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10 Last Minute Things to Do Before TEOTWAWKI

Last Minute TEOTWAWKI (1)If you are watching the news and following events you know that the country could be in major crisis with very little notice. The average citizen in Venezuela had little time to prepare for the collapse of their economy, and the author of this book lived through Argentina’s multiple collapses and can give you tips for preparing and surviving.

An economic collapse, an EMP, war — these worst case scenarios are part of the reason we all prep, so that we can handle the unexpected. But suppose you have a few hours notice? What are the 10 last minute things that are most important?…

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10 Steps to Improve Your Personal Economy

economyThese last few days I have been giving some thoughts to the economy.  First, let’s get something straight, I am no economist and have no real expertise in this area other than my personal experiences.  Being a bit on the older side, I have seen the economy go through many different stages, from good to bad.  But what I am watching today is quite strange.

Now I am judging the economy by the way it affects our family and friends.  Because we as a family are fairly conservative in our spending, our family is not doing badly and everybody is working or retired. …

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The World Economy and Whats Going to Happen

economyI don’t claim to know a lot about economics and I am not into predicting what is going to happen, but occasionally things occur that I get concerned about.  This last week I have been watching what is occurring with the stock market.  Just yesterday, it dropped over 400 points, and there is no telling where it will end up tomorrow.

I see the disruption that is occurring in the Chinese economy and other strange things happening.  Like Warren Buffet who has always been against big coal is suddenly buying it up like crazy.  What does he know we don’t?

The precious metal market is a total mystery as to who is manipulating it.…

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Economic Warning Signs and What You can Do About Them

 

Economic Warning

Impromptu flea market by the side of the road

The last few weeks I have noticed something not to far from where I live that I have never seen before.  There is an impromptu flea market setting up by the side of the road.  Many of these are people who have been forced into unemployment by the current economy.  This started out with just one or two venders and has slowly been growing.  Now I consider this an economic warning.  This is not just a Saturday event; there are venders there almost everyday.

I have friends who work at the local food bank and they tell me that business is up and they are having more families come in for assistance. …

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