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by Dgflorida
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: DG's frugal journal
Replies: 558
Views: 82001

Re: DG's frugal journal

Thursday evening One day past eye shot day and I am still feeling poorly, but better. I hope to tackle the dishes tonight. Didn't feel like it yesterday. The kitchen planner is ready to meet with me. I wanted to have some ideas regarding new appliance before meeting with her. Been researching that t...
by Dgflorida
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Recession?
Replies: 49
Views: 3356

Re: Recession?

I agree with ohjodi and Bev. The problem is ugly. Those who can afford to move to escape higher taxes are moving. This leaves those who cannot afford the higher taxes as the only ones left to financially depend on. So due to their fewer numbers, taxes increase again until the only ones left are thos...
by Dgflorida
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily check-in August 22, 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 780

Re: Daily check-in August 22, 2019

Thanks Janet.
by Dgflorida
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Recession?
Replies: 49
Views: 3356

Re: Recession?

Floridacat brought up an interesting point about the interest rates. I can't see any good reason for them to be so low. I don't consider the Federal Reserve to be a friend of the little guy. Low interest rates tend to force people into the stock market which is not always a good place to be. The bro...
by Dgflorida
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Recession?
Replies: 49
Views: 3356

Re: Recession?

I agree with you IC. The very low interest rates are not a friend of mine. I have been trying to follow up on the impact of tariffs with real ag. people, not those cherry picked for local news. The impact seems very uneven. Some feel they are needed. Some not. Mostly they are concerned about the wil...
by Dgflorida
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily check-in August 22, 2019
Replies: 17
Views: 780

Re: Daily check-in August 22, 2019

Good day all, I agree with several of the other posters. It does feel like it is becoming a more dangerous place. The local news described an incident where a guy took a paver and broke the front window of a house. The owner was able to scare the guy away. I am glad I have Miami Date shatter resista...