Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

13 of 65
BACKNEXT
Robin Goolsby: No problem here
Robin Goolsby: No problem here
Robin with his wife, Kristal; son, Ethan; and daughter, Sierra
Technology consultant, 33, Greenville, S.C.

Prices are definitely higher, but we are still doing okay. I work from home, so I don't worry about gas prices; however, I still cringe when I fill my SUV up once a week.

I work as an IT consultant and have a number of large-sized companies as clients. I haven't noticed an impact of the slowing economy yet, and I hope that I don't. Companies that I do business with are still buying technology. The company I work for has seen a slowdown in certain sectors, but spending in other sectors has increased.

The housing market hasn't taken a severe beating here. Prices are reasonable, and we have a very strong and growing local economy. Gas prices have gone up about 20 cents in the last two months, but I still see plenty of people eating out and spending money.

NEXT: Sharon Urban: Newlyweds tough it out
Last updated November 15 2009: 6:21 AM ET
Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
 
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
More Galleries
Super Bowl 50 ads are studded with celebrities The 2016 Super Bowl has rolled out the red carpet for the likes of Helen Mirren, Amy Schumer, Seth Rogen, Steven Tyler and the late, great Marilyn Monroe. More
The women of marijuana These women entrepreneurs and executives are making their mark in the marijuana industry. More
Most expensive collector cars from the Scottsdale auctions These are the most expensive collector cars sold at the Scottsdale auctions. More

Special Offer