Money Mondays: How to Find Extra Cash from Bills

January 18, 2016 aptprepper 2

We want to add to our preparedness fund, but the budget is tight.

I mentioned in an earlier post we cancelled cable and found several free or lower cost alternatives. It’s been a couple of years and we do not miss it at all. I actually wish we had done it sooner.

Now we are reviewing every bill line by line to see if we can either lower them even more.

How to Save Money on Eggs

August 18, 2015 aptprepper 2

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Eggs used to be one of the more inexpensive protein sources, at least until the last few months.  On my last grocery shopping trip, I was shocked to find a dozen eggs close to $3 a dozen.  The brown eggs were even more […]

Substitutes for Toilet Paper

November 4, 2014 aptprepper 52

I recently posted about being off-grid for 48 hours, and using a lot of baby wipes due to the lack of water during our adventure.  One thing that would run out quickly in a survival situation if you did not have a huge stockpile would be toilet paper.  Not having […]

Financial Emergency: 12 Ways to Raise Cash

August 20, 2014 aptprepper 3

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Everyone faces the need to raise cash at some point: the car breaks down, unexpected medical bills, legal troubles etc.  It can get so dire that rent gets behind or utilities such as water and power are being threatened with disconnection.   Pretty soon, […]

Get Rid of Cable = Save Money for Preps

May 21, 2014 aptprepper 13

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we returned the cable boxes and unhooked ourselves from Comcast cable. It all started out when we moved to a smaller unit a few months ago (part of the plan to downsize).   We weren’t on a contract but we had one of […]

Save Money! Make Soda at Home

February 22, 2014 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Although I like an occasional glass of Coke, I prefer a glass of sparkling water with a twist of lemon or lime.  La Croix Sparkling Water was a regular item on the grocery list. Until we spotted the Soda Stream and started to […]

Are We Headed for Economic Hard Times?

December 5, 2013 aptprepper 7

Lately, I’ve been noticing a lot of dire predictions about the economy.  Whether they happen as predicted or not, it’s a good idea to pay attention to these signs. This article for Modern Survival Blog caught my eye: Major Stock Market Crash In January If you look at the chart, […]

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