Tag: great depression

Great Depression Series – Video #1 – Marriage Advice

My grandparents have had a huge financial impact on my life. Mainly for two reason, 1) they have been married for 71 years, and 2) they live frugal lifestyles because the impact that Great Depression has had on their life. They were married in 1941 (just at the tail end of the depression), and they …

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How to Prepare for a Great Depression

I’m a huge fan of history, and particularly the study of the Great Depression. I love learning from the mistakes of our past to either prepare for the future or avoid making the same mistakes of our ancestors. My grandpa’s life has had a huge impact on my perspective of reviewing history in order to …

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Farming During the Great Depression

Since we started ThreeThriftyGuys.com more than two years ago I’ve done a number of articles on the Great Depression. To name a few, “How people survived the Great Depression“, and “How the Great Depression Changed People.”  All of these are because of the impact my Grandparents have had on my life. My Grandpa is 92 …

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How People Survived the Great Depression

My grandparents would be the first to admit that living through the depression was tough. Extremely tough! So much so that is revolutionized the way they lived. Even beyond 1945 this era changed their life forever, and is how they live today. Recently, my family and I went home to visit them and talked to …

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How the Great Depression Changed People?

Being a farm kid from Iowa, I had the pleasure of being raised by not only great parents, but also loving and caring grandparents. With this I got to spend a lot of quality time with my Grandpa and Grandma, and saw how they lived their lives differently then everyone else. I saw how the …

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