Venezuelan Collapse – What Can We Learn?

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by Ryan You probably have heard about the civil unrest and economic collapse in Venezuela. The footage and stories have been jaw-dropping to say the least. There are 10,000 citizens crossing the border every day just to get food, water, toilet paper, and medical supplies. They line up before the sun rises and store shelves … Read more

The roadwarri0r’s take on basic economic collapse preparedness

One of my favorite YouTube Channels belongs to theroadwarri0r. Although not active currently he still has some great content. Below is one of his video’s related to Economic Collapse preparation. He discusses the basic items needed to prepare in a simple no-nonsense manner.     Right now theroadwarri0r has over 9,000 subscribers and 75 video’s. … Read more

Stock market crash of 1929 repeating?

Please look at the graphic below which compares a period of time leading up to the 1929 Stock Market Crash, and recent market trends over the past few years. This information is circulating the Internet as a prediction that come this January the stock market will crash. Based on these trends Economic Collapse appears to … Read more

Thoughts on the Gold Standard…..

by SF I realize that this will probably count as heresy in this company, but I feel it is time for me to explain at least an alternative standpoint. Maybe somebody can give me a concrete reason that validates the gold standard. The argument that it was historically always thus is not a real argument … Read more

Russian lawmaker wants to outlaw U.S. dollar…..

Check out the following excerpt from WashingtonTimes.com article published on November 13th –  MOSCOW — Predicting the imminent collapse of the U.S. dollar, a Russian lawmaker submitted a bill to his country’s parliament Wednesday that would ban the use or possession of the American currency. Mikhail Degtyarev, the lawmaker who proposed the bill, compared the … Read more

When We Need to Prep for Economic Hardship

By Harriet, Editor At Large – SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com As I look back over my own life and through the generations as far as our family is concerned, I think our biggest risk is not a collapse of the power grid, nor TEOTWAWKI, but financial hardship due to loss of employment, loss of a working partner, changing … Read more

Being frugal……homemade laundry detergent

Many preppers today are doing so out of fear of inflation and the economy. More and more people are shopping sales, using coupons, and shopping discount centers. Part of my inflation protection system is stocking up on many commonly used household items such as shampoo, body wash, soap, toilet paper, dish detergent, and laundry detergent. I buy … Read more

Do you have an Emergency Fund?

I am not the most financially sound person in the world. One thing I do know – is just when things seem to be going well something unexpected always seems to happen where money is suddenly needed. I make decent money and typically have “disposable” income to pick up a little of “this” or a little of … Read more

Raising the debt ceiling……

Note from Rourke: I value everyone’s opinions – even those that differ from mine. With that said….I present this guest post. Raising the Debt Ceiling Can Prevent the Forthcoming Recession- Give It A Thought by Sophie Kinsella The Congress has decided to reduce the federal deficit to the gradual economic recovery. As its immediate effect, it is … Read more

New prepper TV Show: “Doomsday Prepper”

Alright everyone – I am really excited to watch this new TV show Monday night at 10:00pm (here on the east coast). The show is called “Doomsday Preppers” and of significance in this episode is the highlighting of two people I am familiar with – SouthernPrepper1(David) and Engineering775(Scott) from YouTube. I recently spent the day with … Read more

The Dissolution of the United States

There are troubling financial signs coming out of Washington and the State Capitols. Deficits, mounting debt, and a poor economy are proving to be a direct threat to the future of our country. Poor economic policies, trillions of dollars in national debt, political bickering, and a fundamental lack of leadership will bring on the dissolution … Read more

Another conversation with Paul R.

A while back I had lunch with a friend of mine named Paul. We discussed the economy and unemployment. He doesn’t really know my involvement with preparedness and has always seemed to me somewhat of a “yuppie”.  We met for lunch this past Wednesday and the conversation led to gas prices…..and his concerns and worries about … Read more

A conversation with Paul R.

Hello all – I have a buddy – his name is Paul R. From here on I will refer to him as just “Paul”  or “JR“. Anyways – he has been a non-believer when it comes to prepping. The other day we had lunch at a local restaurant. The discussion led to current events and that … Read more