Economics and Investing:

An excellent piece by Dr. Gary North that gets to the heart of the preparedness mindset, even when disasters are personal rather than national: Budgeting for a Lifestyle Contraction

Anthony Wile of The Daily Bell: The Trillion Dollar Coin Is a Great Idea!

Items from The Economatrix:

The Economic Implosion Of Europe Is Accelerating

Economic Forecaster:  US Has Gone Over The “Demographic Cliff.”  Market Crash Will Start In Summer

“Dr. Doom” Faber Sees A Possible 10% Gold Correction