Bartering Basics When The SHTF
The What & How Of Bartering
In a long-term disaster situation, your fiat money (those dollar bills in your wallet and purse) may be either unavailable or worthless. Probably both.
That’s why, in addition to storing food and water and purchasing survival gear as your budget allows, you should also consider stockpiling items everyone will consider more valuable than money.
Items that are valuable because of their scarcity and high demand.
I touched on this topic recently, but it bears repeating and emphasis.