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14 Money Saving Tips From The Great Depression

Growing up on a farm during the early 80’s I was privileged to watch my folks try and make ends meet through the farming crisis. Luckily, my parents weren’t alone but had my Grandparents only three miles away to help

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Money Hiding Spots From The Great Depression

After the Great Depression, it was hard for lots of people to regain trust in the banks and the entire banking system. Most banks during the depression were over leveraged and had almost 99% of people’s money lent out in

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How to Prepare for the Greater Depression?

“I believe we live in a great country – a country great enough to help a man when he’s in trouble.” – Russell Crowe in Cinderella Man Last week I posted on how to invest in volatile times and the

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Lessons I Learned From My Great Depression Parents

My parents were products of parents that lived through the heart of the Depression. They had Great Depression living practiced every day of their life. Consequently, I am the product of Great Depression grandparents, which was passed down through both my

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My Favorite Posts From The Last 3 Years

So in the three and a half years that Aaron and I have been writing for ThreeThriftyGuys.com we’ve compiled a number of posts. 690 posts to be exact! In that time I’ve used the blog to stretch me personally, and

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Reducing Risks to Your Family’s Finances

I work in the IT industry as a virtualization engineer, and 90% of my job is about reducing risk, eliminate single points of failure and implementing redundancy. Everyday a number of situations arise in my regular job that make me

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On This Day: 100 Years Ago

I love skimming through old newspapers and magazines to see what kind of things people were concerned about in their day and to glean any wisdom/insights from different generations. Just as Charlie has shared what he’s learned from his grandpa

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