By Beverly Sandlin If it is a natural disaster or a catastrophic fire that burned your home, you know that you are just getting by for a week or a year. It has an end. And even with personal shift situations like job loss, divorce, etc. this too will pass. Major health issues and retirement will … [Read more...] about A Shift Situation and You – Part 2 of 3
By Beverly Sandlin Life changing shift events come in all sizes and forms - it doesn't have to be the collapse of our country's economy, a war, or a solar flare that knocks out the power grid. The Great Depression was a huge shift event that affected nearly the entire world. 2007 to 2012, and for … [Read more...] about A Shift Situation and You – Part 1 of 3
By Harriet, Editor At Large As I look back over my own life and through the generations as far as our family is concerned, I think our biggest risk is not a collapse of the power grid, nor TEOTWAWKI, but financial hardship due to loss of employment, loss of a working partner, changing social … [Read more...] about When We Need to Prep for Economic Hardship
Wise Money Management for Preppers by LM An important part of prepping is wise budgeting. After all, our homes and families will never be secure if we ourselves are not financially secure. For a prepper, keeping a careful eye on your finances should be of the utmost … [Read more...] about Wise Money Management for Preppers
I’m a Yard Sailor….are you? Or, “A Prepper’s Best Friend”! Submitted by servantheart, Editor at Large ‘Tis the Season, and I’m so glad! For yard sales, that is. Well, shiver me timbers….don’t you just love saying that?! Just don’t “blow me down”. I would not like that. That’s an … [Read more...] about I’m a Yard Sailor….are you? Or, “A Prepper’s Best Friend”!
Social Security, Earned Retirement and Disability Income, and the Baby Boomers By Bev Sandlin, Executive Editor You know, it is no surprise that the Baby Boomers contributed MORE to Social Security and have taken less than any other generation. We are barely getting to the age where … [Read more...] about Social Security, Earned Retirement and Disability Income, and the Baby Boomers