This is a post about regrets. For all my preps, it turns out I am just the most comfortable passenger still going to go down with the ship. I am spending large amounts of time rethinking my half-assed prepping. The problem with prepping is that when everybody else is trying to do it, it is … Continue reading What I Shoulda Done Before the Plague
What do you do with the knock that comes to your door on day 36 of a bad situation? It is your sister-n-law and she has run out of food. This bothers me, but ultimately I know what the right answer is. I just resent it all because I am a selfish prepper. Prepper withstand … Continue reading I AM a Selfish Prepper
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