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5 Things You Never Thought You Needed In Your Prepper Gear

5 Things You Never Thought You Needed In Your Prepper Gear

These items are often overlooked, but in a situation that may mean life or death, these five obscure items could come in handy and might even make your apocalyptic situation seem a little more optimistic.

Just How Unhealthy And Unsafe Are Disaster Shelters?

Just How Unhealthy And Unsafe Are Disaster Shelters?

There has been much evidence to support preparing for an emergency and disaster scenario on your own without putting your hopes in crowded shelters or government-operated camps. Even though FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) has come out and said they are not efficient nor are they even effective at helping people, most just don’t seem to care, and won’t until it is too late. And a shelter may not have conditions that are any better.

How To Prepare For The 5 Most Common Financial Disasters

How To Prepare For The 5 Most Common Financial Disasters

The worst financial disasters to affect an individual are often not due to the overall global economy and the bringing about of Armageddon. They are more personal and localized. We have a few tips to help you avoid financial ruin in the event one of these five most common financial horrors were to strike.

3 'Powerful' Things You Can Do NOW To Prepare For A Future Grid Failure

3 ‘Powerful’ Things You Can Do NOW To Prepare For A Future Grid Failure

In the event of a grid failure, would you be prepared? Many who prep save extra food and water, but have no idea what actually going “off the grid” would entail. But there are some tips and tricks to preparing so you don’t find yourself or your family at the whims of those currently running the political system.

Trauma Medicine: How to Use and Apply a Tourniquet

Trauma Medicine: How to Use and Apply a Tourniquet

Tourniquets aren’t discussed often when it comes to prepping supplies; the focus seems to be on medical supplies such as antibiotics and simple first aid kit. But a tourniquet should be added to your gear, and there is one big life-saving reason why.

5 of the Most Popular Survival Kits You Can Find

5 of the Most Popular Survival Kits You Can Find

We’ve done some digging and come across some of the best survival kits offered on Amazon, making the purchasing of prepping gear easy. Depending on your needs and the size of your family, consider adding a small kit to your car or splitting up these kits to upgrade your bug out bag or add to your home prepping stash.

How To Best Prepare Yourself For The Coming Financial Crisis

How To Best Prepare Yourself For The Coming Financial Crisis

Many financial analysts believe the United States economy is in a dire situation. Peter Schiff, who accurately predicted the 2008 recession has come out and declared we will all live through another Great Depression, only this time, it’ll be much worse than before. But there are ways to prepare for such an event, and we’ve gathered some helpful tips and tricks to help make the process a little more smooth.

Vegetable Consumption Increases When Children Learn To Garden

Vegetable Consumption Increases When Children Learn To Garden

Most of us know by now that increasing our consumption of fruits and vegetables and limiting processed foods will lead us down a path of nutritional sustenance and health for years to come. Now studies are even suggesting that simply teaching a school-aged child about the importance of gardening and growing your own food can cause them to make the choice to eat more vegetables.

U.S. Disaster Zones: Are You Living In A Place Where Disasters Are Common?

Are You Living In A Place Where Disasters Are Common?

With constant media bombardment of fears of a nuclear war, many have begun to prepare for a disaster. But government uncertainty isn’t the only thing on the minds of the masses. Volcanic activity appears to be increasing and earthquakes seem to be getting more severe. That begs the question: do you live in a disaster zone?

The Best TSA-Approved Multi-Tools For Survival Or Self-Defense

The Best TSA-Approved Multi-Tools For Survival Or Self-Defense

Traveling can be fun, but going through the Transportation Security Administrations checkpoints can leave you feeling exploited and defenseless. The TSA’s rules are constantly changing, and it can be difficult to know what you are allowed to have on a plane. Because of this, we’ve broken down the best survival and self-defense tools TSA will allow in this handy guide.

How to Set Up an “Underground” Print Station

How to Set Up an “Underground” Print Station

Although we live in an age of information technology, what happens if that technology should suddenly disappear?

An Active Shooter Open Fires on a Crowd. What Do You Do?

An Active Shooter Open Fires on a Crowd. What Do You Do?

Mass shootings are increasing in frequency and severity. While many are holding out hope that they will stop or that the government will get a handle on the situation, our personal security and peace of mind continue to be under attack. This begs the question on what each citizen of this country can do to survive.

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