April 19, 2019

What to Do If You’re Worried about Ebola

We’ve been watching the news about the spread of the Ebola virus in Africa for months now. As I write this, a lot of people are concerned that the virus is making it’s way to the U.S. as two of the victims, American health workers who have contracted the disease are being brought to a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) in a recent speech, stated, “…this outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it. If the situation continues to deteriorate, the consequences can be catastrophic in terms of lost lives but also severe socioeconomic disruption and a high risk of spread to other countries.” […]

Money Mondays: How to Start Freelance Writing to Make Extra Cash

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com When you start preparing for emergencies you realize you need to have a cash cushion just in case.  You may also want to have extra money to buy supplies.  Over the years I’ve advised all my readers to have multiple ways to earn additional income.   Today we’ll talk about freelance writing.   I should let you know this post contains affiliate links, which means I earn a small percentage if you purchase anything recommended, […]

5 Reasons Why Fitness is a Necessary Part of Prepping

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com When people get into discussions about being prepared for disaster, the topic of fitness rarely enters the picture.  But if you think about it, if there were a major disaster or a collapse of some kind, it would be very hard to get things done if one were not in shape. Let’s take a look at how being in shape can help with survival. You might have to walk a lot After Hurricane […]

Have a Blessed New Year!

Happy New Year! I hope to encourage everyone to keep up your preparedness efforts and continue learning new skills.  If you are new, congratulations on getting started.  No matter where you are in this journey,  I welcome you to Apartment Prepper. Preparedness to me is living a life of being ready for whatever life throws at us.  No one sets out expecting bad things such as natural or man made disasters, financial upheavals, health threats, or civil unrest. But they […]

Money Mondays: How to Cope with Higher Food Prices

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Food prices are expected to rise this coming year.  Major food corporations have already announced they are raising prices, according Fox Business.  The USDA has also predicted a larger hike in food prices for 2019. Not everyone can readily increase their food budget.  It likely won’t happen all at once.  But if you start preparing now, your budget won’t suffer so much. Tips to help you cope with higher food prices Buy in […]

Merry Christmas from Apartment Prepper

  I wish you all a Merry Christmas!  Thanks for visiting and sharing with me.   And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.”  Luke 2:10    

Cold and Flu Season is Here – Are You Prepared?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Winter has officially started and so has the cold and flu season.  It usually peaks around January and February.   Are you ready? Prevention Ideally, we can all avoid catching the cold or flu.  A few precautions may help: Wash your hands frequently. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth or face. Avoid inhaling airborne germs with an N-95 mask or a BioScarf Get adequate rest and exercise Eat a nutritious diet Disinfect surfaces often […]

Worried about Safety While Attending Crowded Events – Part 2

Last week in Worried about Safety While Attending Crowded Events – Part 1, we discussed staying safe at church services, concerts, amusement parks with James DeMeo, subject matter expert about event security and author of new book called “What’s Your Plan? A Step by Step Guide to Keep your Family Safe During Emergency Situations,” Today we continue our discussion and cover other safety concerns that a lot of people are thinking about. Staying safe in a knife attack Many areas […]

Money Mondays: How to Avoid getting Fooled by Phishing Scams

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I got a notification that there is a phishing scam that looks so convincing even the techie folks at my job were taken in.  In this particular case, the email was created to look like it came from technical support, and it was letting everyone know “your computer is infected with a virus.”  The email then instructs the recipient to click on a link to get the fix. How does phishing work? Phishing […]

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