• The Last Real Money: How to Collect Nickels in Bulk and Store them

    The Last Real Money: How to Collect Nickels in Bulk and Store them

    Nickels are the last form of “real” money that is still being distributed by the US government. So that means the metal in a nickel equals the fiat value given by the state. This is no longer the case for all other currency including dimes, quarters, half dollars and obviously so for digit ...
  • Surviving An Economic Collapse

    Surviving An Economic Collapse

    Will society as we know it suddenly collapse? Maybe, but a more probable outcome is a delayed, slow breakdown of our modern society. High unemployment will cause families to burn through retirement funds and savings. Families will lose their homes to the banks they have borrowed from, and the ...
  • DIY: Render Beeswax from Honeycomb

    DIY: Render Beeswax from Honeycomb

    Beeswax is a fantastic natural material with all sorts of uses. But since pesticides can accumulate in the substance, it is essential that any beeswax you purchase be organic. If you want to save money or if you’re having a hard time finding certified organic beeswax, why not make it yourself? ...
  • 10 Tips to Prevent the Flu and Common Cold in a Crisis

    We’re in flu season, but many experts predict the peak of this year’s flu won’t occur until the end of January and beginning of February. Stay healthy throughout the season by preventing the common cold and flu virus with these helpful tips: The most obvious tip is to wash your hands often ...
  • End of the Year Prepping Tips

    End of the Year Prepping Tips

    The end of the year is a great time to evaluate your current preparedness and make plans for the following year. As 2015 draws to a close, consider the following activities as easy ways to track and continue your progress: Evaluate your food and water storage. How long could you and your family ...
  • Easy Home Improvements to Prepare for Disaster

    Easy Home Improvements to Prepare for Disaster

    Prepping isn’t just about stockpiling food. Smart prepper families do not underestimate the value of home improvements. Not only will home improvements increase the value of your home (should you decide to sell), they also save on costly repairs and increase your chances of safety during and ...
  • Using Vests as Protection From Weapons

    Using Vests as Protection From Weapons

    Thanks to recent design changes that have decreased the size and weight, vests are becoming the increasingly popular choice in body armor for survivalists. Prior to these changes, body armor vests were too bulky or uncomfortable to consider wearing for long period of times, however now vests ...
  • Staying Safe in a Crowd

    Staying Safe in a Crowd

    In wake of the attack on Paris and ISIS threats claiming the US will be the next Target, the State Department has issued a “worldwide travel alert” for the next three months. And while the FBI has promised protection, the holiday season presents many opportunities for those looking to ...
  • The Secret Life of Preppers

    The Secret Life of Preppers

    If you have ever seen an episode of Doomsday Preppers, you’ll hear a lot of talking about planning for the future. There is, however, one problem these people are forgetting about: everyone in America knows where they live. If a crisis struck, these television stars would be bombarded with ...
  • What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates

    What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates

    Much of what you know about expiration dates is false. While that little date found somewhere on your food packages seems quite authoritative, almost governmental in the minds of most, it is merely a suggestion made by the company that sells the product. If you were a milk vender who had a ...