Todd’s Note: Some preppers believe that we will get to a point where we won’t be using paper money. Those that believe that foresee a time when we will barter or use precious metals. But until that happens, we need to remember that our current financial system works off of paper money. As a result, we can prepare for a time when we will barter and use gold and silver, but we should also monitor our current financial resources too. This article talks about 3 important areas that you should consider in your current financial preps.
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Those of us in the Preparedness Community should always have OPSEC (operational security) in the back of our minds. This includes when you are talking about your preps, traveling out and about and even online. In fact, many preppers believe so much in onilne OPSEC that they won’t use social media like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.
I’ve always believed that the only REAL way to truly have OPSEC is to not be online at all. With the recent revelations of what the government is capable of doing in regards to online activity, this thought is even more relevant. But [...]
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“You never know what you had until it’s gone.” The saying is very familiar to those who have lost something or someone of value. For preppers, especially those who are flying solo because their spouse doesn’t believe in preparedness or would think that you finally fell off the deep end, one of the scariest scenarios is if we or our preps weren’t there for our family. What would happen to our families if we just disappeared? Indulge me as I provide a few scenarios.
Scenario #1 – Economic Collapse and Food Storage
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Todd’s Note: I wrote this back on Feb. 28, 2011. Oh, how far I have come. I’m happy to be a kook. Actually, “THEY” have made it very easy to choose.
As I delve deeper into prepping, it’s not hard to find “the kooks.” They are out there, and they have websites, podcasts, videos and more. They are the extremist who believe that TEOTWAWKI (The end of the world as we know it) is upon us, for whatever reason, man made or mother nature.
In fact, you can find the kook fringe in [...]