Jan 15th, 2022 | Money Podcast

WHAT TO DO ABOUT INFLATION The price of everything seems to be going up. It won't last forever, but what can we do in the meantime?

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Submitted by TONY_LALLI on

HI TOM,

The next window for me to get restitution will be on 7/1 i hope to have my restitution at that time and then i can finally move to LA.

The next booster will be available in march, hopefully, that will be the last of the covid crap. no one in radio, Bj shea in seattle to lamont and tonelli will not broadcast my indictment, probably because the FBI has got to them first.

There is not a journalist on the planet willing to do a piece on my indictment. this sucks big time. maybe the market will bottom out by july and then i can invest my restitution in the market.

t

Submitted by cpk on

Walgreen's has often some pretty nice deals on TP. 10 rolls of Scott tissue (and those rolls last a long time) for 5 bux. So if you're not a member of Costco, this is a good bet. I live in a small place, If I buy in bulk from Costco, I'd have no room on my counters or floors. BUT, I can find room for 10 rolls, esp if they're only 50 cents. I'm always on the lookout for a good price, for eg. the protein powder I like costs about 50 bucks in most places, yet, I found the exact same thing at CVS for only $35. I'm not advocating buying stuff just cause the price is good. However, if it's an item that you need, and you happen to see it at a good price, then I'd say buy it!

Submitted by UncleKenta on

I am a former ASHI home inspector. I would never buy a new home built during this mess. New home construction in normal times is bad enough. During this pandemic and other assorted chaos, supply chain, logistics etc: forget it!!! The probability of defects and overall lower quality in materials, and labor is very very high. There are at least 20 homes being built within the distance of my dog walk in Treasure Coast Florida. They are building like mad. And when that happens, shortcuts, defects, and mayhem in both material and labor quality are horrible. I can see defects from the street. In every stage and every material. For example, when they deliver the roof trusses, they just lay them on any available ground on the site. The majority of the the trusses Ive seen are twisted and contorted as much as 3-4 feet on some sites. The trusses lay there for days and sometimes WEEKS like that. Trusses should lay flat on the flat ground. So what happens when they go to install those trusses, you now have ceiling joists that are twisted and bowed. I could see how uneven they were from the street lol. I'm talking +/- 1 to 2 inches. Also, the tops of the trusses are no longer straight either, so when the roofers come to lay the deck sheathing, the fasteners, typically nails or screws, are missing the truss entirely. Now, it is true the city inspectors are supposed to catch stuff like that. But uh, unless I inspected it myself, no way. I've been watching this for 2 years now. And then the materials substitutions. God knows what's going into building materials these days. That whole contaminated drywall problem from 20 years ago is still a problem today. There are homes in Florida that still need to be gutted, because they still have that toxic corrosive drywall. It even ate the wiring and any metals. And that fiasco was during good economic times lol. Can you imagine what is going into building materials today? DO NOT buy a home built in 2020-{the year this fucking pandemic ends} ever, unless you had independently inspected during construction by a third party that you paid for. They will be too many defects. Just don't.