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Because of the instability of the U.S. dollar, many of us attempting to prepare for the coming hard times are interested in exploring alternative currencies. So when Bitcoin came on the scene it seemed perfect. Bitcoin was hailed as a fungible currency that could be traded over the internet. It could be used anonymously, and… Read more »


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As I mindlessly browsed through the Netflix catalog yesterday, a peculiar TV show title caught my eye and sparked some interest.  When I selected the show and picked an episode to start watching, I had no idea what I was in for; and as I was sucked in and watched multiple episodes, I couldn’t believe… Read more »


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After an older couple I know lost their home to foreclosure, they moved into a tiny apartment expecting to live out their retirement together alone. Then about a year ago they took in some family members down on their luck, and those five now sleep on the floor of their small living room. Last month… Read more »


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I don’t know what it is in human DNA that causes people to want to collect things, but countless times in my life I’ve been suckered into accumulating stuff in the expectation that one day it would all be worth a lot of money. Happily, by the time the Beanie Baby Craze was in full… Read more »


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Leave it to spokespersons in government and media to try and convince us the sky is falling the one time it actually isn’t. Say, isn’t this that same group of numbskulls who have been trying to convince us the recovery is right around the corner? So how about making up your mind, Mr.Pundit? What’s it… Read more »


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Awhile back in this space, I posted a series on the basics of buying survival silver. I believe that along with having an adequate supply of storable food for the future, it’s a good idea that you also have a few silver coins on hand as well. But since the price of precious metals fluctuates… Read more »


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The New York Times published an Op-Ed piece by Paul Krugman entitled “The Geezers Are All Right” [1], wherein Krugman decreed that Social Security and Medicare will remain solvent well into the future. Well, that settles that. I guess now we can all breathe a sigh of relief.


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Dear Friends, eFoodsDirect just ended the promotion early that gave away a free Evacuation Kit (a $200 value). It was necessary to shift production back into regular food units in preparation for the increase in demand. In addition, consumer food prices continue to rise at an escalating pace – it couldn’t have happened at a… Read more »


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Like a lot of folks, I don’t have much extra cash lying around, but when I saw the price of silver drop last month to nearly $23.00 an ounce, I knew I had to find a way to get some while the getting was good. Some financial “experts” seemed almost giddy in reporting how the… Read more »