The US govt minted Silver eagle, a 1 oz silver bullion coin. Some of your savings should be stored in these popular bullion coins = a good to have on hand. Because silver is a much smaller storehouse of value than 1 oz gold coins, they will be more easily used in retail-barter transactions should our national & global paper currencies become 'less acceptable'... such as when it takes 100 dollars to buy 1 loaf of bread, while 1 oz silver still buys about 12 loaves as it does today, in 4/2012.
Prepping 101 – OPSEC - What is OPSEC? OPSEC is short for Operations Security or Operational Security and encompasses identifying critical information to determine if your actions can be observed by adversaries. To boil that down further, it is making sure bad guys don’t have any information about you that they can use against you. This could be to either harm you, or compromise you or your group in a way that would be detrimental. There, is that murky and ominous sounding enough for you?