Although the Great Recession is officially over, our economic problems have just begun. Wall Street and the Federal Reserve essentially papered over the systemic problems that led to the stock market crash in 2008. They may have kicked the can down the road, but they are almost out of road. I believe shortly after the next president takes office, the market will begin to tank again. We’re already way overdue.
When that happens, life for middle and lower class Americans will continue to become more difficult. I believe that to get through the hard times ahead, it’s important that we learn from history. During the Great Depression, people had to find new ways to make money, they had to move in with other families, they had to change the their spending habits, and they had to reuse everything they could.
In this article from Ask A Prepper, the author lists 50 interesting tips and facts about life during the Great Depression. The information will be very useful in the coming years.