Starting an Emergency Fund

How to Recession Proof Your Home

There’s a storm coming and it’s about to get tough! How prepared are you for when the economy takes a downward swing? If this worries you, you can put those fears aside because there are actually many everyday habits that you can start doing to ease the sting of a recession but it ultimately comes down to two things: Reducing your debt Increasing your savings 1. Job Security It all starts with having a stable…

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Awesome Places to Hide the Spare House Key

Many people choose to hide a spare key to their house in case they get locked out but it needs to be thought through carefully. For obvious reasons, you don’t want others finding the key so it should never be hidden under the welcome mat or under a fake rock as these will be the first places to get checked. You need to be a little more creative and hide the key somewhere that’s easy for…

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90 Surprising Uses for WD-40

is one of those prep items that has an endless supply of uses. It is not only great for dealing with squeaky hinges and preventing rust, there is so much more to this amazing product. In 1953, the Rocket Chemical Company set out to create a line of rust-prevention solvents and degreasers for use in the aerospace industry. They worked from a small lab in San Diego, California where it took them 40 attempts to get…

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Tips for Building a Hidden Room in your House

There are many reasons as to why a family may wish to have a secret room in their home. Maybe it is needed to store valuables in case of a break-in, maybe it is wanted as a gun safe, or even as a safe room for emergencies. The possibilities are endless. If you have made the decision that a secret room is something that you are seriously considering as an addition to your home, you…

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5 Tips to Overcome Fear

How do you overcome fear? You take control! Before we start I need you to understand that fear is natural but that doesn’t mean that you should allow it to hold you back. During an emergency, fear can create strong signals of response such as if you are caught in a house fire or your brakes stop working while you’re driving. The problem is that fear can also show itself in events that show no…

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