The current economy has given just about everyone the jitters. The high cost of gas has triggered price increases in basic necessities at the grocery store. The housing industry is in a downturn and the mortgage industry has been hit hard. Many businesses who count on disposable income restaurants and specialty stores are suffering.
And of course there's the fear and trepidation that many feel as they open up their 401k statements. So is there anything new or different that people can do to better survive the recession? KCUR's Susan Wilson asked financial advisor David Jackson.