December 4, 2018

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Three Easy Pest Repellents for Your Home and on the Go

Written by Mindy Laughton If you live in Virginia or another part of the world with hot and humid parts of the year, everywhere you go, you’re under constant threat and surveillance from millions of bloodthirsty assailants. We’re talking, of course, about mosquitoes, biting flies, and ticks, to name a few. These insects are constantly seeking to feast on you and your unsuspecting loved ones. Not only do they sting and cause annoying itching, they also harbor many deadly diseases, […]

7 Lesser-Known Survival Supplies You Need to Make It Off the Grid

Written by Mindy Laughton As the world becomes more tumultuous, cyber attacks become more frequent and natural disasters become more intense, a lot more people are stocking up on basic survival supplies. For apartment preppers that understand off-grid living could last longer than a few days or a week, those supplies are the bare minimum. You’ve probably already got freeze-dried food that will last a decade, gallons of water, a hand-crank radio and fire-making tools. But what about the lesser […]

Money Mondays: How I Save More Money at Costco

This post is by Bernie Carr, I’ve gone several years without a Costco membership, but restarted my membership.  It is actually worth it, even if I live in a small space.  I am not affiliated with Costco and I have no financial interest in the company.  Just wanted to share a few tips I learned: Membership cost I scoured my employee benefit site and found out my employer offers an employee discount for a new membership so I took […]

3 Mental Habits that can Place your Life in Danger

This post is by Bernie Carr, Getting out of dodge also known as bugging out is not my first choice in riding out a disaster unless there is an immediate threat or an evacuation order.  We all feel more secure in our own homes, where most of our supplies are located.  Being in familiar territory is comforting.  However, there may come a time when you have to leave due to an impending disaster, whether it’s a wildfire, a chemical […]

Money Mondays: What Really Happens in an Economic Collapse

Editor’s Note:  Today we have a special Monday Mondays post, written by  J.G. Martinez D, who has experienced the collapse of the Venezuelan economy first hand.  His post reveals some distressing aspects, but that is the reality of a total economic breakdown.  This post originally appeared in The Organic Prepper. This Is the Reality of the Venezuelan Collapse by J. G. Martinez D. Sometimes, even regular journalists, who are used to write about bad stuff as much as writing about […]

5 Places to Hide Money Besides Under Your Mattress

Guest Post Written by Will While you may not have much need for money in a post-apocalyptic world, you will still need them in an emergency or a localized survival situation (natural or man-made disaster, attack, war, and so on). So, if you don’t want your hard-earned cash to be at everyone’s disposal, it’s time to start thinking about difficult-to-spot hiding places. If you’re in an inspirational slump, below you can see five of my favorite spots for hiding cash […]

Review: Prepper Movie (2016)

This post is by Bernie Carr, Today being a holiday, I thought I’d take a break from our usual fare and instead talk about a movie I recently watched on Amazon Prime called “Prepper.” What is it about? The movie centers around a high school teacher and his wife, living an average life in suburbia, as they come to the realization that society can easily collapse at any moment. How does the movie progress? The first 30 minutes of […]

How to Avoid Losing Everything in a Disaster

This post is by Bernie Carr, With the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey upon us, I’ve been thinking about major disasters a lot lately, the kind where victims lose everything they own.  Many Houston residents have not recovered from that major disaster; I am still meeting neighbors who were displaced and some just moved instead of rebuilding.  As I write this, many California residents have been displaced by wildfires and Hawaii residents had been hit by floods.    I […]

Money Mondays: Top Apps to Help Save Money in Your Apartment

Written By Victoria Schmid __ Whether money’s tight or we’re just thinking about the future, we all want to save a little money. And these days, all you need is a smartphone, tablet, or internet connection to get started—as they say, there’s an app for that. This article will walk through six great apps to help save you save a little (or a lot) on your monthly expenses, whether that’s finding a better deal on a new apartment or avoiding […]

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