Financial

Financial planning is important, even when we may be foreced into a barter system.


NPM19 Flooding happens in a Flash

Some flooding information from FEMA

Floods are one of the most common hazards in the U.S. They can be local, impacting a neighborhood or very large, affecting multiple states. Thousands of residents in Boulder, CO and nearby towns were recently forced to evacuate after days of heavy rainfall caused mudslides and flash floods. If a flood is developing in your … read more


NPM16 Cars Need Love Too

Cars, cars, cars, everywhere cars. How do you get where you are going? Home, work, school, church, family activities, grocery shopping, and more….

car maintenance

Spouses learn basic auto maintenance and emergency care at the 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s spouse retreat.
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Our daily lives are intertwined with our automobile, and most folks like it that way. So this brings

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NPM10 Change Can Be Good

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Today marks step 10 in our National Preparedness Month daily Steps to Prep.  I hope you are enjoying these timely tips for becoming a little more prepared to face life’s curve balls.  Our topic today is from the Financial Pillar, and it’s all about change.

Does anyone use hard currency any more?  Funny story – … read more


NPM5 Home Maintenance and Repair Planning

Spring and autumn are the best times of year. The weather is cool and breezy, the flowers are blooming or the leaves are falling… It’s also the time to give your house a checkup …

gutter_cleaningOUTSIDE THE HOME:

1. Roof: Check roof and around vents, chimneys, skylights and eaves for leaks.

2. Gutters: Clean gutters and drain pipes so … read more


72 Hour Kit Essentials 5

72 Hour kit – to-go-bag, bug-out-bag, grab bag, ready bag … a bag by any other name is still your bag, baby!

The focus of your 72 hour kit, along with your 72 hour plan is straight forward:To provide for your needs for three days. Not very long, and certainly not the end-all-be-all of your preparedness planning, the … read more