Listen to any financial guru being interviewed on the radio or television, and they will all say the same thing: we still are not technically in a recession. Our country is yet to post two consecutive quarters of negative growth; despite the disasters that have come of the housing market crash, fuel and grocery prices, and escalating utility bills. And still, despite the fact that we, as a collective nation, are feeling a pretty hefty dose of financial strain, it still doesn’t hold a candle to what life was like for most families during The Great Depression.
I don’t know about you, but I’m awfully thankful for that.
I had the opportunity to chime in on what our family is doing to conserve resources, save money, and ride out this relative financial storm–considering , most sources don’t expect a significant upswing until well into next year. Visit Lauren Young’s Business Week – Working Parents article from 7/25 to read more.
What are you and your family doing to cut costs, make changes, and weather this financial storm?