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Posted on September 20, 2014 by Catherine Alford
If you want to become self-reliant, one of the best ways to do so is to become a bargain shopper. In fact, lots of shoppers these days only buy things when they are on sale or marked down. But, when is a “deal” a good one? That is the true question!
Learn how to spot true [...]
Posted on September 13, 2014 by Catherine Alford
Ever since the economic downturn began in December 2007, everyone has been more concerned than ever with the strength of the US economy.
Never before has the economy been such a focus of conversation. From newscasts to beauty shop gossip, it seems the state of the US economy is a topic that everyone is interested in.
Posted on September 5, 2014 by Brian Meyer
At its core, prepping is all about self-reliance. It’s about learning the skills you need to survive and gathering the right supplies to weather anything the world can throw at you.
Sure, being self-reliant is the ultimate goal, but the reality of the situation is that everything goes a little easier with some help. The idea [...]
Posted on August 15, 2014 by Brian Meyer
There’s more to moving your life off-grid than preparing for a disaster or apocalypse. As the economy becomes more and more unstable and jobs are less and less secure, the act of moving even a portion of your life off grid can help you stave off the type of disaster that comes in the way [...]
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Posted on August 14, 2014 by Rebecca Maxwell
One of the most satisfying aspects of homesteading is producing your own food, and if you consume meat, then it is likely that you have considered raising livestock. But is this venture for you? Taking care of farm animals is a rewarding pastime but one that requires a large amount of time, money, and energy [...]
Posted on August 6, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
All the prepper gear on Earth will not increase your chances survive of you lack the knowledge to use it, or lose it, during a disaster. Bestselling author, survival gardening expert, and television star Rick Austin urges Americans to come Prepper Camp and learn how to stretch both their minds and their muscles while increasing [...]
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Posted on August 5, 2014 by Lorin John
My usual contributions to this blog consist of pithy little bits of practical advice that you hopefully will never need to worry about, so allow me to deviate from that formula for just one go around and get all warm and fuzzy on you. It’s not that my commitment to emergency preparation has lessened, but [...]
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Posted on July 31, 2014 by Lorin John
A lot of folks, when they hear the word “Organic Farming”, think of an unwashed young person in hemp clothing hoeing a row of Swiss Chard by hand on a commune before heading off to a tasty lunch of an alfalfa grass smoothie. Well, there is nothing wrong with Swiss chard, alfalfa grass, or for [...]
Posted on July 24, 2014 by Catherine Alford
Depending on the amount of debt you have, it can take several months to several years to get out of debt. But, there are several things you can to do help speed up the process so let’s get to it!
Track Every Penny You Spend
Before making a budget, you should first track your spending for two [...]
Posted on July 23, 2014 by Tara Dodrill
First aid and medicine will be in short supply when you can't call a doctor. Growing your own medicine is not difficult and doing so could ultimately save your life. The salves, poultices, wound washes, and tinctures which can be made from trees also have a long-shelf life and can be stored for future emergency [...]
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