Survival Scout Tips

Is Your Emergency Food Plan Setting You up for Failure?

Shockingly, many lesser brands of emergency food do NOT provide enough calories – which can get you into real trouble when you need to be at your physical best.

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Preparing for Hyperinflation: What You Need to Know

Imagine if cash suddenly became worthless. What if it was wiser to burn your currency for a fire than to use it to buy firewood? It’s happened before: 58 times to be exact (according to history and finance experts). During times of war, economic turmoil, and depression, hyperinflation can occur. When it does, chaos becomes the norm. There are surges in pricing minute by minute. In the book Paper Money, the author Adam Smith writes about hyperinflation in post WWI Germany, “Menus in cafes could not be revised quickly enough. A student at Freiburg University [in Germany] ordered a cup...

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20 Things to Do Today to Prepare for the Greater Depression

Government spending of trillions of extra dollars is out of control. Experts believe we are heading toward a Greater Depression. Since hindsight is 20/20, let’s look back and learn from the mistakes people made prior to the Great Depression.

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12 Survival Uses for Bentonite Clay

Bentonite clay has been used medicinally since the beginning of recorded time. Here are 12 uses for bentonite clay in survival situations.

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The Father of Wilderness Medicine Discusses the Prepper’s Medical Handbook

The author of the new book The Prepper’s Medical Handbook shares his expertise and tips to help survivalists know what to stock and what to do for medical emergencies.

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Potential Causes for Economic Collapse and How to Prepare

9 in 10 Americans fear an economic collapse. We’re examining the different causes of economic collapse, as well as looking at ways to prepare.

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28 Reasons Survivalists Need WD-40

Beyond simply loosening up squeaking hinges, WD-40 has a multitude of everyday and emergency uses. Read on for 28 ways to use this multipurpose tool.

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Urban Prepping: 5 Survival Tips for City Dwellers

83% of Americans live in urban settings, which puts a large number of people at a disadvantage in disasters. Learn why urban prepping matters. 

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Why Gold Still Has a Strong Role In Your Emergency Preparedness Plan

There’s an old saying among my long-term prepper friends…"You can't eat gold." True, I tell them… but you can’t eat paper money, either! 

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What We Can Learn from the Make Do and Mend Campaign

The Make Do and Mend campaign of WWII was designed to help with rationing, but the idea behind it is still useful today, especially in disasters.

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