With the economic woes being headline news, everyone knows the economy is not doing well right now. Bad timing. With Christmas right around the corner, many families are having to scale back for the holidays.
That doesn't mean they have to scale back Christmas, however. Many are clipping coupons, hunting deals and even getting up early Friday morning for Black Friday specials.
Shoppers say they can save money by doing those things, and also save Christmas for their kids.
Click the video to hear what Topekans are saying about the situation.