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China Is On A Debt Binge And A Buying Spree Unlike Anything The World Has Ever Seen Before

by M.D. Creekmore - November 27, 2013 • 6 comments

By Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog When it comes to reckless money creation, it turns out that China is the king.  Over the past five years, Chinese bank assets have grown from about 9 trillion dollars tomore than 24 trillion dollars.  This has been fueled by the greatest private debt binge that the world has […]

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Maintaining Sanity After SHTF

by M.D. Creekmore - November 20, 2013 • 29 comments

This is a guest post by Claire aka GA Red and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. They say that mindset will be what gets you through TEOTWAWKI (or any kind of stressful situation) and different people use different things to help maintain their sanity – some are “hobbies” and some are not. I have seen movies about prisoners […]

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Questions and Answers with The Wolf Pack : Choosing and Shooting a Bow

by M.D. Creekmore - November 13, 2013 • 27 comments

My DW is wanting to learn to shoot a bow and arrow. She apparently was pretty good back in the day at Girl Scout camp. I am totally clueless about what kind, brand, etc to purchase and how to proceed with instruction. If it matters, she is on the short side and petite of frame. I […]

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Q & A With The Wolf Pack : Investing in Precious Metals

by M.D. Creekmore - November 8, 2013 • 52 comments

I have a question for the Pack… I am looking to add some precious metals to our preps and have gotten a few pieces of fractional silver and a little copper. I was wondering what the Wold Pack prefers – in general terms- when it comes to PMs and where they prefer to get them. Thanks! Shandi. M.D. […]

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Lessons Learned The Hard Way

by M.D. Creekmore - October 28, 2013 • 72 comments

This is a guest post by Old Geezer and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. I start off admitting the purpose of this is to rile up people. Reading most of the postings about surviving “the catastrophe” (whatever form it takes) always leave me chuckling. When you reach a certain age, options for the future take on a […]

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9 Signs That China Is Making A Move Against The U.S. Dollar

by M.D. Creekmore - October 18, 2013 • 7 comments

By Michael Snyder – Economic Collapse Blog On the global financial stage, China is playing chess while the U.S. is playing checkers, and the Chinese are now accelerating their long-term plan to dethrone the U.S. dollar.  You see, the truth is that China does not plan to allow the U.S. financial system to dominate the […]

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Letter from Bam Bam : ASPR Readiness Documents, H7N9

by M.D. Creekmore - October 14, 2013 • 39 comments

Here is an update on H7N9. Please watch this YouTube video. And I have verified the documents cited in this video–e.g., the document in the opening shot is p. 22 of this government document. And this is the requisition order for up to 500,000 syringes. The guy who made the video is absolutely correct in […]

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Ideas for a long term collapse – are you a scavenger?

by M.D. Creekmore - October 9, 2013 • 66 comments

This is a guest post by UmbrellaMan  and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. Okay. The worst did happen! It could have been a super EMP attack, super solar flare, limited nuclear attack or whatever. The country is in a shambles, the power grid has been down for weeks and months. It has been a TEOTWAWKI event. […]

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People Just Be Prepared! Please?

by M.D. Creekmore - October 7, 2013 • 89 comments

This is a guest post by Kannin13  and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. The floods in Colorado this week have prompted me  to think about things. They are saying that services such as running  water and electricity, and supplies such as food and gasoline will not  be available for weeks in some towns. Authorities say there […]

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How to Make Money the Easy Way – So You Can Buy More Preps!

by M.D. Creekmore - September 30, 2013 • 37 comments
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If you buy something that cost $3 and you get $2 in change, put the bills in a shoe box. You won’t really miss the money and you’d be surprised how fast the money adds up. My wife and I just took 6 months worth of ones to the bank and we had over $200! It may not sound like much but we look at it as “free” money. We didn’t miss the money while accumulating it and we treat it as fun money. We now has a couple of hundred to spend on anything we wish. Prepping is looking forward to the future and what is easier than a few bucks at a time?

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Warning: Do You Recognize These 10 Prepping Mistakes?

by M.D. Creekmore - September 27, 2013 • 94 comments

“What’s the most common mistake made by new survivalist? How can we avoid it?“ – asked by Matt via email. Here are a few quick mistakes that I see new survivalist making (and some, I’ve made myself). They’re listed in no particular order and I’d love for you to continue the list in comments below: […]

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$5.25 Million For Senate Hair Care And 21 Other Ways Politicians Are Living The High Life At Your Expense

by M.D. Creekmore - September 27, 2013 • 14 comments

By Michael Snyder – Economic Collapse Blog If you want to live the high life, you don’t have to become a rap star, a professional athlete or a Wall Street banker.  All it really takes is winning an election.  Right now, more than half of all the members of Congress are millionaires, and most of […]

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Questions and Answers With The Wolf Pack : What banks will do to peoples mortgages after an economic collapse

by M.D. Creekmore - September 25, 2013 • 77 comments

Question from Joey Do you have information about what banks will do to people’s mortgages after an economic collapse? Any idea what the situation might be? Just stay in the house until some notice? If there is no jobs there is no money there is no paying bills. What about car payments and other utilities? […]

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Cyprus-Style Wealth Confiscation Is Now Starting To Happen All Over The Globe

by M.D. Creekmore - September 25, 2013 • 24 comments

By Michael Snyder – Economic Collapse Blog Now that “bail-ins” have become accepted practice all over the planet, no bank account and no pension fund will ever be 100% safe again.  In fact, Cyprus-style wealth confiscation is already starting to happen all around the world.  As you will read about below, private pension funds were […]

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They Denied That We Were In A Depression In 1933 And They Are Doing It Again In 2013

by M.D. Creekmore - September 16, 2013 • 24 comments

By Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse Blog The more things change, the more things stay the same.  The Great Depression actually started in 1929, but as you will see below, as late as 1933 the Associated Press was still pumping out lots of news stories with optimistic economic headlines and many Americans still did […]

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Post SHTF Food for thought

by M.D. Creekmore - September 13, 2013 • 135 comments

This is a guest post by M Dotson and entry for our non-fiction writing contest. We are in the post SHTF era, current timeframe, late spring/early summer. Electricity and water are still available and flowing for now. Stores have been picked clean and the population is beginning to get hungry. Most people aren’t working, but looking for food. The […]

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The Number Of Private Sector Jobs Fell By 278,000 Last Month But The Economy Is Getting Better?

by M.D. Creekmore - September 11, 2013 • 8 comments

by Michael Snyder of Economic Collapse. Have you heard about the “wonderful” employment numbers that were just released?  Last month, the unemployment rate declined to 7.3 percent.  Somehow this happened even though the percentage of working age Americans with a job actually declined and the number of private sector workers fell by 278,000.  So how […]

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Do You Have a Post Economic Collapse Trade?

by M.D. Creekmore - September 3, 2013 • 127 comments

From the many emails, comments and articles, that I’ve read over the past several months, many preppers / survivalist apparently, seem to think that government at all levels will simply go away or cease to exist, after an economic collapse. But, if we look at history we see that this isn’t the case. As I’ve said; before […]

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Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura – Police State U.S.A.

by M.D. Creekmore - August 26, 2013 • 23 comments

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18 Signs That Global Financial Markets Are Entering A Horrifying Death Spiral

by M.D. Creekmore - August 26, 2013 • 14 comments

Guest post By Michael Snyder, of Economic Collapse Blog You can see it coming, can’t you?  The yield on 10 year U.S. Treasuries is skyrocketing, the S&P 500 has been down for 9 of the last 11 trading days and troubling economic news is pouring in from all over the planet.  The much anticipated ”financial correction” […]

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