barter and trade collapse

The 30 Most Valuable Items To Store and Trade in a Collapsed Economy

During the great depression when the dollar collapsed, basic items became currency. Any trip to the market would be better accompanied with items such as tobacco, or alcohol to be used as barter and trade items, rather than a pocket full of dollars purely because of the fact that they were … read more

How To Find The Perfect Bug Out Bag For You

There is no doubt a bug out bag is a crucial part of being prepared. I have been getting a lot of questions lately around the topic of bug out bags and for good reason, they are a must-have step of preparedness for every household. And we have seen how … read more

Survival Gear: The 10 Essential Items You Need To Stay Alive Outdoors

Anyone who enjoys the outdoors knows that there are some must-haves when it comes to basic survival gear for those difficult situations, outdoors necessities or when you are hiking through the wilderness and things take a turn for the worst. Survival expert David Canterbury, Dual Survival former host and author of A … read more

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Prepping 101: How To Prepare For A Disaster Or Emergency

There are a lot of things that are important to us in this world, but nothing is more important than ensuring you and your family are prepared for a disaster or emergency. A saying I have thrived on ever since I started prepping is ‘prior preparation prevents poor performance‘. And … read more

Bug Out: 4 Reasons Why You Need A ‘Get Out Of Dodge’ Plan

When it comes to disasters, if you are living in an affected area you are going to need to get out of that area as quickly as possible before every road is blocked with traffic and panic and desperation sets in, especially if you are living in an urban area. … read more

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Prepper Demographics: How Many Preppers are There in the USA?

A recent story in the New Yorker profiled Silicon Valley billionaires, who are investing large sums of money on preparedness supplies and offshore properties where they can hunker down in case of a disaster.  The article quotes the CEO of Reddit, who claims that over 50% of Silicon Valley billionaires have “apocalypse … read more

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Box Breathing: A Tactical Breathing Technique To Stop Stress

When the sh-t hits the fan, you need to stay in control But how can you control adrenaline? You might ask. Easy. It’s called tactical breathing. And you are going to learn it right now. Special forces, law enforcement, and UFC fighters use tactical breathing to keep a calm head in … read more