Life or Death Choices that will doom the non-prepper

As of today it is estimated that ONLY 1% of the population actually goes to much of any effort to prepare and store up enough of what they need to survive a true calamity. This means a huge majority of the population fails, yes fails, to have much of anything if and WHEN what they […] Read more »

The Ultimate Bug Out Property or Survival Retreat

When it comes to buying a survival retreat or Bug Out location, location really is the key. Here are some of the top considerations that you need to keep in mind when looking for the ultimate bug out property.   Bug Out Location Checklist Distance – If you’re purchasing a piece of property to serve […] Read more »

101 Skills Everyone Should Know before SHTF

Survival is based largely on two things: a positive mental attitude and knowledge. With those two covered, you can make up for any lack of tools. Knowledge doesn’t break, wear out, and short of forgetting a thing or two, you generally can’t lose it. Below is a list of skills most people should be able […] Read more »

Organizing Your Mutual Assistance Group

This is part of a series from Charley Hogwood of P.R.E.P. on mutual assistance groups (MAG). See all posts in the MAG series here. A mutual assistance group (MAG) is just like any other organization. It doesn’t matter what form you decide on, every group will need some version of leadership and organization if it is to […] Read more »

Managing Survival Resources in a Group

Some great info and advice. Know someone in a more rural area or move to a more rural area because when things get bad or worse, you are not going to want to be stuck in a huge city with or without friends and family. One of the biggest hurdles for a mutual assistance group to […] Read more »

10 Reasons Why Building a Community is Key if SHTF

The following article from Survivor Mike at The Home for Survival You’re living in your suburban home. CNN has just said that the stock market is dropping for the ninth day in a row and people are now racing to their banks to empty their accounts. Couple this with an unstable euro, an unstable Middle East, […] Read more »