The first time I saw Michael Dinich find a way to reference Admiral Thrawn as part of a post on personal finance, I knew we could be friends. So when he asked me to do a guest post, I was more than happy to oblige. I wanted to tackle the notion of embracing preparedness without … Continue reading 4th Guest Post – A Prepper’s Perspective
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 oh 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
Fine, you caught me, I am a prepper. On a true Prepper scale I am probably only about a 6. My wife would argue otherwise. It's not that I am embarrassed by my particular hobby, it just that I would not want to impugn either of the two subjects I care about i.e. Prepping and … Continue reading TEOTWAWKI
Why doesn't everyone have a panic room? Seriously? If I am playing Devil's advocate there are 2 big reasons NOT to have a panic room. Reason #1, there is no need for a panic room. Reason #2, it either costs too much or takes too much effort to create a panic room. I will address these … Continue reading Why Do You Have A Panic Room?