Category: Barter

Bartering is probably the only way to get survival items when SHTF.  Learn how and what to barter.

Top 10 Barter Items Every Prepper Should Have

Top 10 Barter Items Every Prepper Should Have — Along with those items that you store for your own personal use there should always be a little bit stowed away for the purposes of bartering. You know the average American doesn't have much cash stored in their home.

Along with those items that you store for your own personal use there should always be a little bit stowed away for the purposes of bartering.  The barter is an exchange of goods for good rather than goods for money.  …

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The Best Survival Foods: Non-Perishables That Can Outlive You

The Best Survival Foods Non-Perishables That Can Outlive You - Sick of stockpiling food that expires on you? Wish there were foods that could last a decade or two, or even go so far as to outlive you?

Sick of stockpiling food that expires on you? Wish there were foods that could last a decade or two, or even go so far as to outlive you?   Well I’m happy to say, these kinds of foods do exist. …

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Rule the Barter with 5 Stockpiled Items

This is going to be a very raw look at the items you want to have on hand to barter.

This is going to be a very raw look at the items you want to have on hand to barter. Its not an article about being a helpful person in regards to the barter. This article is about having things …

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Barter Items You Should Have For SHTF

Old is gold! So, is the old exchange system called barter a golden opportunity even in today’s era? Perhaps, yes when a disastrous calamity attempts to ruin everything around!

Old is gold! So, is the old exchange system called barter a golden opportunity even in today’s era? Perhaps, yes when a disastrous calamity attempts to ruin everything around! Besides the Zombie apocalypses you see in movies, there is a …

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25 Items That Will Be Worth Their Weight In Gold After The SHTF

25 Items That Will Be Worth Their Weight In Gold After The SHTF - If you're stockpiling for a doomsday scenario, don't forget to stock up on all these little things. Not only will you need them for yourself, you can use them for bartering if money becomes worthless or too hard to come by.

There’s an old joke that when the SHTF, toilet paper will be worth its weight in gold. That might sound like a silly exaggeration, but it’s not far from the truth. Toilet paper is so cheap and plentiful that people …

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Bartering 101 For When It Hits The Fan

Bartering 101 For When It Hits The Fan - This is not the case in a disaster scenario.  The types of goods and services desired in an emergency tend to be inelastic, meaning; the demand remains the same even when the “price” (in this case, the number or quality of goods for which a good can be exchanged) increases.  This is the reason some states have laws against price gouging during weather emergencies; people will fill up their tanks even when the price of gas has jumped several dollars per gallon.  

Fiat Money For most of us, money acts as our primary or sole medium of exchange.  While the value of the American dollar is not fixed, in the short term, its purchasing power is stable, with real value loss (or gain) …

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How To Make Your Own Vanilla Extract From Scratch

How To Make Your Own Vanilla Extract From Scratch Great For Homesteading and SHTF — Yummy vanilla... It’s easy to imagine that a lot of the kitchen items we now take for granted will be scarce if SHTF and since I like to bake, it’s important to me to know how to make some of my own staple ingredients so that I’m not left in a lurch.

Making your own vanilla extract from scratch is so easy. This is Perfect to keep stockpiled for when SHTF. Yummy vanilla… It’s easy to imagine that a lot of the kitchen items we now take for granted will be scarce …

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How To Make An Awesome Shirt From A Wool Blanket

How To Make An Awesome Shirt From A Wool Blanket Have you ever heard anyone say invest in wool? Well I would, It's getting more and more expensive and it has so much potential when SHTF.

How To Make An Awesome Shirt From A Wool Blanket Have you ever heard anyone say invest in wool? Well I would, It’s getting more and more expensive and it has so much potential when SHTF. Wool is just fantastic… …

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How To Make Whiskey Step by Step

How To Make Whiskey — Who doesn’t like a shot of whiskey on a cold night? I love it. My granddad has been taking a shot of whiskey every night before bed for over 50 years and he swears it keep him healthy.

How To Make Whiskey Step by Step Who doesn’t like a shot of whiskey on a cold night? I love it. My granddad has been taking a shot of whiskey every night before bed for over 50 years and he …

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Easy DIY Forge Out Of An Old Sink

Easy DIY Forge Out Of An Old Sink — Easy DIY project we all could at least try and get some sort of blacksmithing skills before SHTF. I love the simplicity of this forge set up.I think having a little knowledge of this old skill could come in very handy if SHTF.

Easy DIY Forge Out Of An Old Sink Easy DIY project we all could at least try and get some sort of blacksmithing skills before SHTF. I love the simplicity of this forge set up.I think having a little knowledge …

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