Items to barter when SHTF

55+ Indispensable Items to Barter When SHTF

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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 …

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What to Do if You Lose Your Wallet

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I called a friend at 6 am last week because I needed him to rescue me from the mini personal crisis I was in the midst of. My friend rushed out of his house within five minutes and grabbed only …

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13 Ways You Can Prepare Today for the Next Government Shutdown

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I was in a state of shock last month as I watched the news of the government shutdown that felt like it would never end. I’m sure I wasn’t the only one! Indeed it was the longest shutdown in American …

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21 Easy Ways to Start an Emergency Fund Even if You’re Broke

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As adults (and even young adults), it’s our responsibility to prepare ourselves and our families for the future. We cannot control the circumstances that occur around us which should be a good enough reason to store emergency supplies, including money. …