Lessons learned from the great depression


Fortunately, things are different today, what with all of the different government programs that the population can access in bad times, but still, being frugal is important….

During the Great Depression, frugality was considered a virtue and the phrase “Use it up, Wear it out and Make it do” was the guiding principal in most households.

Times were tough.  This meant that everything from bits of strings to worn out clothing was saved and re-purposed in some other manner.