December 9, 2019
Emergency Preparedness

Money Mondays: How to Protect Your Child from Identity Thieves

0

Written by: Kayla Matthews While adults are often targets of identity theft, a child can just as easily fall victim. In fact, children are even more valuable to scammers as they have no existing credit, allowing thieves to open new lines and rack up years of fraudulent activity without detection. Altogether, more than 1 million children were victims of identity fraud, and scammers stole roughly $2.6 billion in 2017 alone. There are a few steps you, as a parent, can […]

LATEST POSTS

Emergency Preparedness

Money Mondays: How to Protect Your Child from Identity Thieves

0

Written by: Kayla Matthews While adults are often targets of identity theft, a child can just as easily fall victim. In fact, children are even more valuable to scammers as they have no existing credit, allowing thieves to open new lines and rack up years of fraudulent activity without detection. Altogether, more than 1 million children were victims of identity fraud, and scammers stole roughly $2.6 billion in 2017 alone. There are a few steps you, as a parent, can […]

Emergency Preparedness

How to Preserve Meat without a Fridge

4

Written by Travis Noonan When a natural disaster strikes, the first thing to go is primary infrastructure – running water, cell towers, internet, and most importantly, electricity. For us apartment dwellers, that usually means no refrigeration. Most outages or disruptive weather events last a few days. But what happens when three days turns into two weeks? A month or longer? We’ve seen this recently in Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria left over one million residents without electricity for up to ten […]

Emergency Preparedness

Self-defense with Improvised Weapons

0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A couple of recent unrelated events in the news highlight the importance of self-defense with improvised weapons. Let’s take a look and discuss them. 82 year-old female overpowers an intruder The first story involved an 82- year old woman who fought off a home invader. According to Fox News, Willie Murphy, fought off a young man who broke into her home late one night.  The guy started out by banging on her door, […]

Emergency Preparedness

Affordable Ways to Take a Well-Deserved Break

0

  Written by Guest Writer As you will likely spend your time working hard, cleaning your home and attending to various personal obligations during the holidays, it can be easy for stress to put a strain on your mind and body. For this reason, you owe it to yourself to enjoy some downtime once in a while. If you are looking for helpful tactics that will recharge your batteries, take a look at these affordable ideas for a well-deserved break. […]

Emergency Preparedness

Black Friday Deals on Preparedness Gifts

0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   Gift giving season is upon us so why not choose items that can help you and your loved ones get more prepared? You don’t have to be a prepper to appreciate gifts that come in handy time and again, for everyday living as well as emergencies. I scoped out upcoming Black Friday deals on Amazon and found the following interesting deals. (Full disclosure-this site is an Amazon Affiliate. We receive a small […]

Emergency Preparedness

Happy Thanksgiving!

2

Although the theme of this site is being prepared for emergencies and threats, it’s never been about doom and gloom. We try to be aware of what’s developing around us – whether they involve natural disasters, financial matters or health issues –  so we can act accordingly. Each year brings it’s own challenges. This year is no exception – natural disasters, violence, poverty, divisiveness…  But through it all, we still have a lot to be grateful for – a roof […]

Emergency Preparedness

Money Mondays: The Health Insurance Tax will Increase Your Health Care Cost in 2020

0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com The affordability of health care is a huge issue for consumers, with many Americans stating they have delayed or avoided needed care due to cost. Well, this coming year, the costs may increase even more, when the suspension of the Health Insurance Tax expires in 2020. What is the Health Insurance Tax? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as ObamaCare, imposed a tax on health insurance, and it is known as the […]

Emergency Preparedness

The Most Dangerous Type of Plague Has Reappeared

4

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A third case of the plague has been reported in China. I thought I’d share the story with you, not to cause a panic but to spread awareness. Being prepared means paying attention to what’s going on, and how it can potentially affect us. What happened? According to NPR, the first two cases was a married couple from Inner Mongolia went to a municipal hospital to be treated for plague. One patient is […]

Emergency Preparedness

Bugging In: How to Barricade Your Apartment

2

The need to protect your home during a disaster or mass civil unrest could become very real in a hurry. The goal of fortification is to deter conflict and prying eyes and prevent forced entry. We’re going to teach you how to barricade your apartment the right way. […]

Emergency Preparedness

Money Mondays: Want to Travel on a Budget? 8 Tips to Help You Do That

0

Written by Guest Writer Are you someone living in a rented apartment in a big city? Then you know how it is to pay for all the necessities and be left with almost nothing at the end of the month. It may seem that life is all about living paycheck to paycheck. Talk about a vacation and it seems to be a distant thing in the future, I understand your pain and that is why I have curated a few […]

Emergency Survival Gear

Become an Apartment Prepper Patron!

Become an Apartment Prepper Patron!

Buy me a cup of coffee! :)

USA Berkey Filters

USA Berkey Filters

Earn More Writing

Looking for Web Hosting? Try EMWD

Looking for Web Hosting?  Try EMWD

Join our newsletter!

© Apartment Prepper 2019

Please click here to vote for me at Top Prepper Websites!

Top 50 Survival Blogs

Vote for me at Survival Top 50

“Top