(N.Morgan) When considering prepping and preparing for disasters, economic collapse or civil unrest, one must also think about how they will purchase or obtain the different items they may need.
Bartering is one way to ensure you will have all of your needs met, should a crisis occur.
Some items will be more valuable than money and in the inforgraphic below, there are 10 examples of what the most sought after items may be.
Infographic by http://www.successstory.com/
When you are stockpiling items and supplies while preparing a survival kit, be sure to include extras of these which you can use to trade and barter with others.
Let this short list open your mind to the possibilities.
Food – spices – coffee and tea – chocolate – people must eat, and will crave luxuries
Water Filters – clean water is a key component of healthy survival
Ammunition and firearms, other weapons
First Aid supplies and medicines, especially antibiotics
Toilet paper, tissues, feminine napkins
Candles – matches – lighters
Batteries – all types and sizes
Hand tools for building and repair
Alcohol – Cigarettes
Books – resource/DIY books – fiction books – blank journals & ledgers
We all may face a situation where either we have no money or money has been rendered useless.
Bartering can help to keep you and your family well cared for during adversity.
Bartering is a vital skill that can mean the difference between life or death.