Being Prepared: Time to Bug Out?

Being Prepared: Time to Bug Out?

September is National Preparedness Month, and this is part of our “Being Prepared” series. The idea of being prepared immediately turns people away. You get labeled as one of thosewacko preppers who eats grass and lives in the trees. Okay, it might not be that bad, but you will get funny looks. And that’s okay,…

Being Prepared: A Good Line Of Communication

Being Prepared: A Good Line Of Communication

September is National Preparedness Month, and this is part of our “Being Prepared” series. There are so many things to take into account when you are trying to be prepared. Everything from a bug out bag, food and water storage, to what to do when disaster strikes. It takes preparation. But what good is any…

Being Prepared: Planning for Disaster

Being Prepared: Planning for Disaster

September is National Preparedness Month, and this is part of our “Being Prepared” series. Disaster can strike anytime and anywhere. So why would you not want to be prepared? Because, when disaster does strike, you’ll probably find yourself alone looking for help. You don’t want to be that guy, so get yourself in gear and…

Being Prepared: Building Your Financial Reserves

Being Prepared: Building Your Financial Reserves

September is National Preparedness Month, and this is part of our “Being Prepared” series. In today’s world, it is pretty hard to stash away some money. Even harder is being prepared for anything that may come your way. It could be a medical issue, unemployment, or a number of other reasons. Either way, building your…

Being Prepared: Food and Water Storage

Being Prepared: Food and Water Storage

If you already have the bug out bag, then you are ready to get started on getting the family prepared. So why not get started on your food and water storage? Don’t stop reading! The benefits far outweigh the cost and energy if these resources are needing to be tapped. Just think about some of…

Being Prepared: It Starts With You!

Being Prepared: It Starts With You!

Don’t stop reading this because I tell you September is National Preparedness Month. The fact is, many don’t like to talk about being prepared because if you do, people will automatically label you a ‘prepper.’ Or they will just laugh at you and dismiss you as a wacko. That’s okay, but when/if the SHTF you’ll…

The 7-Step Plan The Islamic State Is Following Should Alarm You

The 7-Step Plan The Islamic State Is Following Should Alarm You

According to Obama and his administration, they don’t have a strategy to combat the forward momentum of the Islamic State. As alarming as that is, it is equally alarming that the Islamic State has one and they seem to be right on schedule. Back in 2005, SPIEGEL online posted on a 7-step plan toward an…