There is an essential need to be sensible about what you can do to save money and to be well prepared for an emergency situation, be it a long-term power outage, sudden unemployment, or tough economic times. It is crucial to do so safely and economically! This book will suggest free or low-cost ways to prepare you and your family for emergencies. It will help you look at your situation and evaluate what you can do and how you can to do it without depleting your savings. It will offer practical solutions and ideas for surviving in your own home if the need arises.