Top 10 Economic and Prepper Books of 2016

By: Curtis Wayne 0 Comments   12/18/2016

This is the first year that I am giving my top 10 books of the year. 

These are the best books published this year regarding the deepening recession and how to survive the fallout.

Top 10 economic and prepper books of 2016

The Road to Ruin: The Global Elite's Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis

Since 2014, international monetary agencies have been issuing warnings. As Rickards shows in this frightening, meticulously researched book, governments around the world have no way out of the coming crash. The debts are higher than they have even been in the history of the world. The global elites are preparing to not only survive the crash, but protect their wealth so that can take advantage of the unprepared who are forced to sell their assets are very low prices.

The New Case for Gold

This books begins by destroying all the arguments that investment brokers use against investing in Gold. Then it points out all the benefits of Gold and the historical significance. The book continues by explaining just how large the nation’s debts are today compared to other times in history. A major correction is coming and nations like China and Russia are buying Gold by the ton in order to survive.

The Sale of a Lifetime: How the Great Bubble Burst of 2017 Can Make You Rich

Harry shows you what makes the years after a massive bubble reset so valuable to investors and businesses ready to make the most of the opportunities that fall from the sky. Harry recognizes that we are about to go through a very difficult few years, but he also knows there are INCREDIBLE opportunities that could help build you a personal fortune that will last the rest of your life!

100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any Disaster

This book is your essential prep manual, from securing shelter, building fire, finding food, and navigating back to civilization no matter the environment to thinking like a special forces solider so that you can survive a hostage situation, an active shooter, a suicide bomber, or a terrorist threat on the subway, and even apply trauma medicine as a first responder.

The Breaking Point: Profit from the Coming Money Cataclysm

Hard financial times are ahead, and this book will help you protect your wealth and prosper through it all. Providing a painfully clear view of the state of the global economy, outspoken economist James Dale Davidson uses the old-fashioned tool of argument—facts—to describe how governments have mismanaged the financial system to the point of no return. It has all led to Brexit—the opening salvo in the war for financial freedom. This book shows you insight and information you need to ensure you're positioned for the worst of times-and the best of times.

Prepper's Armed Defense: Lifesaving Firearms and Alternative Weapons to Purchase, Master and Stockpile

What this book does well is it lists and explains the wide variety of options available to average everyday citizens for arming themselves prior to and during a SHTF event. If you are someone who is unfamiliar with weaponry, both of the lethal and nonlethal varieties, this book would be a handy addition to your bookshelf. The author does a fine job of explaining various common weapons, their potential applications, and their use to the prepper for self-defense

Prepper's Communication Handbook: Lifesaving Strategies for Staying in Contact During and After a Disaster

This book gives you the best tips, tricks and expert secrets for surviving when phones and the Internet fail. Exploring the best options for every disaster scenario, this hands-on guide features in-depth coverage on a wide variety of lifesaving emergency communication systems, including: Satellite Radio, Shortwave, NOAA Receiver, GMRS and FRS Radios, Citizen's Band, Ham Radio, Radio Scanner. This book also talks about improving communication skills, such as conflict resolution and interpreting body language.

Grow or Die: The Good Guide to Survival Gardening

From hand tools that will till the ground better than a tractor to plans for growing all the calories you need in a crisis to easy-to-follow crop rotations that will beat the pests, this book is the cheapest insurance you can own against the crash we all know is coming sooner or later. It's the best quick and dirty guide to emergency farming I've ever read. Provides an essential skillset in the event our increasingly volatile world meets our increasingly fragile supply chains.

Survival Medicine Kit: First Aid Skills and Medications Every Prepper Should Know

Knowing the first aid basics can quite literally save your life. It is astonishing to believe that many hikers, preppers and roamers fail to grasp the basics of what is needed in a first aid kit. A first aid kit is more than just a pack of aspirin and some band aids. This book aims to show you some basic techniques to treat injuries on yourself and others when professional medical assistance is not available.

Unexpected World: The EMP Survivor

Author Chris Pike’s debut novel Unexpected World is a gritty and compelling survival tale about human courage and steadfast determination to live, to endure, and to persevere against all odds. Assistant District Attorney Dillon Stockdale is on the phone with his daughter when an EMP obliterates the entire electrical grid of the United States. Anything relying on a computer is fried, including the plane his daughter is on.

- Runners up

These are the runners up for 2016.

Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life: A Former CIA Officer Reveals Safety and Survival Techniques to Keep You and Your Family Protected

When Jason Hanson joined the CIA in 2003, he never imagined that the same tactics he used as a CIA officer for counter intelligence, surveillance, and protecting agency personnel would prove to be essential in every day civilian life. This books teaches how to prevent home invasions, carjackings, muggings, avoid becoming a soft target and common scams at home and abroad.

Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business

Many of us know that our government failed to fix the banking system after the subprime mortgage crisis. But what few of us realize is how the misguided financial practices and philosophies that nearly toppled the global financial system have come to infiltrate ALL American businesses, putting us on a collision course for another cataclysmic meltdown. I will say that this books' solution is more regulation, which never works because you cannot regulate evil - and evil is the real cause.

Conspiracies of the Ruling Class: How to Break Their Grip Forever

A Ruling Class have emerged in America against the hopes and designs of our Founding Fathers. Over the last hundred years, they have rejected the Constitution and expanded their own power, slowly at first and now rapidly. These people believe their actions are justified because they think they are smarter than the rest of us—so smart they can run our lives better than we can. But for all the power and resources at their command, they have failed. Miserably. What this book does not say is that the ruling class has no other option because their secular worldview leaves them no other way to think they can solve the problems of the world.


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The Devil’s Derivatives

In this book, Nicholas Dunbar tells the history of where derivatives originated. Derivatives are not evil, they just create an easy way for people to hide their evil deeds. Nicholas explains that the 2008 market crash resulted from investment bankers using derivatives to deceive people around the world. “The great arbitrage that powered all this activity was unethical …” p113. The moral collapse in the reason behind the economic collapse. What led to the housing market collapse was “… Countrywide were encouraging borrowers to lie on their applications … “ p166.

Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy

Steve makes a case for the importance of ‘sound money’ and the pending global economic collapse without it. Steve points out how the entire financial system is like a house of cards because money has lost its measure of value and the only solution is to return to ‘sound money’. But Steve does not go far enough, he does not ask why a nation begins printing money. It begins when the people cry out to their government to be their god – to set things right in their own eyes.

Prepare: Living Your Faith in an Increasingly Hostile Culture

In modern day America, persecution and hostile forces are banging at the doors of churches, Christian communities, and anyone witnessing in the Name of Christ. How do every day Christians respond to intimidation? This book contains some practical tips for how believers can live in an increasingly skeptical and hostile culture.

Prepper's Home Defense: Security Strategies to Protect Your Family by Any Means Necessary

This books is a collection of ideas on how to defend you home what you need to. It explains how to create plan and talked about what to look out for a culture deteriorates, criminates get smarter and more organized. Jim Cobb has many security strategies to protect your family by any means necessary. This book also deals with steps that are best implemented in a group environment.