According to a new poll, here are the seven things we as Americans would still refuse to live without or give up, regardless of our financial situation.

36% of Americans say they live paycheck to paycheck almost every month, which is actually down from 40% last year, and a high of 46% in 2008.

But even though money is an issue at times these are the seven things we as Americans absolutely refuse to give up.

  1. 55% said their internet connection
  2. 40% said their car
  3. 36% said their pets
  4. 29% said their smart phone
  5. 24% said their cable TV
  6. 10% said traveling
  7. 9% said going out to eat

If none of your choices were on the list, please list them in the comments section below.