I Don’t Own the Recession

Welcome to the number one recession survival blog! Sign up for our RSS feed and follow us on Twitter to get the most out of the information provided here. Thanks for joining us! Tweet The world is, seemingly, crumbling around us, and somehow, I think I’m better off for...

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The Negative Equity Groove

Feb 18, 09 The Negative Equity Groove

Posted by in Budgeting

Tweet As a little girl, I can recall the sounds of Frankie Beverly, Keith Sweat or “The Elements” wafting through the hall as my momma grooved around the house with a mop, a vacuum cleaner, Windex, and Pledge.  The music soothed her as she tidied the living room and...

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Dodging carcinogens on a budget

Feb 17, 09 Dodging carcinogens on a budget

Posted by in Budgeting

Tweet If I had kids–no, just one kid–I’d be under the poor house.  My fate wouldn’t be due to the cost of diapers and bibs or expensive tennis shoes for peer-pressured teenagers.  Another money-sucking area of my budget looms large in my life, and as long as the...

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Understanding The Recession: The Credit Crunch

Tweet The government has sunk (understatement alert) a lot of money thus far trying to move the country out of this recession.  As of this writing, their attempts have proven futile.  “Why”, you may wonder, “have we spent all of this money and it has not...

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V-day tips for men…

Feb 14, 09 V-day tips for men…

Posted by in News, Soul-Survival

Tweet There’s an old saying… or maybe it’s a scientific fact.  Either way, “they” say that if there was a nuclear war the animal most fit to survive would be the cockroach.  Well… I guess I’m the cockroach of “the Great Recession.”  I’ve been...

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Making Smart Decisions That Benefit You in The Long Run

Feb 13, 09 Making Smart Decisions That Benefit You in The Long Run

Posted by in Budgeting, Investing

Tweet Here I go again… preaching on the soapbox telling you how to do this and that.  What do I know about making smart decisions?  What do I know about anything?  Not much, but I just know a little about a lot, along with knowledge from past mistakes which gets me...

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