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Can We Have Real Money Again?

Today we carry pieces of paper called Federal Reserve notes, or dollar bills, which we consider to be money. Or we have pieces of plastic that represent electronic money. Is that real money? We’ve seen movies where the electronic banking system is disabled and people’s money disappears like a computer glitch. It’s not real but […]

Don’t Expect Politicians to Fix the Economy

Let’s face it, the United States economy is in trouble. At least most people who read a blog like this and are interested in self-sufficiency think it is. Unfortunately too many Americans are oblivious to the facts and think things are much better than they really are. That’s partly because they get their information from […]

Prepare for Bad Economic Times

While the media often tries to paint a rosy picture of the economy, the reality might not be as good as they want us to think. I personally believe it is much worse than we are being told by the mainstream media. There have been plenty of stories about problems in our larger cities, such […]