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“Fiscal Prudence Be Damned!” Shouts Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke

In truth, Federal Reserve chairman, Ben Bernanke, did not actually scream to the high heavens that fiscal prudence should be thrown completely out the window. While he might hold that sentiment dear to his heart, he has enough wherewithal to not speak it directly but rather indicate his feelings to the...

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When Does A Survival Hatchet Come In Handy?

Perhaps a better question is when does a survival hatchet NOT come in handy? A multi-purpose hatchet is an excellent tool to consider as a basic part of your gear collection for WTSHTF (acronym for When The S!*& Hits The Fan). It doesn't matter whether you're heading for Unabomber land out in Wyoming...

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Psychological Survival After You Pull the Trigger

We do many things over the course of a day: brush our teeth, read a newspaper, drive a car, operate a computer - and sometimes we shoot strangers. Not for the fun of it, hopefully, but the possibility is always there for the armed modern survivalist. What are you going to do when someone's trying to...

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How Big Brother, umm, Egypt Handles Dissension

Those of you plugged into the current events scene might have noticed that embattled (at the time - he"s gone now) Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak decided the best way to silence critics of his administration was to shut down the Internet. You heard right. Shut it off completely to citizens of the country...

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5 Critical Elements of Modern Survival

For those new to the game of thinking in terms of modern survival, the process of becoming "ready" can be overwhelming. Food storage, weapons, water source - the list goes on. How can a newbie hope to ever figure out what's most important and what he should do first? Our first suggestion is not to run...

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What About When the Nutjob Pulls a Gun?

People shooting their co-workers on the job. The fact that over 800 people are murdered in this manner in America every year might be the best motivation for making a work-at-home job your new reality. And even though the majority of deaths are related to law enforcement, it seems that rarely does a...

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Phoenix Blooming with 19.4% ROI Expected in 2011

Phoenix Blooming with 19.4% ROI Expected in 2011

Market values in Phoenix are currently at approximately the same level as in the year 2000. The market area experienced a tremendous run-up during the real estate bubble and a spectacular during the financial crisis. During 2010, the regression back to fundamentals continued in Phoenix. For people who...

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Inflation is Going Where in 2011?

The general price level in 2010 relative to 2009 shows average price levels that are nearly flat. The reason for this trend is significant commodity price increases in 2007 and 2008 that collapsed after the global financial crisis. Much of the reason for the price volatility in commodities is leveraged...

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A Dollar is Not a Dollar

One of the most important concepts for investors to understand is that a dollar today is not the same as a dollar yesterday, and is not the same as a dollar tomorrow. Over time, inflation erodes the purchasing power of currency. This is critically important, because most people focus on the nominal...

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Surviving Real Estate Trends in 2011

One of the most impactful news items heading into 2011 is the announcement by Bank of America that foreclosure activity is being suspended1, and the decision by government agencies to increase scrutiny on the foreclosure process. In the wake of this announcement, nobody completely knows how long this...

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