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SURVIVAL PREPAREDNESS

SHTF Disaster And Emergency Preparedness For The Unexpected, Part I

Practical Tips To Be Prepared For A SHTF Disaster When all hell breaks loose in the economy again, don’t say that RuralMoney.com didn’t warn you to be prepared in a SHTF disaster, and get involved in the “movement” of rural survival, disaster and emergency preparedness. 1. Create An Emergency Communications Plan. Choose an out-of-town contact your family or household can call or email to check on each other should a disaster occur. Your selected contact should live far enough away that they would be unlikely to be directly affected by the same disaster. And, they should know they are the chosen contact. Make certain every household member has that contactā€™s and each otherā€™s email addresses and telephone numbers (home, work, cell, Twitter and Skype). Leave these contact numbers at your childrenā€™s schools, if you have children, and at your workplace. Your family must know that if telephones are not working,…

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SURVIVAL PREPAREDNESS

Economic Survival Is The New Rural Good Life Not Shopping

Retail vs Your Economic Survival Economic survival is learning to thrive on less money than you have ever dreamed possible, although some people think this mean buying things cheaply. Tonzaā€™s Editorial ā€“ Even though I, too, love bargains, compulsive shopping and spending is not my goal. In fact, our cultureā€™s relentless effort to obtain as much as we can, as cheaply as we can, has cheapened our lives. And, our essential economic survival skills have been forgotten or lost in the process. As a result of this, Walmart is the largest and most profitable business in the world. Retail Is A Zero Sum Game For Economic Survival Walmart and similar companies sell a lot of stuff at low prices. But, the economic survival of rural Americans isnā€™t about getting a lot of stuff at low prices. It is about: Consuming less more intelligently Making a critical distinction between wants and…

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