- January 18th, 2013
It would, among other things, force gun owners to undergo mental health background checks, acquire liability insurance, pay an additional 25% tax on all forms of ammunition, and require firearms categorized as “assault weapons” to be stored outside of their homes…
- November 16th, 2011
Note to readers: If you’re going to hide your gold or other personal items in a storage unit, don’t forget to pay your rent!
- May 9th, 2011
If you think your preparedness closet and storage facility are stocked with ample food, tools, and supplies, consider how much these guys can load up into one of these caves. Whatever they’re planning for, it’s going to be for the long haul.
- April 19th, 2011
Bill Cramer of St. Louis purchased 5000 ounces of silver back in 2003 for a spot price of $4.94 and stored it with an east coast broker. When he was discussing his holdings with his coin dealer, the dealer dared him to try and take delivery of the metal.
- October 30th, 2010
Living in an urban area presents unique challenges to preparing for emergencies and disasters. Off the Grid Ready provides some useful tips for improving your ability to produce and store your own food.
- May 7th, 2015
If the power is out for more than 2 weeks I will have some serious decisions to make…
- May 1st, 2015
Nothing is 100% foolproof, but we can certainly make it difficult for thieves to find and take what we’ve spent so much time earning.
- April 30th, 2015
With negative interest rates, there is every reason to withdraw cash rather than pay for bank deposits. But that’s exactly what banks want to FORCE you to do.
- April 24th, 2015
If his words aren’t enough to convince you we have a systemic problem that will soon come to the forefront, maybe the recent actions of his secretive trading desks will suffice…
- April 23rd, 2015
Collectively speaking, the contribution from our easy lifestyle and comfort level has created rampant complacency and a population of dependent, self-entitled mediocres.
- April 22nd, 2015
If you can’t keep your cash or precious metals in a safe deposit box, what are you supposed to do with it?
- April 18th, 2015
At the end of the day, the war in Ukraine gives us plenty of examples of what works and what doesn’t, and while personal experience is important, the wise person learns from other people’s mistakes so as to not repeat them himself.
- April 17th, 2015
Is it possible that these abrupt closures have something to do with the Department of Homeland Security and the integration of private businesses with broader government emergency response plans?
- March 28th, 2015
We’ve covered the common requirements for any sort of preparation… Now we’ll get to where most so-called “preppers” spend their time, effort and money.
- March 27th, 2015
So what about us? Has the U.S. government constructed any bunkers for the survival of the general population in the United States?
- March 13th, 2015
According to NASA Jet Propulsion Lab hydrologist Jay Famiglietti, who has studied satellite data, “the simple fact is that California is running out of water.”
- March 12th, 2015
NASA is scheduled to launch Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft into the magnetosphere to record magnetic events that can trigger power outages on earth.
- February 12th, 2015
Goldman Sachs executive Gary Cohn says we could see so much oil, there would be no way to physically store it all, resulting in falling prices, at least in certain locational areas.
- February 12th, 2015
Hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk if America’s supply chain grinds to a halt…
- February 8th, 2015
The proverbial doom prediction of “it’s not if, but when” is not just a phrase to add dramatic effect, it is a call to action.
- February 6th, 2015
While it’s easy to pick and choose stats and present them to college students and faculty whose heads couldn’t stop bobbling in agreement, the reality is starkly different from what President Obama has suggested is the case.
- January 20th, 2015
Things are definitely in motion. With currency volatility in sight, it has held true, especially in the worst of times, that he who has the gold makes the rules.
- January 16th, 2015
Though the plot admittedly posed no danger to the public, the purpose is to grab headlines, making terrorism look rampant, and surveillance appear desirable.
- January 14th, 2015
The Charlie Hebdo affair has many of the characteristics of a false flag operation. It serves to cow France and place France back under Washington’s thumb.
- December 15th, 2014
You are cold, hungry, in pain or fear… your kid is home sick without medication… heavy weight is pressing down on you from all the pressure… this sort of challenge is what makes survival hard and lets strong people survive.
- December 13th, 2014
Experts warn that solar storm or EMP attack “could have catastrophic consequences for civilization.”
- November 22nd, 2014
Have you considered the terrain or cover required for perimeter defense? What about the growing climate; will you have the ability to grow food or raise animals in the middle of winter? Where will you get water in hot climates? If you’re not around to watch over your supplies will you bury them or secure them in a basement? All of these are important factors that help make up a whole and complete relocation strategy.
- November 4th, 2014
There are storm clouds gathering, so to speak, but they aren’t bringing rain.
- November 1st, 2014
The main reason this idea constitutes “the impossible dream” is that the desire to be prepared is about the only thing preppers have in common—everything else is all over the map.
- October 21st, 2014
These are but a few of the real questions that you need to ask yourself before even thinking about where to purchase that retreat property. Sound silly? No, these are not off the wall questions, as from them come the wise answers to your long-term happiness.
- October 8th, 2014
Our government was so certain of a viral catastrophe they purchased fields full of sealing coffins to be ready for it; not to prevent it, but to have the means to clean up after it. Let that thought settle for a moment…
- October 4th, 2014
The journey for most will be long and treacherous, may take weeks, months or even years and may result in injury or casualties to the group. However, only those who are prepped, trained, have an up to date evacuation plan with a viable destination will be successful.
- September 16th, 2014
If you had nothing prep-wise, and just starting out and wanted to be ready within the next month what would you do and buy to be prepared as quickly as possible?
- September 13th, 2014
Well known for its Second Amendment freedoms, expansive landscape, good hearted people and die-hard liberty lovers, those looking to relocate may find Texas to be an optimum final destination for a home or retreat.
- September 5th, 2014
When the next world war comes, forget about getting electronic access to your money, and you may not be to get access to money even if in a local bank—that is why people all over the world store dollars at home…
- September 4th, 2014
Here are the questions you need to contemplate…
- August 13th, 2014
This type of weapon has been used since ancient times, and even appears in the bible as some of the plagues visited upon Pharaoh by a wrathful God.
- August 8th, 2014
Perhaps the toughest job I have in recommending retreat locations is for people living in the heavily populated areas of the Northeast—particularly in New York and Boston areas. In a breakdown of the social order, it’s very difficult for these people to get to the less populated areas…
- July 26th, 2014
Purists complain that this area is too close to Phoenix and even Southern California to be safe, but that reasoning cuts both ways. Compared to the other choices, it’s a great compromise.
- July 11th, 2014
As you contemplate relocation to a safe area you should carefully consider what threats you are seeking to mitigate.
- July 7th, 2014
If you’ve ever used one of the big real estate web sites out there to try and find a home you’ve likely come to realize that they aren’t there to cater to the needs of the modern day homesteader, prepper or survivalist.
- July 4th, 2014
We have left the back door to the United States open… We have to understand that there are definitely people who mean to do us harm who have crossed that border…
- June 24th, 2014
With all the recent talk in the news about “Doomsday Preppers” and the demonization in the media, you have to be aware that you’re considered a little….different.
- June 20th, 2014
If inflation was calculated the same way that it was back in 1980, the inflation rate would be close to 10 percent right now…
- June 10th, 2014
The mistakes have already been made. The instability is already in the system. We’re just waiting for the catalyst…
- April 6th, 2014
This latest “investigation” seems like an obvious attempt to engage in a strategy of predictive programming, whereby they are hinting to the American public that those who store, collect or stockpile ammunition and guns are a danger to society and should be reported as such to officials.
- March 21st, 2014
One of the most stupid things or worst mistakes that you can make in prepping is to become “mainstream.” We all like to say that we are different, but just like everyone else we fall under the influence too.
- March 16th, 2014
The powers that be have no choice, as most Americans will not willingly go along with what is coming…
- February 27th, 2014
It’s been two weeks since the cyber attack left your city without power. The grocery stores are empty and supply trucks haven’t been able to re-supply. You’re hungry…
- February 25th, 2014
Serious climate issues are clobbering beef, grain, fruit and veggies – nearly all food – with unpleasant trickle-down repercussions coming… We must deal with the fallout and it’s coming fast.
- February 21st, 2014
Be suspicious, trust in your bug out bag, trust in your storage, trust in your weapon…
- January 27th, 2014
Has Drudge’s access to insiders in key positions given him the ability to connect the dots for an event that may occur in the near future?
- January 24th, 2014
Although there are many different possible worst case scenarios for an Event, all will follow the same basic script…
- January 7th, 2014
The threat is real. Countless officials and experts have warned of the possibility in our lifetimes. What if tomorrow was the day?
- January 7th, 2014
They can’t clean it up — that’s why they don’t talk about it…
- December 11th, 2013
We may think we live in a stable society but no country is immune to civil unrest when the right conditions are met.
- December 5th, 2013
For many people who were formerly financially comfortable, the economic collapse has already happened…
- December 4th, 2013
Consider the panic that would ensue should such a device be detonated on U.S. soil… and prepare accordingly.
- November 16th, 2013
No matter how prepared you are, there’s always room for improvement…
- November 11th, 2013
Destitution, death, looting, mob rule, and a complete breakdown of law & order…