The Pickled Prepper

The Power of the Purse

Is the trucker boycott of NYC real or just a way to generate social media views? Pete explains why he doesn't think it will live up to expecations.

Three Steps You can Take to Mitigate Inflation

While the government tells us inflation is falling, our wallets know that isn't true. Here are three ways to counter inflations effects.

The R-word is Beginning to Look Inescapable

We won’t know if the fourth quarter is officially a recession until months afterwards, but we’ll feel in our wallets, on the jobs front, and in housing prices.

Unions Gain Bargaining Power as Strike Threats Drive Up Pay

Unions are have The pendulum has swung towards the unions which have had success negotiating significantly higher pay for members.

What Happens to Debt after the SHTF?

We explore what happens do your debt when the financial system collapses, the government defaults, or we have a SHTF event?

What Happens to Intangible Assets when the SHTF?

If the grid goes down, the cloud disappears, and the SHTF, what happens to your money, investments and debts?

Is there any Hope for our Future?

The 1970s were a tumultuous decade for the United States. Fifty years later, many of the problems we faced then have returned. Can we recover, again?

Korea Preparing for Nuclear War

As North Korea becomes more aggressive and antagonistic towards South Korea, the possibility of a nuclear attack cannot be ignored.

Thoughts on the Surprise War in Israel

The world has always been a dangerous place, but with the attack is Israel and the war in the Middle East, that danger is now closer to the surface.

What to Do if Nuclear War Breaks Out

What to Do if Nuclear War Breaks Out The world is probably closer to the use of nuclear arms in an aggressive manner today than...

Protecting Yourself from Fallout

What is Fallout Simply put, fallout is radioactive dust created when a nuclear explosion throws dust and dirt (made radioactive by the bomb) miles into...

Nuclear War: Planning and Preparing for the Worst

Nuclear War: Planning and Preparing for the Worst As you can see, coming through a nuclear emergency unscathed is unlikely to be accomplished by simple...

The Importance of Fitting in at Your New Place

When you move to your retreat, you are leaving behind your local networks. It's important to fit in and try to build a new one.

What you can Learn from Large Companies

Retailers, financial companies, and other members of the Fortune 500 are leaving cities with high crime rates. Maybe you should, too.

Look to Long-Term Water Needs at Your Retreat

When buying a retreat or a prepper property, think not only of today, but what we may face years or decades from now.