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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Underground methods of making money from home; Prepper Stocking Stuffers

 

 

Poor Man Survival

Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…

www.poormansurvivor.net

ISSN 2161-5543

A Digest of Urban Survival Resources

 


13 Underground Strategies to Make Money From the Comfort Of Your Home

While money cannot buy happiness — any reasonable person knows that money is a desired resource in this world. Money allows for the exchange in value and work.

Work has deeply rooted connections with being human.

Look around — no matter where you are. Somewhere within your 360 degree view of the world, there is something that has been created by a human. That creation was a product of putting in hard work.

In today’s marketplace, we humans are blessed with the ability to make money from the comfort and safety of our homes. With just a computer and access to the internet, you have the ability to scale your ability to create and make money hand-over-fist.

 

https://medium.com/swlh/13-underground-strategies-to-make-money-from-the-comfort-of-your-home-5b7cbe67482f

 

Consider These 8 Steps to Bulk Up Your Monthly Income

To many people, increasing monthly income means getting a second job. Instead, consider these ways to increase your incoming cash flow without working more hours.

 

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Helping the Less Fortunate at Christmas

You don’t need a lot of money to help others at the holidays. Our frugal readers share how they help the less fortunate at Christmas while keeping their own budget in check.



100 Stocking Stuffers for Survivalists-Preppers*

Christmas is almost here! If you're a prepper, survivalist, or homesteader (or whatever you call yourself), here are some things you might want to add to your wishlist. And if you know anyone who is into preparedness or self-sufficiency, get them something they'll love.

Most of the items on this list should fit inside a standard Christmas stocking (in some cases, a large stocking). Whenever I could, I included links to the product page on Amazon.com.

For your convenience, I organized the items by cost. Most of them are less than $25, but for the big spenders, there are a few items that are over $50. I hope this list of stocking stuffers for survivalists gives you some great gift ideas...

100 Stocking Stuffers for Survivalists


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Guide to Rechargeable Batteries for Preppers

A solid energy source is (literally) power when it comes to the prepper lifestyle. While many of us rely on our own brute strength to get things done, even the human body has its limits.

When the SHTF, you’ll need some sort of power to keep things running. While many preppers rely on old-school ways to heat themselves by way of a fire, a fire won’t power an emergency radio.

Keeping a steady source of combustible fuel on the farm is important, but you’ll also want to have a supply of rechargeable batteries. For those of us who know what a rechargeable battery is but may not know much beyond that, check out this guide to rechargeable batteries for preppers...

Guide to Rechargeable Batteries for Preppers

 


Why do you need an emergency radio?


·         . Just 60 seconds of hand cranking provides more than 45 minutes of radio

Radios: Having a couple small, portable radios on hand is going to be a must. If there’s a disaster, you’ll need to listen to the radio to get news about what is happening around you….grab a TacRight Emergency Radio:

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13 Household Items That Go Bad - or Become Dangerous

Some common items do go bad — or worse — even if you thought they would last forever

 

 


What is a go bag?...

 

Be Prepared for
Emergency Situations

When Disaster Strikes - Everyone Should Have An Emergency Survival Kit Ready To Go!

If there’s one universal lesson we’ve learned from 2021 so far, it’s that we should all be better prepared for emergencies, no matter who we are.

 

 Bug Out Kits-Choose Your Level

  • 72-hour 4Patriot emergency food pack [25 year shelf life
  • 4Patriot Greens sample pack [Power supplement]
  • 3 Luna Nutrition bars [assorted]+Sunmaid raisin pouch
  • Cleaning Wipe Pack
  • Steel River Emergency Tent
  • Mini  First Aid kit
  • TRS 5N1 EDC folding tool
  • 3-package meal sampler
  • Paracord bracelet w/ compass
  • Reusable Face Mask
  • Personal Water Filter Straw
  • 11-Piece Emergency Survival Kit 

We offer several sized kits at:

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URBAN SURVIVAL HANDBOOK

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Free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom!

 

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

200 Items You Can Barter After The Collapse

 

 

Poor Man Survival

Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…

www.poormansurvivor.net

ISSN 2161-5543

A Digest of Urban Survival Resources

 

after the crash

200 Items You Can Barter After The Collapse

...Consumer debt is at an all-time high due to inflation and our proclivity to accumulate debt for Christmas.  Barter may prove helpful after the crash that is predicted to hit next year...

Imagine a scenario where cash has become worthless. It could be hyperinflation, where it takes a wheelbarrow of cash to buy a loaf of bread. Or it could a devastating act of terrorism such as a bioweapon or an EMP that sets the country back 100 years. Whatever the cause, there could come a day when our money becomes useless.

And it won't necessarily be a nationwide disaster that causes this to happen. In a local disaster such as a powerful hurricane or earthquake, the power will be out which means the banks will be closed. And if they don't reopen, there won't be enough cash to go around.

In any of the above scenarios, people will be forced to barter with one another until power is restored or a suitable currency emerges. In case that ever happens, it's a good idea to have a wide assortment of barter items. That way if someone has something you need, you're more likely to already have something they need...

200 Items You Can Barter After The Collapse


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What are the best barter items to stockpile?

 


Food is the second most important bartering item you can stockpile. As with water, every human needs food to survive. The biggest issue with food will be spoilage, so don’t spend too much time thinking about fresh greens and gallons of milk. Focus your attention on calorie-dense and processed foods that can last years.

The term barter is defined by Merriam-Webster as the exchange of goods, services, or commodities.

Bartering dates back thousands of years and was the primary form of trade until currency was implemented. When we think of it, it sounds like such ancient practice— after all, we’re living in the age of digital innovation and unbelievable technological advancements. Nearly 92% of modern currency is not handled in physical coins or bills anymore, but rather digitally, such as through cell phones, credit cards, and crypto.

But believe it or not, bartering is not just a thing of the past. During the Great Depression bartering was popular because people didn’t have money. In our present day, it’s widely used in the farming and homesteading industry as well as within prisons. Now that our world is faced with widespread unemployment and the possibility of a massive recession, it should come as no surprise that bartering could begin to resurface as a common way of life until the economic situation normalizes.

The best bartering items for any disaster situation are food, water, and medical supplies. Everyday necessities will also be highly sought after for trade.

      In a post-collapse world, the most valuable items will be things that other people are likely to not have enough of. In this article, we’ll discuss what those high-value bartering items are and how you can use them to barter when the time comes.

Most Wanted Bartering Items

·         The best bartering items are those that are needed by many and in high demand. Many of these items will be the same for everyone, but high-value bartering items can vary depending on location. For example, furs and thick coats might be of higher value if you’re in the middle of an Alaskan winter when SHTF than they would be in Florida in July.

·         Ask yourself what your neighbors are most likely to run out of first when disaster strikes. Stock up on those items as well as the items on this list.

·         It should go without saying, but make sure you have enough of all of these items for yourself before you start stockpiling for bartering.

1. Water

·         Water is the most essential item that can be used for bartering when SHTF. The average person can only last between 3 and 7 days without water. It’s essential for staying hydrated and maintaining hygiene, and anyone trying to grow crops or keep livestock will need a lot of it to keep operating.

·         Desperate people will trade just about anything in exchange for clean water, which is why it’s one of the most valuable items you could possibly have stocked up for a SHTF scenario.

·         If you live in an area with a lot of rainfall, consider collecting rainwater in barrels. If you live in a drier area, you can buy large jugs of water and stack them wherever you have space in your home or in a protected structure like a shed on your property.

·         If you want to really expand your bartering power, invest in a water filtration system that will allow you to filter rainwater, groundwater, and water from local streams and lakes. Similarly, you can stock up on water purification tablets, desalination kits, and water filters to barter.

·         Here’s an article to help you store your water long-term.

2. Food



·         In disaster situations, food is one of the first things to disappear as supply chains halt and people are left scrambling at the grocery stores. Once the shelves are empty, people will be desperate to feed their families.

·         If you want to be a successful barterer, stockpile high-demand, nutrient-dense, and non-perishable food items. This means items like canned foods, dried rice and beans, powdered milk, protein powder, and MREs. Here’s a list of survival foods that may be useful for bartering.

·         If you have the ability and space to grow fresh food, stock up on seeds like carrots, wheat, and potatoes that you can harvest and trade. Even if you end up not being able to grow the produce yourself, the seeds will be valuable bartering items themselves.

·         In the same vein, if you have room for a chicken coop on your property, now would be a good time to start raising chickens. They will help your garden thrive and their eggs will be incredibly valuable for bartering in a post-collapse world.

·         3. Medical Supplies

·         In any disaster situation, medical supplies will be in high demand because with disaster often comes injuries and medical emergencies. And as time goes on, medical supplies will continue to be necessary as your fellow post-collapse citizens need to treat injuries, prevent infection, and care for sick loved ones.

·         If you can stockpile medical supplies, you’ll be able to barter for just about anything you need. Here’s a list of some of the most valuable medical supplies:

https://www.survivaljunkies.com/best-bartering-items/

https://crisisequipped.com/items-to-barter-when-shtf/

 

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7 Habits of Highly Frugal People

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How To Tighten Your Belt in Tough Times

Even small savings can avert a crisis. Use these tips to save small amounts of money in several areas of your budget and tighten your belt during tough times.

 


How to Get Online When You're Off The Grid

Going off-grid and disappearing into the wilderness are two very different scenarios. Some people envision it as completely isolating yourself from society. But for others, it has a different meaning—one where a melding of the old world and new world work better together. 

Many people who choose to go off the grid do so with the mentality that they want the internet for various reasons, whether it be keeping in touch with family, running a business, or using it for research and homesteading purposes.    

When you go off-grid, you still maintain a connection to civilization, you provide yourself with the means of living, primarily heat, water, electricity, and of course, the internet...

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Why do you need an emergency radio?


·         . Just 60 seconds of hand cranking provides more than 45 minutes of radio

Radios: Having a couple small, portable radios on hand is going to be a must. If there’s a disaster, you’ll need to listen to the radio to get news about what is happening around you….grab a TacRight Emergency Radio:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/185665101473

 

13 Household Items That Go Bad - or Become Dangerous

Some common items do go bad — or worse — even if you thought they would last forever

 

 


What is a go bag?...

 

Be Prepared for
Emergency Situations

When Disaster Strikes - Everyone Should Have An Emergency Survival Kit Ready To Go!

If there’s one universal lesson we’ve learned from 2021 so far, it’s that we should all be better prepared for emergencies, no matter who we are.

 

 Bug Out Kits-Choose Your Level

  • 72-hour 4Patriot emergency food pack [25 year shelf life
  • 4Patriot Greens sample pack [Power supplement]
  • 3 Luna Nutrition bars [assorted]+Sunmaid raisin pouch
  • Cleaning Wipe Pack
  • Steel River Emergency Tent
  • Mini  First Aid kit
  • TRS 5N1 EDC folding tool
  • 3-package meal sampler
  • Paracord bracelet w/ compass
  • Reusable Face Mask
  • Personal Water Filter Straw
  • 11-Piece Emergency Survival Kit 

We offer several sized kits at:

PERSONAL SURVIVAL PACK-Tried N True ‘Save-Your-Butt’ Essentials

https://www.ebay.com/itm/185325277360

https://www.ebay.com/itm/255419941572

 

Free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom!

 

Contributors and subscribers enable the Poor Man Survivor to post 150+ free essays annually. It is for this reason they are Heroes and Heroines of New Media. Without your financial support, the free content would disappear for the simple reason that I cannot keep body and soul together on my meager book sales & ecommerce alone.

You Can’t Buy Life Insurance After You’re Dead

Not Prepared? 

That's Bad News...


You Can’t Buy Life Insurance After You’re Dead-Prepare NOW for Emergencies…

 

Support our efforts by shopping my storefront…

http://RetroGuy.net

 

 


 

 

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