I have not seen at least on the blogs I read any mention of being stressed out or discussion about our current financial climate. I watch a lot of cable news channels but I find that I get better news on believe it or not YouTube.
You have preppers, financial advisors, successful business people, as well as regular citizens like you and me showing us empty shelves, rising prices, and what items they are buying before they are no longer available.
If you have been reading me for a while you know I usually keep a three-month food supply at the house which during the Covid-19 pandemic increased to 6 months and when the inflationary period began I increased to an 8-month supply. While the house sits on a large parcel of land...the house is not that big and I have no room for more prepping. 😞
The stock market took another hit today and I do not even want to go online to see what it did to my 401-K as it would only compound my anxiety. At least in the 2008 downturn, I had time to recoup...this time around I do not hold out much hope as they are predicting a worse decline. This is not just in the USA but globally so please abstain from any partisan BS. My beloved Argentina is suffering from the highest inflation in three decades...in August 2022 it was 78.5%...so I don't have any room to complain.
I follow several financial channels but my favorite is Dan's I Allegedly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mw2bDmiuIXw
He gives us our daily dose of bad news but at least he chooses nice backdrops to lessen the blow.
I told my uncle in March to start prepping but for some reason he as well as my friends think "I am crazy and/or that I exaggerate". Dan as well as other YouTube channels have been trying to wake us up to reality but if one does not want to listen...what can I do? Nothing...at least I tried to warn them.
We are now in Fall but the temperatures in my part of the world have not gotten the memo. It was 92 degrees today but it beats the triple digits.
Good night. May you all have Terlingua Dreams.