We often talk about having a bugout bag that includes a folder with important documents, but despite your preparations and efforts to protect them, sometimes disaster strikes quickly and unexpectedly, and those documents are lost. […]
With food prices increasing almost daily, the additional expense to buy weekly groceries is cutting into other budget items. Start thinking about cutting out certain items that are not absolutely essential. This train of thought got me to start thinking what everyday items can stop buying from the store. Here are some ideas: […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A friend of mine confided that she had her credit card declined at the check out line as she was paying for bulk items at Costco. She is new to prepping and I had been giving her tips on starting a food storage plan. I felt bad for her – it is awful to get your credit card declined in front of a whole line of people. I had no idea she was […]
Welcome to another Money Mondays, where we discuss savings strategies and ways to make extra cash so you can buy emergency supplies or become more financially prepared.
Today we are looking for a quick way to get cash for unused gift cards. […]
In the last month or so, I have found You Tube to be a great resource that has helped our family save money. We started looking at videos to help me do things ourselves, rather than pay someone else to do it.
Here are ways I save money with You Tube: […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com In spite of all the happy talk in the news media about positive economic growth, I feel the economy has not improved much. More and more families are finding it difficult to make ends meet. Many people live paycheck to paycheck if they are lucky enough to have a job, while many are unemployed or have stopped looking. See Year Ends in Economic Slump: “More Americans Than Ever Living in Poverty” I’ve […]
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Earlier this week U.S. stocks had some huge declines leaving many people worried about their 401ks, investments and the economy in general. On Tuesday, I checked my retirement account and bank account online and found both websites to be down at the the same time. I felt a moment of panic at that point but I forced myself to calm down. It may have been a coincidence, but it did not help my […]