The Dollar retains its value when people trust it. With uncertain times can come uncertain changes in its value. Some currencies have already lost that trust and left people struggling, but certain items always retain their value. So, what...
It’s not uncommon to find containers of black powder dating back decades with their contents still intact. That’s not surprising considering black powder has been around for hundreds of years. But how long does black powder really last? Can you...
Over the last several years, it has become increasingly clear that a SHTF (shit hits the fan) event isn't that unlikely. Climate change, natural disasters, civil unrest, or political tension could trigger one at any time. If you had...
There has been a lot of talk lately about the possibility of the United States entering hyperinflation. If that sounds like a scary word to you, then you’ve got good instincts.  Hyperinflation refers to inflation on an enormous scale, where...
More often than not, when someone thinks of survival they imagine a strong, healthy 20-30 year old male ready to hike mountains, cross rivers and sprint away from danger. But, that’s not necessarily the case – actually, that’s hardly...
MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) were developed in 1980 as the U.S. military’s primary ration for soldiers. Backpackers, emergency relief organizations, and other people outside of the combat environment use MREs because of their longevity, convenience, and high nutritional...
How to Store Water Long Term | Best Storage Containers and F.A.Q. Water is one of the most important necessities of life. Not only does the human body need water to function, but you also need water to perform simple everyday...
As a prepper, one of the hardest decisions you have to make is whether you should bug in or bug out in the midst of a disaster. While some people are dead set on hunkering down and others on...
There are many reasons you may want to use a propane stove indoors. For example, during a natural disaster, you may be without power or clean water for weeks. And, inclement weather may not permit you to boil water...
Having a plan in place for a tornado warning is essential if you live in a tornado-prone area. The safest place I recommend to wait out during a tornado is underground in a tornado shelter or the basement. However,...