Unique Ways To Save Money

Many of my readers I’m sure are already the homesteading type.  As I mentioned in my last post, I have been trying to get really intense on little ways to make or save a little money here and there so we can put it towards our goal of living on the homestead.  We have the property, but no job in the area and not a whole lot more than water on the land as of yet.  This past summer we put a little money into getting a bunch of trees cleared from our homesite, and we invested in a good Stihl chainsaw.  The chainsaw is awesome, I might add – I can still lift it to cut, though I am a bit too weak for my own comfort.  But it is a nice powerful saw and still usable for me if I ever had to take over the tree-cutting-down duty from Mr. Hot Stuff.

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The financial state of the USA and preparing

Something that I wanted to share and maybe it’s just me wanting to put thoughts to paper. I work at a credit union as a lead, which means if there are any big problems with people’s accounts I get to muddle it all out. Given that, and also the fact that I also trade currency on the foreign exchange market, I get a pretty good glimpse of what’s happening financially. And I will tell you – the last few years have been scary. Our credit union has been repossessing a lot of BMWs and Mercedes. People have saddled themselves into $700-$1000/month car payments and are suddenly out of a job. Can you imagine? a $1000/month car payment!

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Dehydrating

Sorry about the long absence, all my faithful fans 🙂 There was a small IE problem at work and when it was “fixed” for some reason I can’t get blogger to come up, and since that was where I did most of my posting… well.

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