Survival Scout Tips — financial

How to Stock Up Survival Supplies Without Breaking the Bank

Survival gear and supplies are expensive. If you aren’t careful, you will go over budget purchasing emergency tools. Here’s how to avoid overspending.

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Food Prices Are about to Skyrocket. Here’s Why.

Americans are facing a perfect storm of supply chain disruptions and vulnerabilities, bad weather, trucker shortages, and more. As a result, food costs are on the rise. Here's why and how to prepare.

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Economic Survival Lessons from the Great Depression

With concerns of a possible economic collapse, history can teach us how to make ends meet. Looking closely at how Americans survived the Great Depression provides a model to follow should things take a turn for the worst.

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Tips to Ensure Financial Security During A Disaster

Whether a natural, man-made, or economic disaster, you don’t want to be caught unprepared financially. Here are four financial security tips every American should keep in mind.

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Cybersecurity Threats You Should Be Aware Of

From identity theft to larger breaches of national security, cyberattacks are a real threat. Learn more about recent attacks and how to prepare yourself and your family.

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Money Prepping: How to Protect Yourself from Fiat Currency Disasters

The reality is that we can't rely on the government or our banking systems to take care of us in the event that a crisis hits.
 
If money suddenly becomes worthless, we need to have other commodities in place to ensure our families remain safe and taken care of.
 
Here are 3 simple things you can do to help protect yourself from a fiat currency disaster. 

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Personal Hardship Preparedness

Whenever we ask people “what” they’re preparing for, the responses tend to be the scarier things. Natural disasters like hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes. Acts of war or terror. Complete economic collapse.

Preparing for these things certainly makes them scarier. Our preparedness advisors are well-versed in helping you do just that.

But, do you know what’s the most-common reason that people use their emergency survival food and supplies?  It’s personal hardship.

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More Volatility Means Increased Urgency to Prepare

2017 was a record year for natural disasters. The US experienced 15 billion-dollar in disasters as of October and must better prepare for more emergencies in the future.

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Tangible Wealth: The Only Way to Prepare in a Volatile Economy

TANGIBLE WEALTH:THE ONLY WAY TO PREPARE IN A VOLATILE ECONOMY The recent Equifax data breach was unprecedented in many ways. It was massive. As many as 143 million Social Security numbers were compromised. Birthdays, credit and debit card numbers were also stolen. Also, it’s suspicious to me how long it was kept from the public. Most experts recommend that the best way to protect yourself after this breach is to freeze your credit, if you already haven’t done so. Perhaps those on Wall Street and at the Fed felt that all Americans freezing their credit at once could put the...

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When Mother Nature Makes All a Fool

Today is a day when many play lighthearted pranks on one another. I'm not much into making a fool of people, even on April Fool's Day.  However, there is one prankster out there who doesn't wait for one day of the year, and who always takes the prank too far. I'm talking about that "prankstress" - Mother Nature. And, when she gets up her tricks, it can often be with unexpected and devastating effects. Let's explore her dangerous mischief and how to avoid being made a fool of by Mother Nature. DON'T FOOL AROUNDMOTHER NATURE DOESN'T   Every emergency or...

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