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Contemporary Commentary: Is it Wise to Buy Gold?

The Powers-that-Be, who control or manipulate almost all of the media, including "alternative", are continually running thousands of ads, or "commentaries" (which are ads in disguise), promoting the purchasing of gold as a hedge against the coming Tribulation.  This is perhaps even more prolific in the "alternative" media, as this is their foundational demographic.  Nevertheless, is buying gold really a


How To Homestead When You Rent: Part One

Homesteading is the buzz word of the year within the preparedness community, and rightfully so. The desire to be self-sufficient and self-reliant has never been stronger.  Folks of all ages and all walks of life are beginning to look back to pioneer days as they seek skills to learn how to grow food, cook from


This Is What A Real-Life Economic Collapse Looks Like

Did you ever think about what your life would be like if the stores were closed? I’m not talking about a post-apocalyptic Mad Max scenario or a winter storm that clears the shelves. I’m talking about a long-term disruption of services caused by an economic collapse. What if you couldn’t run to Wal-Mart to get


Survival Basics: Buckets, Lids And Gamma Seals

Buckets are a fact of life when it comes to food storage. They are strong, light and moisture free, and, when sealed, will keep most, if not all pests at bay.  They are also readily available and the cost is nominal, if not free. In keeping with the them of survival and food storage basics,


5 Important Considerations When Forming A Prepper Community

One of the key strategies for every prepper is the formation of a prepper community.  Yet, as strategic as this may be, it is conceivably the most difficult of all of the prepper strategies. There are issues, not the least of which is who do you trust, how much do you trust, and what are


Make Your Own Biomass Firelogs In Four Easy Steps (VIDEO)

The United States is extremely inefficient when it comes to energy  consumption. Our dependence upon this finite resource could very well be our Achilles’ heel. What will happen when these fuel sources are depleted? Or, if we were in the middle of an emergency and ran out of our fuel source? I have often emphasized


The First 10 Things Every New Prepper Should Do (Some Of Them Are Free!)

Over the past couple of years, here in America…. Contaminated water caused a complete loss of municipal services in both Ohio and West Virginia, resulting in almost a million people vying for the stock in local stores. A freak confluence of storms caused a “Superstorm” that took out power to much of the Eastern Seaboard,


89 Tips That Will Help You Prepare For The Coming Economic Depression

What do we need to do in order to prepare for the coming economic collapse?  Are there practical steps that we can take right now that will help us and our families survive the economic depression that is approaching?  As the publisher of The Economic Collapse Blog, I get asked these kinds of questions a


Survival Basics: Be Prepared For Pet Emergencies

When it comes to our four legged friends, being prepared goes beyond having the proper pet supplies in our bug-out bags and in-home emergency kits.  There is also the component of pet healthcare and the need to recognize and then act quickly and decisively during a pet emergency. In my opinion, this is a topic


All Over America, Government Officials Are Cracking Down On Preppers

Why would the government want to punish people that are just trying to work hard, become more self-sufficient and take care of their families?  There are approximately 3 million preppers in the United States today, and often they appear to be singled out for punishment by bureaucratic control freaks that are horrified at the thought


Propane For Preppers – Part Five

This is the fifth and final installment in the series Propane for Preppers.  During the course of these five articles, you have learned the technical aspects of propane as well as how to store and use propane safely.  Of great interest to many of you has been the detailed primer on how to refill small


14 Things You Can Do To Survive The Coming Economic Collapse

I have spent the past week illustrating how a coming economic collapse is unavoidable and how the elite have conspired to steal as many of your assets as possible prior to the collapse. This article presents some common sense things one can do which could increase the chances of surviving a major societal meltdown resulting


Survival Basics: Water And Water Storage

During a recent book giveaway, the question asked was “What piece of prepping gear is at the top of your bucket list?”  Needless to say, I was more than a little bit surprised to find that the top response was water storage, water filters, and water purification equipment. While having the gear is nice, anyone


Preppernomics: How To Survive While The Dollar Dies

I really don’t like to make predictions. I’m not Zoltan, the fortune-telling dude in the machine  - you know, the one with the turban who waves his mechanical hands dramatically over a crystal ball and tells you of your future in a heavily accented voice. But, I think there is something coming in 2015 that


Doomsday Hoarders: 6 OCD Hacks To Organize Your Stockpile Chaos

Is your house like an unfortunate cross between Doomsday Preppers and Hoarders? How do you store your preps? Are they neatly organized, where you can grab what you need at a moment’s notice? Are they a jumbled mess that makes your house look like an abandoned storage facility? Perhaps they are hidden chaos, tucked away


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