Episode-1126- A Discussion with Greg Carter “The Rural Economist”

The Survival Podcast show

Summary: TweetGreg Carter holds a B. S. degree in Business Management with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He has owned 3 businesses, sold 2 for a profit unfortunately the third was was destroyed by the April 27th, 2011 tornadoes which has given him a unique view into the reality of preparedness. Greg has had an active interest in economics since high school.  Today he not only teaches economic principles, but also teaches self reliance in a baby steps fashion. Member’s of the TSP community will know Greg as Greggcole on the TSP forum and Carterhomestead on 13skills.com  He joins us today to discuss the role of thrift in becoming more self reliant and his baby steps to approach to doing so.  We also discuss the economics of homesteading, including how chickens can explain economics along with some new/old ways to define economics in the first place. Resources for Today’s Show… Members Support Brigade 13Skills.com Join Our Forum TSP Mint TSP Gear WalkingToFreedom Western Botanicals – (sponsor of the day) Back Woods Home Magazine – (sponsor of the day) The Rural Economist – Greg’s Site Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon. Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show. Also remember you can call in your questions and comments to 866-65-THINK and you might hear yourself on the air.