I have been asked several times now to provide a piece on prepping in relation to personal finance blogs. For me, I am always glad to provide the piece. There is no reason these two passions are not linked more often . I find many of the same traits abound in each niche; Frugality, Minimalism, Self-Reliance, … Continue reading Guest Post; What’s you Got in that Bag?
The Bug Out Bag. You have heard mention of it all over the place. Fine, what exactly goes into it? Ask 100 people and get 99 answers. All we can do is peak into each others BOB and get ideas for ourselves. If a situation pops up that you actually need to grab the BOB, … Continue reading What’s In the Bag?
There was a post the other day on Reddit about the crisis in Venezuela. It was arguing that trade goods were far more valuable, or at least practical, than gold in an economic collapse situation. Should preppers and their milder cousins, the conservative investor, be looking at Liquor instead of Bullion? My take on this … Continue reading Gold vs Goods in a Collapse
What makes me different from all those other competent PF bloggers out there in the universe? Well, a couple of things - my path to FIRE is not theoretical or newly laid. I have been at it for years and my well worn FIRE path has the assets to back up the lip service. Secondly, … Continue reading My Prepping 101 Guest Post
This week, DadsDollarsDebts wrote a harrowing post about his family's last minute escape from the wildfires in California that left his house burned to the ground. They barely had time to get themselves out, let alone salvage anything from the house. ChiefOfficerMom put a call out to us PF blogger types to create another chain … Continue reading Cool As A Cucumber