Archive for ' Finances'

Survival Survey: Shopping & comparing the dollar stores Posted:March 10, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Survival Survey: Shopping & comparing the dollar stores

Dollar stores can be very useful when looking for items for emergency kits and overall preparedness. I’ve scoured the aisles of various dollar stores and left with everything from office supplies to canned foods. Once I [...]

52 Week Savings Plan: March prepping bargains to keep your savings on track Posted:March 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

52 Week Savings Plan: March prepping bargains to keep your savings on track

If you are on the 52 Week Savings Plan, then you are likely looking for super savings on just about everything you buy! The month of March brings with it opportunities to save on all kinds [...]

52 Week Savings Plan Revisited Posted:February 10, 2014 By:Brenda

52 Week Savings Plan Revisited

Last year in January I posted this article on a 52 week savings plan. I want to encourage all of you to try it again this year! Even though it’s the second week of February, don’t [...]

Did you know you can’t eat paracord? Posted:October 23, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Did you know you can’t eat paracord?

One of the most common comments I hear in prepper and survival circles when the topic of buying gold and silver come up is, “Well, you can’t eat gold and silver! I’m stocking up on food!” [...]

I take 2 weeks off and all hell breaks loose Posted:October 21, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

I take 2 weeks off and all hell breaks loose

WARNING: This is an editorial, of sorts, and contains some snark. Hi everyone! I’m back. Early in October, I decided I needed to set aside some time to work on a book project (more about that [...]

Leave your child the gift of “buried treasure”, aka junk silver Posted:October 04, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Leave your child the gift of “buried treasure”, aka junk silver

This post sponsored by Provident Metals, an online seller of junk silver and other precious metals. Visit their website to order your own junk silver. Saved junk silver is a buried treasure Every child dreams of [...]

New VIDEO conference! “Frugal Back-to-School” TONIGHT! Posted:September 03, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

New VIDEO conference! “Frugal Back-to-School” TONIGHT!

There’s something new and very cool in the Survival Mom’s bag ‘o tricks! Beginning tonight, Tuesday, September 3, we are beginning a series of video classes for you. Everyone is invited! Tonight’s Video Vibe is all [...]

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: “Buy low, sell high” isn’t always the best advice when it comes to precious metals Posted:July 07, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

INSTANT SURVIVAL TIP: “Buy low, sell high” isn’t always the best advice when it comes to precious metals

Okay, okay. “Buy low, sell high” is good fundamental advice for everything from buying real estate to stock purchases. However, waiting for that rock bottom price, that lowest possible dip in the price of gold and [...]

A taste of hyperinflation Posted:February 15, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

A taste of hyperinflation

With gas prices rising AGAIN, I wanted to re-post this article from 2011. The more things change, the more they stay the same! Wheelbarrows full of German marks and stacks of Zimbabwean dollars paint a surreal [...]

7 Food Wasting Sins!  Confessions from a former food waster Posted:January 24, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

7 Food Wasting Sins! Confessions from a former food waster

Guest post by Heather who blogs at Prudent Pantry. I was once a young wife and mother to a toddler. Hard at work learning to be a good wife and mommy. I got to stay at [...]