Ways Americans Spend Spare Cash


TOP 10

Paying off debts, credit cards and loans
Savings
Out-of-house entertainment
New clothes
Holidays and vacation
Home improvements and decorating
New technology
Mutual funds and stocks
Retirement fund
Don’t know/Undecided (So it’s in the mattress?)

Source: ACNielsen Online Consumer Confidence Study, www.acnielsen.com , 2006.

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