People are cutting back on their spending to save money as the U.S. economy slows, according to a survey by Harris Interactive for the American Institute of CPAs.

The AICPA found that 25 percent of the 1,026 adults it polled said that they were either spending wisely or not spending as much as a way to save money. That’s a sharp increase from the 2 percent who said last year that they were spending wisely or cutting back on spending in order to save more.

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