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The Cheapest Bug Out Bag: 11 Steps and Less Than $100

The Cheapest Bug Out Bag: 11 Steps and Less Than $100 Yes, you could throw together a cheap bug out bag for practically free. But will it help you survive when SHTF? You could also spend all your money on a bug out bag and let it sit in a closet and never look at …

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How to Use the Snowball Method to Get Out of Debt Quickly

How to Use the Snowball Method to Get Out of Debt Quickly Many Americans owe so much money that they have no idea how they’ll manage to pay it off, and Christmas just made it worse. Even though the bills haven’t come rolling in yet, a survey from T. Rowe Price speculated that average spending this …

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12 Ways to Radically Cut Expenses

12 Ways to Radically Cut Expenses Most people would be surprised at the changes that can be made when they rethink the definition of the word “necessities”. With the gloomy economic forecast, it’s not reasonable or rational to expect things to improve in the near future.  If you want to be somewhat immune to the …

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35 Creative Ways To Recycle Wooden Pallets

35 Creative Ways To Recycle Wooden Pallets When you’re sticking to a self-sufficient, green, and economic lifestyle, you become familiar with salvaging and repurposing materials. Pallets are great for repurposing since they have a sturdy build and are usually made out of quality wood. They make for easy repurposing if they are in decent shape, …

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The Best Prepper Christmas Gifts of 2016

The Best Prepper Christmas Gifts of 2016 As Christmas gets closer, you may find yourself needing a few more gifts under your tree to complete your list. Whether you are dropping hints for friends and relatives, or need to get the perfect present for the prepper in your life- we got you covered. Check out …

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63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life

63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What’s more interesting is that this doesn’t have anything to do with income. Even people who are making more than $100,000 …

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7 Vintage Homemaking Skills that Save You Money

7 Vintage Homemaking Skills That Save You Money Without a doubt, technology has made housekeeping easier and more efficient for us.  Unfortunately, that means a lot of housekeeping knowledge has been lost.  The traditional ways were more frugal because they had to be disposable disinfecting clothes and dishwashers are pretty recent inventions. So, the easiest …

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Energy Saving Tips for the Winter

Energy Saving Tips for the Winter As the winter months approach, cold-proofing the home is pretty routine for those of you who live in cold climates.  While it is standard to stock firewood and shrink-wrap windows, there are plenty of other ways to keep your home both warm and energy efficient.  This infographic from Global …

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Winter Preparedness: Handy Household Tips for Weathering the Winter

Winter Preparedness: Handy Household Tips for Weathering the Winter Winter is coming whether you like it or not, and homeowners around the country are preparing their homes, yards, and vehicles for the colder weather. Winter weather might be a drag, but with the proper preparation, weathering the winter is much more feasible. Keep your car …

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17 Ways to Master Expanding Foam Insulation

17 Ways to Master Expanding Foam Insulation Now’s the time to work on insulating your home before the temperatures dip down too low. Insulating gaps now is one of the best ways to ensure you’re not letting heat out or cold air in this winter. Your furnace will thank you and so will your wallet …

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