Category Archives: Money

Inside the Mind of a Prepper – Saving as a mental tool for prepping

Prepping is a mindset. It’s about having a belief system to govern each of your actions. It’s about carefully analyzing each decision and understanding the potential ramifications, and committing to those ideals fully. While the American economy has improved, many are still wary that a sudden destabilization is on the horizon, and the societal pillars of today will soon be wiped out and leave a world in which every man (and woman) must fight for themselves. So what can we do to prepare for that? Stocking up valuable supplies like food and water, yes, but how do we prepare mentally for the upcoming times? It’s something you can practice right now and it deals with, strangely enough, paper currency. Continue reading

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Saving money for the serious prepper – a blog and a book!

Many preppers, especially those who are serious about their prepping, know that it’s not enough to plan ahead in terms of food storage, shelter, water and bug-out bags. They realize that in order to have some security for the future, it’s very important to do some serious planning today, especially when it comes to saving money.GBSIt

Britni Ross is one of those people, and she has devoted much time and attention toward building her blog, OurEventualHomestead.com, which addresses practical, everyday solutions to problems that people either experience today, or could be confronted with in the not-too-distant future. Britni’s blog features detailed instructions on self-sufficiency in many areas, including:
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Five Ways to be Prepared for a Turn in the Economy

Do you check your savings account regularly? If you don’t, you should, if for no other reason than to see it grow.

If the economy goes south, you really don’t want to discover – too late – that you didn’t bother to save enough money! Having a savings account is absolutely essential in an uncertain economy. And let’s face it: what economy isn’t uncertain these days?
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Peer2Peer Lending: How Risky is it in Bad Economic Times?

Many people are looking for creative ways to invest their money, because interest rates on savings are, essentially, zero.  I used to jokingly say that soon, banks would charge US for keeping our money.  But I’m no longer joking!  With the increase in service fees that I have observed in the past few years, that is exactly what is happening!

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Are you sitting on a “nickel” mine? If not – you should be!

I was reading through some excellent survival blogs a few days ago, and saw several  references to the fact that a nickel is now worth more than its face value.

What?

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