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Prepping on $20 a Paycheck – Part 8 of 24

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center I wonder if this situation will end up being a long term event.  …Or will it be over in matter of days or hours?  Should I be rationing our water supplies?  …Or our food supplies?    I’m not even sure I have enough to do…

Prepping on $20 a Paycheck – Part 5 of 24

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center Water?  Check.  Backpack containing knife and flashlight(s)?  Check.  So what’s next you ask…  A machine gun!  Duh!  Just kidding.  This pay period we recommend you cover one of the basic necessities of life:  Food. What exactly you choose to get and how much you choose…

Prepping on $20 a Paycheck – Part 6 of 24

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of using a compact propane fueled camp stove during a power outage or during a camping trip knows how invaluable they are.  Especially so if you are cold and wet.  These little work-horses really are a “must have” for…

Prepping on $20 a Paycheck – Part 3 of 24

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center You already have water.  You have a knife.  So what’s next on the “to buy” list?  We recommend you go out and buy yourself a heavy duty flashlight.  Maybe two, depending on your family.  The truth is, you can get a flashlight just about anywhere now…

Prepping on $20 a Paycheck – Part 4 of 24

Article Submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center For the past few pay periods you’ve been prepping by acquiring essential survival gear.  This pay period we recommend you pick up a backpack to hold all that awesome gear.  Could you really survive an emergency without one?  Definitely.  But realistically, most all of your emergency…

Prepping on $20 a Paycheck – Part 2 of 24

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center In part 2 of “Prepping on $20 a Paycheck” we are still keeping it basic.  This pay period, we recommend you spend your twenty big ones on a quality fixed blade knife for you and your family.  Why a fixed blade knife?  We thought you’d never…

Prepping on $20 a Paycheck – Part 19 of 24

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center The recommendation that we make in the “Prepping on $20 a Paycheck” series are usually pretty broad.  We do our best to leave color, style, brand, etc. up for your choosing.  However this time we’re not going to do that.  Nothing about this recommendation can … Read more

Prepping on $20 a Paycheck – Part 18 of 24

Okay, we are back and we are ready with your newest segment of “Prepping on $20 a Paycheck.”  If you’ve been following this series faithfully you have a lot of great gear and supplies that could realistically save you if the worst were to ever happen.  This time we are recommending a few specific items … Read more