great depression survival stories

“Bahumbug”, or Rather “Throw it Over the Fence”: My Grandfather Scrooge

Great Depression survival stories my grandfather shared with me. His miserly ways were deeply shaped by the childhood he lived. Talk about extreme frugality! My grandfather was a simple man—simple, not unintelligent. He grew up on the same…
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Short-Term Money Solutions for the Cash-Strapped: Where to get Money When you Need it Now

If you are financially strapped for cash from a medical issue, losing a job, losing benefits, taking a pay cut, etc., then there are many ways that you can get cash fast that will leave you worse off in the future than you are today. Payday…