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SHTFplan: The Value of Skills in Venezuela’s Barter Economy (and For Those Who Bug Out)

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This article was originally published by J.G. Martinez D. at The Organic Prepper You can’t overestimate the value of skills in a barter economy like the one in Venezuela. Those with skills survive, and those without are suffering terribly. Plenty has been written about the economy since writing itself was […]

Selco: The Reality of Barter and Trade in a SHTF Economy

This article was originally published by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper Barter is a hot topic in prepper circles, so I thought we should ask someone who has a lot of real-world experience with trade in a dangerous situation. If you don’t know Selco, he survived a year in Bosnia when his city was blockaded. Supplies were […]

10 Must Have Skills For a Collapsed Economy: “Increase Your Ability To Survive”

This article was written by Anna Hunt and originally published at Offgrid Outpost.com. Editor’s Comment: Sometimes it is astounding to think how vulnerable and prone to collapse society has become. In many ways, there is every chance that civilization could have become vibrant and largely self-sustaining. But that isn’t the direction that the larger system […]

SHTFplan: In A Crisis, Your Paper Dollars Are Worthless: “Real Goods Are The Real Money”

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This article was written by Tom Chatham and originally published at his Project Chesapeake blog. Editor’s Comment: When people hold paper money, they are holding a promise, or the illusion, of value. Tom makes the case clear here that, when you really need it, that paper money […]

Gold & Silver Barter: All You Need to Know

schiffgold.com / BY SAMUEL BRYAN / SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 Physical silver and gold isn’t just for preserving your savings. It’s also the world’s oldest form of money. You can bypass the Federal Reserve’s worthless paper dollars by spending precious metals with friends, neighbors, and businesses which accept sound money. We’ve created a brand new Barter Metals page with […]

WealthCycles: Understanding Money

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver was my first book to be published, but it was not the first book that I wrote.  My first book, Understanding Money, was never completed.  That project proved to be far too ambitious.  […]

WealthCycles: Runaway EU Protectionism Targets U.S. Cheese

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Would cheeses under other names taste the same? Cheese names such as feta and parmesan are considered generic in the United States. The European Union, however, strictly regulates use of these names as protected appellations of origin. This hinders the […]

WealthCycles: Rare Cars, Like Numismatic Coins, To Make Better Hobbies Than Investments

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Mike Maloney has long warned potential investors of the risks involved with numismatics, or collectible coins. In his book, Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver, he wrote: You should do your own research and decide for yourself. The more […]

UNPRECEDENTED Shortages Of Ammo, Physical Gold And Physical Silver

via the economic collapse blog Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. All over the United States we are witnessing unprecedented shortages of ammunition, physical gold and physical silver.  Recent events have helped fuel a “buying frenzy” that threatens to spiral out of control.  Gun shops all […]

WealthCycles: What is Money? Free Markets Explain History

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. What is money, and why does it matter what we use as money? First of all, if we simply use paper rectangles as money, they can be printed. The government or, in the case of most modern nations, a bank […]