What is the best defensive round for a pistol? The FBI Training Division has done extensive testing on this subject and issued a report to the law enforcement community.
If you were wondering how many articles have been written at Smart Suburban Survival since it started, here is your answer.
It’s been three hundred posts and counting here at Smart Suburban Survival. There is much more in store so keep reading and feel free to add a comment or two. I am working on some new articles and other items that I think you will enjoy. The site will be dark the next few days due to some family commitments but feel free to peruse the archives. After all, you have a few hundred articles to chose from. Thanks for reading!
Today’s tip deals with financial preparation for the unexpected:
Review insurance policies and coverage amounts.
Make sure you have enough insurance to cover costly and unexpected events.
Today’s tip is about getting rid of unimportant stuff.
De-clutter your domicile.
A cluttered house is both a physical danger and a financial waste. Getting rid of unnecessary things will clear up your mind too.
Your parents probably told you this a long time ago but it still applies:
Don’t talk to strangers.
Read this article for more information on why this is an important tip. Always be wary of others, what you don’t know might harm you…or worse.
Today’s tip deals with preventing bad things from happening in the first place. In other words:
Don’t go to stupid places to do stupid things with stupid people.
Avoid criminals and criminal activity and your chances of being impacted by crime decreases. Seems like common sense…and it is.
Today’s tip deal with the three most important things in real estate; location, location, location.
Get the GPS coordinates for your home and other key locations.
There are several free services that can provide this information and many smart phones have this capability as well. Having GPS coordinates can help if there is widespread destruction that destroys landmarks, signs, and other navigational aids.
Oops, missed a few days. Here is today’s preparedness tip.
Keep your vehicle’s fuel tank at least half full.
That way, if power is knocked out and you can’t get fuel, you will have enough to get by for a few days.
Today’s preparedness tip deals with data…your important data.
Make copies of important documents and save them on a cloud storage service.
This will help ensure that your data is saved off-site in the event of an emergency. I use OneDrive but there are many other cloud-based services that you can chose from.
Today’s preparation tip is an old one but a good one.
Have a portable, battery-powered radio available during emergencies.