If our economy crashes again, what will people do> so many I know live on a shoestring budget?

Try to survive. Resiliency involves the ability to orient oneself to doing what is in one's control to survive during difficult times. Some suggestions for surviving tough economic times were summarized in a website article i did a while back - i think we can all relate. With all this healthcare for less talk, even doctors! http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/copingwitheconomicstress.Asp.