Are garage sales an economic indicator? Are there more garage sales in upper income neighborhoods when times are rough? Are more family essentials and better merchandise sold in garage sales when income is lower?

Do families cut back on their wardrobes when times are tough, clean out their clients, and sell more in garage sales? Are unstuffed closets and bigger garage sales signs of lean times?

As you drive around this weekend, let us know if you see more garage sales and take a look at what is being sold? Is the clothing not so old? Are the CDs and DVDs more current? Is someone selling furniture that isn't too worn?