Posts tagged with: emergency planning

  • A well stocked pantry provides choices beyond just-in-time logistics. It also saves you money, time and headaches in an emergency.

How to Build a Well Stocked Pantry

A well stocked pantry is valuable for many reasons, right? Trouble is, lots of people don’t know where to start when they decide to build their own pantry stockpile. It can be expensive and confusing. But, it doesn’t have to...
  • Rainy Day Fund | $1000 can seem like a lot of money. Break it down and it's a lot less daunting. $3 a day = $1000+ per year. Grab a jar and start saving!

10 Easy Ways to Save $1000 For Your Rainy Day Fund

Everyone needs a rainy day fund. A rainy day fund isn’t an planning-for-the-apocalypse type emergency fund. Although, we all need to be working on one of those, too. A rainy day fund is for less catastrophic circumstances. For instance, an...
  • emergency planning for solopreneurs

Emergency Planning for Solopreneurs – What You Need To Know

Emergency Planning. It’s not all about bunkers, canned food and the zombie apocalypse. Emergency planning also means considering a number of what if scenarios and applying them to your own situation, especially if you’re a solopreneur. Not sure what I...
  • your diy food bank

Your DIY Food Bank – Insurance you can eat!

A DIY food bank. It’s insurance you can eat! For most of human history, the insurance of choice has always been stored food. It didn’t matter what part of the world you lived in, there was a food preservation technique...
  • reasons you need an emergency fund

13 Reasons Why You Need An Emergency Fund

Got a secure job and don’t think you need an emergency fund? Here are 13 reasons why you might want to rethink that position. According to Pew Charitable Trust’s The Precarious State of Family Balance Sheets (Jan, 2015) “The typical household at...
  • 5 risks to your financial well-being

5 Risks to Your Financial Well-Being

Assessing your vulnerability to risk is a relatively quick and simple process. Determining how to build resilience into your lifestyle so you can either reduce the risk or lessen its impact, is a little trickier. The topsy-turvy economy has got me...

The Dangers of Denial

Denial can be a good thing. Sometimes. In very specific situations, like self-denial. For example, choosing to forego dessert so you can either save money or calories. In that instance denial is a positive choice. When denial is a disbelief in...
  • 5 savings goals that will change your life

Five Savings Goals that will Change Your Life

Struggling to take that first step to financial freedom? If you are, don’t despair. Read on to see how these five savings goals will change your life. The big question most of us struggle with is this: Which should you do...

Investing in a Well Stocked Pantry – Part 2

Investing in a Well Stocked Pantry – Part 1 Investing in a well stocked pantry requires planning. You need to know where you are in order to map out the route to your destination. Organising your stockpile is no different. Once...

Investing in a well stocked pantry

Once upon a time, in every corner of the world, food security was the first priority of every family and/or village community. Food was harder to come by, took effort to grow or hunt or gather and it was the...