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There is a lot of research that goes into being a prepper. In fact, most of us wind up in this crazy storm from stumbling upon some book or article that changes the way we look at the world. From there its off to the races.
Once in the world of prepping there are things worth paying attention to. Every second we get to stay ahead of the game equals time that we can get ahead of a disaster. The question we are posing here is:
What should we be paying attention to?
Well, there are some industries that most preppers keep their eyes on. Preppers click links and watch videos about these things more than most. So let’s take a look at three of them,
The proposed currency of collapse, silver has a foothold on the prepping world. This is because we are dealing with something that both holds true value and is priced in a way that makes it usable. The reality of gold is that 1 ounce costs about $1,000 depending on the day. Where silver is more like $15.
Silver price fluctuates and preppers pay close attention so they can buy now and get the best deal.
For both the laws that are affecting them and the availability, the guns and ammo industries are always getting eyes from preppers. Whether it be new guns or prices on old guns or even how new laws are affecting guns, it’s very important to preppers to keep a finger on the pulse of this industry.
This is another industry where things are constantly being eyeballed. When it comes to food it’s about the quality, quantity, and price. Preppers want to know about things like crop yields, pesticides, and the prices of food. All of these can be a sign that things are going wrong.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.