On Your Own
For many American adults, the concept of retirement is scary. Fortunately, there are some steps that you can take — right now — to help weather the storm and live as comfortably as possible during your retirement years. It’s a very basic, three-step plan.
During an emergency situation, you might not have the benefit of being able to acquire your regular prescription medications. When that happens, you’ll be thankful for whatever alternatives you might have sequestered away in your emergency storage.
Using old tires and culverts is a great way to recycle. It is a way to have a raised-bed garden in a small space. Tires can be put wherever there is an empty space in your yard or flower bed.
“The Alpha Strategy: The Ultimate Plan of Financial Self-Defense,” a book that was written in 1980 by John Pugsley, outlines how the economy really works and provides an investing strategy that could be a very viable solution for the prepper as well as those who are hesitant to invest in traditional paper investments. While some may consider a book written in 1980 to be irrelevant to today’s situation, I would beg to differ. What the country was going through in 1980 is not unlike the situation that the United States has seen over the last five or six years.
My children look to my husband and to me for answers, for direction, for love and for protection. I don’t want to let them down. I’m a proud and responsible gun owner; and, just like my mother before me, I’ll err on the side of “crazy mom,” any day.
One of the best ways to cut utility bills is by getting off the vulnerable electrical grid as much as possible. Regardless of whether you are able to do that, there are many additional steps you can take in order to reduce your power costs.
Gardening season is upon us. Gardening is one of the more popular leisure activities in the United States. Gardening is great for mental health because planting and digging in the dirt relieves stress, and we feel better when we do something meaningful that makes us happy.
Over the past few months, I have been making preparations for a major life event that has posed several unique challenges to me as a prepper. At the end of the month, I will be moving.
Well, the topic of open carry has come up again here in Wisconsin as a couple of well-meaning men wandered through the Village of Germantown (just northwest of Milwaukee) carrying sidearms and rifles in full view. It happened in mid-March and was a flash in the pan as far as social media goes.
How serious a threat does flooding pose? Flash floods can bring walls of water from 10 to 20 feet high, a car can be carried away by just two feet of flood water and just a few inches of water from a flood can cause thousands of dollars in damages.