1,604 U.S. residents born between 1946 and 1978 and annual household incomes of at least $35,000. They also called a separate sample of retirees with annual household incomes of at least $20,000.