How to Survive the Coming Global Recession Like Your Great-grandparents

female worker in WPA lunch room

Worker in WPA Lunch Room – Public Domain

We’re not saying that a global recession is right around the corner. Then again the history of the United States has been peppered by depressions and recessions – one about every five years or so – so never say never.

Whether you’re facing hard times or just want to get back to basics the Survival Life blog (via Pioneer Settler) shares 13 Survival Tips From the Great Depression.

The Depression-era ethic behind these tips (reuse, repurpose, do it yourself) make perfect sense in any economy. Frugality is good for the planet and good for the soul.

For other sensible tips check out Wise Bread, Frugal Village and Eco Thrifty Living.

Bonus: The Tightwad Gazette