There is an argument that hospital staff are no different to any other employee group. Why should their employer go through the process of finding parking for them, especially in the city? Very few employers do that now because it costs too much and distracts resources from the purpose of their business. The private sector usually only provides visitors car parks.

When he defined prepper to me, it was from his viewpoint. He said preppers don’t need help from anyone. They set out to be successful and to become prepared on their own merit. In his view, they are independent and self-reliant to the extreme.

Visit a public health clinic. They are good sources of information for low cost health insurance. They may either recommend you to a patient services representative or give you pamphlets and brochures.

It’s 2009 and in the wake of the economic crisis, many working class citizens are trying to figure out how they will survive the past year of layoffs, inflations, rising healthcare costs and a host of other things. Well change has come! If you are looking to become an entrepreneur, and do something that will put you on the path to financial security, then becoming a real estate investor is the way to go!

What has gone wrong with the immutable law of supply and demand? Consider the worst lawbreakers, starting with housing. Cheap loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac- with the banks as intermediaries- created not only a real estate bubble, but also a construction job bubble. Education and healthcare- again government subsidies have masked the true value and affordability of what most of us consider to be core social services. And, of course, both of these can- and should- be delivered at a fraction of their current cost.

Most health insurance companies that run good websites have a “compare plans” button. You can compare up to 4 plans all at once. If you’re faced with too many questions about a health insurance plan, don’t hesitate to ask. Sometimes getting a health insurance policy can be confusing.

Childcare is also a very marketable skill. Many parents need someone who is honest, responsible, and trustworthy to watch their children if they need to leave them somewhere alone. You could trade a day of childcare for many useful things.

We tend to focus on the ‘headline’ unemployment number (9.1%). Occasionally, some, economist will cite the U-6 figures for the un/under-employed, including ‘discouraged’ workers- guestimating a total of 16.5% in this broader category.The best measurement (for my money, at least), is something called ‘the labor participation rate’. This is simply the percentage of age-eligible people who are actually employed. According to statistics released just this month, that percentage stands at 58%- 2% higher than the historical average. In other words, we may not have hit bottom yet.