The Big E

The Big E
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Bad Times Are Coming

 Is The U.S. Going To Transition From Stagflation Directly Into A Full-Blown Economic Depression?

Lots of articles I see and read have predictions of doom and gloom. Personally, I don't have the foggiest idea what is going to happen or not happen in the realm of finances.

But. I do know what my eyes see everyday. And right now my eyes are telling me that prices are starting to effing climb again.

This morning I had to go to fresno so I stopped at the valero gas station. I was going to get twenty bucks of gas for my beater truck, and while there I was gonna get a gas station burrito, for the extra gas of course. 

Well crap, burritos are zero. So I check out the pastry area and grab a small bag of chocolate donuts, 6 to the pack. You know, the small ones in plastic wrap. And I grabbed a small coffee also.

Before june of 2021 when I would stop into this store those 2 items would cost me about $3.30. Today they cost me $4.54. I just about shit a brick. And that woulda hurt.

Gas today cash price at that station is $5.39 gallon. Yesterday or maybe friday we drove by there and it was $5.19 gallon.

And today I'm reading that stocks are collapsing. Well shit, just when I thought I had my retirement finances nailed, this happens.

Anyway, stock up on beans bullets and bandaids. See Ya Tomorrow!

4 comments:

  1. It is a fun trip to the bottom, like falling, it only hurts when you are stopped and broke...

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  2. Based on my observations I'm certain the American public will ignore the obvious economic collapse and shout: "I'll give you my iPhone when you pry it from my cold dead hands"!

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