List of Great Books on Bartering

List of Great Books on Bartering
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Just by going to websites like this, you are way ahead of the general populace.  If you go ahead and actually prepare you are light-years ahead of most.  If we have a large scale disaster, you may be in a position to trade some of your goods (and services) for items you may need.  What I would like to do is give you a list of great books on bartering.

While you won’t get really good at bartering without practice, good reference books on bartering can definitely help you.  I personally stay with what I know and would try to stay away from jewelry and stick to guns – in a grid down or in a time of hyper-inflation, I may not have a choice but to barter with or for jewelry and other things.  In that case I would hope to have some updated references to use.
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“Third Tier” List of Recommended Specialty Books

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These books are ones I think are important to own and keep in your preparedness library.  They all are recommended specialty books, but they are lower on the list than the first couple sets of recommendations.

Some of these books are more expensive than those in the second and first tiers, others are more technical, and some are supplemental texts that cover the same subjects in different ways.

For whatever reason, I don’t find these books as essential as those on the first two lists, even though I bought some of them first…. Continue reading ““Third Tier” List of Recommended Specialty Books”

“Second Tier” List of Recommended Specialty Books

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I subscribe to a Good, Better, Best philosophy when it comes to preparedness resources.  I would rather have a good piece of equipment RIGHT NOW, than have plans to buy the best most ultimate piece of gear someday.  Then as I learn to use that good piece of equipment, it helps me know what too look for when I have the resources to upgrade.

Once you start to understand the fundamental skills contained in the non-fiction must have list, you may want to learn more details.  This next list of recommended specialty books is a little more in depth.  It will be followed by a third list at a later date. Continue reading ““Second Tier” List of Recommended Specialty Books”

Non-Fiction Must Read Books

Non-Fiction Must Read Books
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Having “stuff” is cool, but too many people tend to rely on “stuff” in an emergency, when really, keeping your head and thinking your way through things works a lot better. (Ever watch MacGyver?)  No preparedness plan is complete without knowledge, because somebody can take your stuff, but they cannot take your mind, (if YOU don’t lose it!). Continue reading “Non-Fiction Must Read Books”

Book Review: The Little House Books Boxed Set

The Little House Books Boxed Set
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I grew up watching the Little House on the Prairie.  I also had access to the Little House Books Boxed Set.

The books had so much more information than what was available on TV. Continue reading “Book Review: The Little House Books Boxed Set”