Real Estate markets and mortgage interest have certainly dominated headlines lately, especially for those with "variable" rates.
People will still need to buy or sell. Banks are working with their clients to arrange new amortization schedules to keep people in their homes. Families are helping out too.
Instead of allowing the media to dominate our thoughts, let's reassess our "spending wants and needs." Develop an Attitude of Gratitude for the important things in life. Find some balance and keep going forward.