Financial Preparedness

How to Use Barter to Fill Your Prepping Needs

How to Use Barter to Fill Your Prepping Needs

Before currency was even conceived as a means of convenient value exchange, there was barter.

I’m sure all of us at one time or another in our lives have traded something. Basically, we traded something we were willing to give away in exchange for something else we wanted or needed — and both parties (hopefully) felt better off.

The Most Unusual Precious Metals Forgotten by Preppers

The Most Unusual Precious Metals Forgotten by Preppers

People who worry about what’s happening in the world—the threat of environmental disaster, economic collapse, political catastrophe, a reign of global terror—tend to put stock in precious metals, often with a focus on gold. But gold, for all its glitter, might not be the best—certainly not the only—precious metal for a prepper to stockpile.

How to Build a Website in Under 5 Minutes

How to Build a Website in Under 5 Minutes

Want to learn how to make your own website that can start earning you money online? This post will show you how to do it in under 5 minutes.

Economic Redundancy: What it is, Why it's Important, and How to Obtain it

Economic Redundancy: What it is, Why it's Important, and How to Obtain it

How can you as a preparedness-minded person ensure that you are able to economically survive and ultimately thrive in these tough economic times?

Identity Survival: The Importance of Emergency Documents

Identity Survival: The Importance of Emergency Documents

One often overlooked area of preparedness is having copies of important documents which would prove your identity and possessions to the authorities should your originals get destroyed due to disaster.

How to Build a Self-Sufficient Cabin for under $4000

How to Build a Self-Sufficient Cabin for under $4000

This post is sponsored by Prepper Academy, the only preparedness program that shows you step-by-step how to rapidly prepare for the coming hard times — no matter what your income or where you live. For those of you who dream of one day building a retreat where you can be completely self-sufficient but just don’t […]

Bored Surfing the Web? Stock up on Free Stuff Instead

Bored Surfing the Web? Stock up on Free Stuff Instead

Taking a tip from The Survival Mom, I decided to see about getting some free supplies for my various bug-out bags. There are many resources online where you can get free samples of food, otc medicine, health and hygiene products, and even clothing if you know where to look and have the patience to sign up. […]

The Coming Collapse – In a Nutshell

Just wanted to quickly point you to this video. Glenn Beck does a good job at laying out the financial mess we’re in and where we are very likely going. Although I don’t agree with him with regards to the banks (Glenn makes it out that the bankers aren’t complicit in this mess and that […]

Back to Basics: Getting Your Financial House in Order

Back to Basics: Getting Your Financial House in Order

“Interest never sleeps nor sickens nor dies; it never goes to the hospital; it works on Sundays and holidays; it never takes a vacation; it never visits nor travels; it takes no pleasure; it is never laid off work nor discharged from employment; it never works on reduced hours. . . . Once in debt, […]