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If you're on Twitter, watch the news on TV or YouTube, or listen to it on the radio, you've probably heard a lot of noise about the economy. And if you're anything like me, you might have a million questions bustling around in your head like: Is the economy headed for a recession!? Is this just no...

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If you're anything like me, you'd like to keep track of how things are going with the United States economy - what to expect for the price of gas and heating oil, interest rates, the housing market and more - before hearing about it on the local news. But, like me, you're not an economist, hedge fu...

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We, as a society, love subscriptions. For a consistent, simple rate, we can get access to certain services, products, food and even clothes on a regular basis. And, since most subscriptions are on a monthly basis, they seem very affordable, too. "$40 for the gym? No big deal." "$20 for that stre...

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To help with Us Enduring, I've joined quite a few relevant communities on Reddit. I'm mainly looking for relevant stories or news to share, or common questions that need answers or could benefit from helpful discussion. I just came across this post and it spoke to me: 2 things that I see in thi...

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I've spent a good deal of time recently trying to visualize what it might feel like to go through a modern day stock market crash. Then, yesterday, I came across this tweet featuring someone's personal experience going through the 1987 market crash: Email I got a while ago from someone on what it w...

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I came across this video narrated entirely by Warren Buffet: The title is misleading - not once did he mention another crash, let alone it being worse than 1929. But I find it helpful to look back in history when preparing for the future. After all, the Bible says in Ecclesiastes 1:9: "What h...

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Oct 18, 22

The other day, I asked the community to share how they were preparing for the economic depression. One of the things that has been on my mind as a real possibility for me, is that I could quite possibly lose my job. And then I was thinking that it might not be a bad idea to actually expect it. Thi...

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What are you doing to prepare? One thing that I've been thinking about recently is that preparation, in this case, requires some risk. Risk that an economic depression like that of the 1920s might not occur this time around and that all of the preparations might not be necessary, or end up being a...

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In the beginning ... "Us Enduring" is a new, online community. In this, the first ever post, I'd like to focus on questions such as what is "Us Enduring", what's the purpose of this platform and community, how is it going to work, who started it and more. Please stay tuned as I continue to make up...

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