Along with those items that you store for your own personal use there should always be a little bit stowed away for the purposes of bartering. You know the average American doesn’t have much cash stored in their home. Once that cash runs out, if the ATMs are down you could be left with limited options for getting resources. After a serious disaster stores will be damaged or closed. This articles gives you 10 solid items to barter with. This list a great one to start building your own barter stock from.
Having the ability to provide something beneficial to those around you will also put you in a position of power. That is where you want to be in a post disaster scenario. We have seen time and time again that desperate people are the first to be taken advantage of. Do not become desperate, build your barter stock.