Although I’m not a financial expert, I like to think of myself as an informed person. One who knows a thing or two about how the economy works and how it affects us all. While we were celebrating the 4th of July, at the other end of the world, the Greeks were digging their grave. According to partial official results, over 61% of Greek voters voted “No”, rejecting the creditors’ reform proposals. This has already caused a chain reaction on the stock markets and it’s just the beginning.
An urban prepper has to deal with much more problems when it comes to preparedness and survival, compared to their fellow preppers, living in small communities. They have to deal with limited space and always keep an eye on their neighbors. They never know who might be a friend or a foe, in a time of crisis. The strategies presented in this article are designed for preppers living in large cities. They are intended to give them an upper hand and increase their chances of survival.
In this great world of ours, there are many survival plants that have been of use to man. There are plants that feed us, plants that heal us, plants that protect us from pests and insects. For those wondering about air quality, these air purifying survival plants are worth looking into.
Our great grandparents were true survivors and they were able to thrive in challenging times. The following are the survival skills your great grandparents had. If we think of our childhood and of everything they had to do, to be self-sufficient, we will realize they had skills that, today, we lack for certain.
Living off-grid has become one of the most popular options for the preppers out there. Every day, you hear stories about this alternative way of living. Although many people believe that when you live off-grid means to live in a cabin, in the woods without essential comfort, the reality is entirely different.
The indigenous people of North America survived through a lot of issues, but they also gained a lot of knowledge. This article will present one of their teachings; how to make Pemmican, a traditional food of native North Americans. Meat preservation is a hot topic among preppers and being able to prepare and later on, enjoy a good meat ration is a must when it comes to preparedness.
Many preppers are stocking up on tampons and menstrual pads but they do so for the “wrong reasons”. How about prepping for your period? Some men tend to ignore this topic while others will let the women in their lives take care of it.
Every prepper tries to prepare as best as they can for when SHTF. Besides stockpiling food, water, and ammunition, they also put a considerable effort into having a proper shelter. Following a new trend, Earthships may be the proper bug out location for them.
Someday we may have to face a world in which electricity is just an empty word or a distant memory. Without electricity, we are screwed. The best thing you could do with your fridge will be to bury it and convert it into an underground cellar. You better start learning some of these eggs and dairy preservation techniques if you want these food items.
In these harsh economic times, stretching your food budget is a must. Every penny counts and preppers know it all too well. We can live with older clothes, we can drive an older car, but we must have food. Water and food are a must for whatever scenario the future throws at us. Without a good stockpiled pantry, our chances of survival are slim.
Garlic, this wonder food, is both a vegetable and an herb. It has been used in medicinal remedies for thousands of years, since the ancient Greek and Roman times. It is an easy to grow plant that should be part of every garden. Eating it protects you against infection, environmental toxins and even cancer. Not to mention that it is a non-toxic pest control substance and has many other benefits you might not be aware of.
Bugging in can be defined as staying in your house and holding down the fort during an emergency situation. If you have everything you need in your home to survive there is no need to leave and head for a distant location. You will have to bug out only if there are substantial reasons to do so and if your bug-in plan failed.
When it comes to creating electricity off the grid, there are many solutions available for you. There are electricity generators for your home but also for your mobile needs. If you are mobile and you need to find electricity generators for your bug out bag, here are our options.