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The Gross Overreach of Executive Orders
With just a signature on an executive order, the President of the United States can gain unprecedented power. An executive order is a document signed by the president that manages the operations of the Federal Government. Additionally, presidents have been granted emergency powers that allow an acting President to take...
Bank Bail-Ins: You Will Have Nothing and Be Happy
Imagine waking up one morning and discovering your bank account at almost zero, and it wasn’t taken out or spent by you. That’s what happened in Cyprus in 2013 when the European Union decided to take money from the accounts of Cyprus citizens in order to bail out the country....
A Catastrophic Cyber Attack is Coming: How to Prepare
A focus of the World Economic Forum’s 2023 Annual Meeting in Davos was on cyber security. During the Annual Meeting, the WEF shared a report that claims, “91% of respondents said they believe a far-reaching and catastrophic cyber event is at least somewhat likely in the next two years.” Now,...
Central Bank Digital Currency Tyranny Is Coming: How to Prepare
We’ve all heard stories about people who survived the Great Depression hiding cash under their mattresses or burying it in their yards because they lost trust in banks. Imagine taking it a step further and taking money from the flawed banking system and putting it into the untrustworthy hands of...
Digital Currency Is on the Way: Why This is a BIG Problem
For many Americans, the idea of using an Apple watch or PayPal for purchases is convenient. So much so, that Gallup found 6 in 10 Americans “make only a few or no purchases with cash today, nearly double the 32% saying they did so five years ago.” In addition, Gallup...
10 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Life and Save Thousands
As if the soaring inflation rates weren’t enough, now it looks like we’re headed into a recession. At publication time, the current annual inflation rate is 9.1% in June 2022. According to Trading Economics, this is “the highest since November of 1981, from 8.6% in May and above market...
10 Survival Lessons from the Great Depression
As we saw during the Great Recession, the economic chaos of the early pandemic period, and the subsequent inflation pain we are still suffering, our society will never be immune to negative economic outcomes. Whether it be a stock market crash or a foreign attack on our banking systems, there are a...
How to Afford the Large Emergency Food Supply You Need
The Red Cross and FEMA recommend having enough emergency food and water for 72 hours. The only problem: 3 days isn’t enough… not even close. For evidence of that fact, consider that events like Hurricane Katrina, the Derecho Blackout of 2012, and the Texas Winter Storm all resulted in blackouts...
The Burden of Personal Cybersecurity Is on You
Personal Cyber Takedowns: What to Do When State-Sponsored Cyberattacks Target YOU There is a lot of talk in the news about cyberattacks and cybercrimes – even more now with the Ukraine/Russia conflict. Over the past year, we've seen many examples of major corporations being taken down by cybercriminals. This...
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....
20 Things to Do Today to Prepare for the Greater Depression
If you are worried about America facing serious economic problems, you’re not alone. A survey by Finance Buzz found, “Recession fears are growing: 72% of Americans are worried about a recession happening within the next year.” Moreover, unlike the 2008 recession, more Americans are concerned we are approaching another Great...
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! Or plastic credit cards. Or Bitcoin! Why do some preppers disdain gold? There are several reasons, actually…First of all, people get very emotional over gold and its potential role...
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