Get This Book: Beyond Collapse

This book came highly recommended by the folks at on of the prepper clubs I attend.

Apparently, the author has made the book free if you download it.

Beyond Collapse:
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6e3oH1LuRvzeGZlTHRkeHZQSkk/edit

If you want a physical copy (and it’s a big, big book!) you’ll have to pay for it.

From what I understand, it scratched beneath the surface of what most of the prepper books touch on.  It was specifically recommended to me because of it’s focus on group dynamics and what happens after rule of law, inside a neighborhood.

I haven’t read it yet but will post my thoughts when I get around to it.

What He Saw At The Doomsday Prepper Convention

The market for preparedness supplies tracks to broader anxieties: some sensible, some not so much. And it’s not just conspiracy theorists buying in.

More and more Americans are spending money to get ready for an uncertain future — gathering food, water, tools, and skills to help them weather anything from a hurricane to a pandemic. Contrary to images of deluded or gun-obsessed “lone wolves,” many preppers are average consumers reacting to concrete worries, and their way of thinking is spreading, fueling an emerging lifestyle trend. That lifestyle is generating demand for a broad spectrum of products offering survival — or even comfort — when large-scale systems go down.

An array of preparedness expos and conferences have…

read more at:
http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/11/11/life-changes-be-ready/

Zombie Apocalypse Stock Portfolio Triples In 3 Years

I found this article– but it was published in November of 2013.  It would be interesting to find out how it’s done, since:

Zombie aficionados debate whether the living dead should be fast- or slow-moving. But there’s no denying that the Zombie Apocalypse Stock Portfolio — companies that should do well in a zombie outbreak — has been lightning-fast. The zombie portfolio of seven stocks — SolarCity (SCTY), Generac (GNRC), Sturm Ruger (RGR), Smith & Wesson (SWHC), Cabela’s (CAB), GNC (GNC) and Pall …

Read More At Investor’s Business Daily: http://news.investors.com/business/111113-678642-solarcity-generac-cabelas-sturm-ruger-top-zombie-stocks.htm#ixzz2u9nt0uM8