The Pot is Boiling Over It may come as no surprise to many of you that the US population has reached its breaking point. When millions of people across the country are stuck under quarantine without a job, tensions are going to build. Following the brutal killing of George Floyd, tensions rose to the surface and are now being released upon cities across the nation. Angry citizens are engaging in armed protests, looting, and acts of vandalism. Domestic terrorists are stirring the pot by further inciting violence. Our president has now threatened to involve the US military. As the fabric of our society gets torn apart, it's time we learn how to prepare for civil unrest. In this post, I … [Read more...] about How to Prepare for Civil Unrest
Investing is about Balancing Risk with Return Investors, more often than not, are optimistic people. Up until a few months ago, how couldn't you have been optimistic? We enjoyed a decade-long bull market, so it was hard to imagine stock prices could go in any direction but up. However, every investment comes with a set of risks. Some risks are easy to identify. Certain companies may be obviously lagging behind their competitors. Others may fail to keep up with changing consumer trends. Some risks, however, aren't so easy to assess. Investors may never be able to price in the possibility of leadership scandals like those of Carlos Ghosn of Renault and Adam Neumann of WeWork. And of course, … [Read more...] about Prepper Investments You Need to Make While You Still Can
Making the Most of the Quarantine with Prepper Movies At this point, many of you may be struggling to find productive and enjoyable ways to pass the time under quarantine. You may have pulled out board games and decks of cards that had been collecting dust. You may have started cooking more or picked an old hobby back up. While I admit that sitting in front of the TV may not be the best use of time, I've watched ten amazing prepper movies while under quarantine. I've learned a lot about prepper survival skills and financial preparedness during the hours spent sitting on my couch. Better yet, I enjoyed each of them beginning to end. Here are the top 10 prepper movies you need to watch while … [Read more...] about Top 10 Prepper Movies You Need to Watch While Under Quarantine
Preppers Have Their Moment When a SHTF event like the coronavirus pandemic hits, those who were prepared may feel validated. Some not so humble preppers may have even said to their friends and family, "I told you so." This is understandable. Many preppers may have had to endure at least some ridicule over the years from those who considered them paranoid. I've caught some of my friends rolling their eyes as I tried to warn them about some of the bigger threats we may encounter. So, given that sh*t did actually hit the fan, am I a paranoid prepper, or just ahead of the curve? If you prep correctly, then you're ahead of the curve. There are some paranoid preppers out there that take … [Read more...] about Paranoid Prepper or Just Ahead of the Curve?
The Hidden Side Effects of Quarantine Things have been getting out of control lately. News of the pandemic is getting worse, but it's difficult to shut off the TV. As we stay inside under quarantine, we can experience negative psychological problems, such as loneliness, anxiety and depression. To combat these negative effects, you need to be mentally prepared. In this list, I share with you five ways to stay mentally prepared under quarantine. 1. Give yourself a break This pandemic will pass. It's only a temporary. Use this as an opportunity to do what you want to do. Take a break! The "white spaces" like daily commutes are gone now that we're all stuck inside. It's difficult to … [Read more...] about Five Ways to Stay Mentally Prepared Under Quarantine