When the financials fell I predicted an eventual 15% unemployment. Some states exceed that already. The unemployment figures have steadily increased. I fear they might dramatically increase. Maybe, I should revise me predictions upward. For now, the unemployment figures seem to be taken seriously only by those who have lost jobs. Wide scale lifestyle changes don’t seem evident. Maybe, lifestyles will be the last to go. The boat and the Italian restaurants could outlast the house and the car.