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Less Than Zero: How The Fed Killed Saving

It destroyed the incentive to do it
Friday, June 2, 2017, 6:27 PM

Savings accounts were created to provide an incentive for people to plan for the future. Put money away today, let it grow through the miracle of compounding interest, and have more tomorrow.

Prudent savings is essential to a healthy economy. It offers resilience during downturns, and provides seed capital for productive enterprise.

But we are no longer a nation of savers. The Federal Reserve has killed the incentive to be one. » Read more

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50 Tips for Frugal Living

Ways to save your hard earned resources
Monday, January 26, 2015, 2:26 PM

An extensive list of tips and ways to be more frugal in your daily life and save lots of money.

http://zenhabits.net/the-cheapskate-guide-50-tips-for-frugal-living/

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Saving Seeds

A beginner’s guide
Monday, June 24, 2013, 3:41 PM

A great overview of getting started with saving your own seeds. 

http://mikesbackyardnursery.com/2013/06/saving-seeds-abeginners-guide/

Also check out the WSID article on How to Harvest and Save Tomato Seeds.  And for folks looking to get more advanced resources, check out:

Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners, 2nd Edition » Read more

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100 Ways to Conserve Water

A long list of ideas to help you save water
Monday, July 16, 2012, 8:27 PM

Learn about different ways to help conserve this valuable natural resource and help you save your valuable monetary resources. 

http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/

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Seed to Seed

Seed saving and growing techniques for vegetable gardeners
Friday, June 22, 2012, 3:18 PM

A highly informative and practical book to have on hand as the growing season hits full bloom and seeds are becoming plentiful. Learn to harvest, process, and store seeds for the next season and the next generation of growers. 

Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners