Today, some of the Real Housewives of the O.C. discussed how the economy has affected their once-extravagant lifestyles. Jeana and Lynne have had to downsize, but hearing about their spending habits makes you feel anything but sympathetic toward them.
Last night, we got a glimpse of what happens when people invest in appearances more than their future. The economy is really affecting the Housewives, forcing them into short sales and yard sales to make ends meet.
Last night's True Life: I Can No Longer Afford My Lifestyle followed three twentysomethings who never bothered to save money for a rainy day, and have since lost their highly-paid corporate jobs. Now, they're scrambling to make ends meet.