30 things that you should do to get prepared for the coming economic collapse

Do you think that you know how to prepare for the collapse of the economy?

If so, are you putting that knowledge into action?

In America today, people are more concerned about the possibility of an economic collapse than ever before. It has been estimated that there are now three million preppers in the United States. But the truth is that nobody really knows the actual number, because a lot of preppers keep their “prepping” to themselves. So what are all of those people preparing for exactly?

Well, survey after survey has shown that “economic collapse” is the number one potential disaster that preppers are most concerned about. 

Of course that shouldn’t be surprising because we truly are facing economic problems that are absolutely unprecedented. We are living in the greatest debt bubble in the history of the world, the global banking system has been transformed into a high-risk pyramid scheme of debt, risk and leverage that could collapse at any time, and wealthy countries such as the United States have been living way above their means for decades.

Meanwhile, the United States is being deindustrialized at a blinding pace and poverty in this country is absolutely exploding. Anyone that is not concerned about the economy should have their head examined. Fortunately, I have found that an increasing number of Americans are becoming convinced that we are heading for a horrific economic crisis. Once they come to that realization, they want to know what they should do.

And the reality is that “getting prepared” is going to look different for each family based on their own unique circumstances. Some people have a lot of resources, while others have very little. Some people are very independent of the system and can move wherever they want, while others are totally dependent on their jobs and must stay near the cities at least for now.

In addition, it is important to distinguish between the “short-term” and the “long-term” when talking about economic collapse. As I have written about previously, our economic collapse is not going to happen all at once. It is going to unfold over time. In the “short-term”, many are moving money around and are building up “emergency funds” to prepare for the next recession. For the “long-term”, many are storing up food and huge stockpiles of survival supplies in order to be prepared for the total collapse of society. Both approaches are wise, but it is important to keep in mind that different approaches will be needed at different times.

The strategies posted below are a mix of both short-term and long-term strategies. Some will be important for our immediate future, while others may not be needed for a number of years. But in the end, you will be very thankful for the time and the effort that you spent getting prepared while you still could.

The following is a list of 30 things that you and your family will need to survive when the economy totally collapses and the catastrophic disaster begins…

01. Keep some cash at home

02. Get out of debt

03. Gold and silver

04. Move away from the big cities if possible

05. Warm clothing and hiking gear, especially good footwear

06. Hiking boots or comfortable shoes

07. Survival gas mask

08. Axe, shovel, knife

09. Self-Defence equipment

10. Get your ammonition while you still can

11. A compass and maps to get to your BOL by several routes; especially back roads, and cross country

12. A Swiss army knife

13. A hiking backpack

14. Shelter

15. Clean water

16. Lighters and matches

17. A flashlight or lantern

18. Storing up food

19. Learn to grow your food

20. A First Aid Kit and other medical supplies

21. Stock up on vitamins

22. A radio

23. Communication equipment

24. Personal hygiene items

25. Don’t forget the special needs of your babies and your pets

26. A sewing kit

27. Extra gasoline

28. A backup plan

29. A community

30. Keep your prepping to yourself

Look here for:

* Survival gear

* Survival books

For those of you with loved ones in other states/areas of the country, send this to concerned friends and family who live in unsafe areas of the country, within 50 to 100 miles of cities, and coast borders.

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