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Looking at our economy is like looking at two separate but connected realities. That is one of the reasons it so hard to understand.
Through one lens we have an economy that is producing jobs and getting things done. Its making multi-billionaires and making the world exponentially more convenient.
Through the other lens, you get the truth. Behind the curtain, you realize that all this prosperity is straddled between loans to foreign nations and fabricated wealth that is pumped into the system. We are sitting in our stock market and everything else in a house of cards.
There will come a day of reckoning where the convenient reality dissolves and we are left to answer to the harsh reality that exists. Let’s look at 5 lessons to deal with that reality.
Money Isn’t Food
Even if you find a way to rule the cash game in a financial collapse there could come a time when food is the thing of value. If you cannot eat dollars they may not be of value. Remember, food won’t be shipping into your area in a serious financial collapse.
That said, having cash on hand will be better than not. In the early stages, it may be the only currency you have access to.
The Power of Community
The people around you will be the ones that help you. Keep that in mind. We are not here to alienate one another and to do that as a prepper will only hurt your efforts.
A Little Metal
While you shouldn’t build your whole plan on gold and silver, a little can go a long way. SO stack some precious metals now.
What can you do with your skills? Do you have any hard skills or trades? It is very important to have some physical asset that you can use to make money or food for your family, in the worst case.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.