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The more you save, the more resources you will have to be prepared, and the better off you will be. Take advantage of the season to purchase the following items after the holidays, when prices are at their lowest.   Gym membership and exercise equipment: This time of year, the personal finance experts come out… Read more »


Holiday ornaments

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These items need to be on your holiday shopping list; this is no time to forget about being prepared for emergencies. The holidays are a perfect time to stockpile a few things for emergency preparedness. The availability of certain items, plus the holiday sales, mean that you can get what you need for less money. While the… Read more »


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This year, give yourself a break while still getting a delicious Thanksgiving meal on the table. No matter how busy you are, you can enjoy a wonderful home cooked feast. The secret is family food storage. Why Store Food Having a family food storage plan is essential in case of an emergency or unforeseen event… Read more »


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Which of these things is not like the others: a roaring fire, a brightly lit evergreen tree, yuletide carols, sweet little zombies in the corner eating Christmas cookies dusted with sugar? Think about that one for a moment. I’ll wait. Okay, you got me. Zombies don’t actually eat Christmas cookies. Of course, nor do zombies… Read more »


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Have you ever had a child come home to tell you that she told the teacher that you would be happy to bake four dozen cookies for the holiday bake sale, and, oh yes, the cookies are due the next day? I have. I’ve also experienced the joy of having to make three homemade angel… Read more »


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Score the perfect present for the prepper in your life, whether you are buying for a child, an adult or an entire family. Give the gift of security and a healthy future. No other gift really keeps on giving. If you know someone “who has everything,” survival gifts are unique and original. Chances are that… Read more »


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While grateful children can certainly make their parents happy, there may be another, more important reason to instill gratitude in your children. According to the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, “…people who practice gratitude feel considerably happier (25%) than those in a control group; they are more joyful, enthusiastic, interested, and determined.” Wow…. Read more »