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Month: March 2020

10 Ways To Prepare For An Upcoming Recession/Depression

10 Ways To Prepare For An Upcoming Recession/Depression

We are getting a wake-up call as a nation and a world right now. Many of us are experiencing a new kind of reality at the moment. Some of us are working at home. Some of us are still working away from home. Some of us are not working, not getting paid, and aren’t sure when we will be again.Some of us still remember the recession and dot com bubble from 2008-2009 that hurt many people. People lost their homes…

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How To Quarantine and Self-Isolate With Kids At Home

How To Quarantine and Self-Isolate With Kids At Home

Generally, most people are not prepared to be home for extended periods. We are mostly on-the-go people who have jobs outside the home and have our kids in school. We have our days planned for that and don’t always consider that school or work could be shut down for extended periods.When something does happen that you have to be home for long periods, you may wonder exactly how you are going to handle that. You have to balance your needs…

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When Fear and Panic Sparks Last-Minute Prepping – How Do You Deal With That?

When Fear and Panic Sparks Last-Minute Prepping – How Do You Deal With That?

There is a lot of insanity going on right now. We have dismissed other pandemics as minor things, but we have been literally slapped with this current pandemic due to the mass media and the advancements in social media. As more information comes out, we are starting to see how this one could affect us more than we originally thought.Colleges are moving to online classes. Schools are restricting or canceling activities as well as classes. Major sports arenas and groups…

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10 Ways To Cope With Isolation, Quarantines, and Extended Power Outages

10 Ways To Cope With Isolation, Quarantines, and Extended Power Outages

In this day and age, we are used to being able to go anywhere and be entertained. Even as adults, we struggle to deal with our downtime. We fantasize about being home for a whole week with nowhere to go and nothing to do but don’t know what to do when it happens.When you are told that you cannot go anywhere for a week or longer, the first thing you may want to do is panic. (Unless you are a…

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