Jim Bruce: The Siren Song of 'Money For Nothing'

Shining a bright light on the Fed's culpability
Saturday, February 1, 2014, 5:29 PM

Like many concerned about the growing credit bubble, Jim Bruce did his best to warn family and friends about the looming risks leading up to the 2008 financial crisis. Not many heeded him.

Jim, though, had not only positioned his portfolio defensively for such an event, he also managed to make profits by betting against the stocks in overly leveraged financial institutions. But it's what he did with the money he made that's the interesting story here. » Read more

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Alone in the Wilderness

An inspirational movie of resilience and living with less
Wednesday, February 6, 2013, 10:07 PM

I had the pleasure of watching Alone in the Wilderness this weekend and thought it would be a good addition to the DailyPrep section.  I think the words "Awesome" and "Wonderful" were used many times amongst the family while watching.  Here is a short clip from youtube to bring a smile to you face.

Get Alone in the Wilderness on Amazon. Learn more about Dick Proenneke here.