Given the State of the Economy…

0
111

Given the state of the economy I personally have not felt much need to change my spending habits in order to conserve money. Being that I am in college I felt that I have had to alter how I spend my money, but that does not necessarily mean that my alterations are direct reflections upon the lousy economy. For example if I were living at home I would be driving a car therefore I would be spending a large sum of money on gas every week. I do not have my car here at the University of San Francisco that saves me a lot of money right off the bat. Another reason why the poor economy does not necessarily affect me as a college student is because I am not constantly buying food. Due to the meal plans here at the University of San Francisco one can pay a minimal fee for the entire semester, which eliminates that person from ordering expensive takeout or large amounts of groceries. When I am back home I am constantly ordering food to my house so until I am back home for a long period of time I do not believe I will feel the pressures of the economy in terms of how I manage my spending in terms of food. Lastly I feel that the state of the economy does not effect me personally because in college I feel that I do not need a lot of money regardless. There are rarely weeks that I spend more than fifty to sixty dollars, and I feel for most people that is not a lot of money in the grand scheme of things.
Do I feel that I have had to alter my day to day routine based upon the state of the economy? No, absolutely not. Like I mentioned already, I personally feel that coming to college has had much more effect on how I live my life than the poor economy. My day to day routine was of course different before I came to the University of San Francisco but like most people do, I learned to adapt. Now that I have set forth a new day to day routine I feel that in no way, shape, or form does the weak economy hinder it in the slightest bit. I cannot speak for everybody but I feel that the state of the economy is completely blown out of proportion. I feel unless one is working or making a salary, they cannot be effected by the state of the economy so I therefore am skeptical of how effected college students really are as I go about my daily routines unrestricted from the pressures of the state of the economy.

The views express herein may not be those of the Foghorn Online. This content has been submitted by the greater online community and reviewed for basic discretionary content by our editors. For any other further questions, please contact web@sffoghorn.info

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here