They Always Find A Way To Screw Us…
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They Always Find A Way To Screw Us…

Okay. Today I noticed yet another way that they are apparently screwing us. And this new way has to do with TP, toilet paper. So, Mrs.J opens up a new pack of TP from our well stocked supply, and low and behold she notices an obvious difference between previous TP and this one… The cardboard…

How To Prep When You’re Broke
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How To Prep When You’re Broke

For the preparedness minded / prepper, it sure would be easier to prep if you had lots of money wouldn’t it? I know what you’re going to say next — “You can prep by learning practical skills, having the right mindset and attitude, learning to adapt, practice situational awareness and all that…” Yes, that’ true….

LED Light Bulbs – Cost Savings Over Incandescent
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LED Light Bulbs – Cost Savings Over Incandescent

LED lights / LED light bulbs will save a significant amount of money on your electric bill because they use just a fraction of the energy compared with traditional ‘incandescent’ light bulbs. More and more people are switching out their old light bulbs with LED lights as the prices have dropped significantly. In this article…

The Most Valued Jobs After The Collapse
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The Most Valued Jobs After The Collapse

(Great Depression era corn farmer)   The economy will be in shambles after “the collapse”. What is the collapse? For the sake of this discussion it is a hypothetical wherein we are all affected after having been hit by a major crisis/disaster. It is a global crisis throughout the modern developed world that has extended…

How Much Are Your Property Taxes?
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How Much Are Your Property Taxes?

We’ve recently touched upon things to do before you retire (5 Steps BEFORE You Retire) which included investigating the property taxes of a potential retirement location (because property taxes are always due, and they NEVER go down – only up). There certainly are parts of the country with much higher property taxes than others and…

Things You Can Do For Prepping While Spending Little Money
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Things You Can Do For Prepping While Spending Little Money

Yes indeed, prepping can get mighty expensive if you let it. There is a seemingly endless array of products to acquire for preparedness – some of which are quite useful. That said, there are LOTS of other preparedness related products that sure are “nice to have’s”, while still others are merely gimmicks and not so…

To Be As Debt Free As You Can Be
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To Be As Debt Free As You Can Be

To be as debt-free as you can be is to be as free as you can be. I like the sound of that… By resisting a lifestyle that consumes all of your ‘pay’, you will be rewarded with a financial freedom that is unknown to most of your friends, your workmates, and most others who…

It Is Time To Return To Living Within Our Means
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It Is Time To Return To Living Within Our Means

When is the last time that we as a nation and a people have lived within our means? As each subsequent year ticks by, we’re deeper and deeper in debt. The numbers themselves are apparently meaningless to most people – and one wonders whether or not it makes any difference whatsoever… If we as a…

How Grocery Inflation Is Being Covered Up
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How Grocery Inflation Is Being Covered Up

Lets hear your examples of what you have seen in the grocery stores – the things that they are doing to effectively increase the cost of your foods and supplies while doing their best to disguise it… Here are a few examples:

Get To The Finish Line Early By Living WAY Below Your Means
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Get To The Finish Line Early By Living WAY Below Your Means

If you can forgo a lifestyle that ‘matches’ your current pay, especially if you start while young, you will surpass the apparent ‘riches’ of most your workmates, neighbors, and friends – who will have dug a deep hole for themselves as the years tick by. Not that the goal itself is beating them to the…