What should I do?

The Accelerated Crash Course

This Accelerated Crash Course video condenses over 4.5 hours' worth of detailed material on the trends most likely to shape your future into an easy-to-follow exploration that takes less than an hour to view.

Please take the time to watch it. It could very well be the most important life investment you can make with an hour of your time. » Read more

The Crash Course

The Crash Course will provide you with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we've known it is ending due to depleting resources.

But it also offers real hope. Those individuals who take informed action today, while we still have time, can lower their exposure to these coming trends -- and even discover a better way of life in the process. We'll show you how. » Read more

The Crash Course: "Classic" version

The Crash Course seeks to provide you with a baseline understanding of the economy so that you can better appreciate the risks that we all face. The Intro below is separated from the rest of the sections because you'll only need to see it once...it tells you about how the Crash Course came to be. » Read more

The Crash Course

The Crash Course will provide you with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we've known it is ending due to depleting resources.

But it also offers real hope. Those individuals who take informed action today, while we still have time, can lower their exposure to these coming trends -- and even discover a better way of life in the process. We'll show you how. » Read more

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The Martenson Report - The Framework for Predicting Our Financial Future

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Executive Summary

  • Exponential change 'speeds up'
  • When it finally happens, change happens quickly
  • Collapse progresses from the outside in
  • Complex systems will become simpler when energy is scarce
  • We fool ourselves at our peril
  • The rules will be changed
  • If you can't accurately assess the risks, don't play the game
  • Your goal in a systemic bear market

Part I: How To Position Yourself For The Future: Step 1 - Financial Security

Part II: The Framework For Predicting Our Financial Future

List of WSID Articles

This What Should I Do? blog series is intended to surface knowledge and perspective useful to preparing for a future defined by Peak Oil.  The content is written by PeakProsperity.com readers and is based in their own experiences in putting into practice many of the ideas exchanged on this site.  If there are topics you'd like to see featured here, or if you have interest in contributing a post in a relevant area of your expertise, please indicate so in our What Should I Do? series feedback forum.

If you have not yet seen the other articles in this series, you can find them here:

This series is a companion to this site's free What Should I Do? Guide, which provides guidance from Chris and the PeakProsperity.com staff on specific strategies, products, and services that individuals should consider in their preparations.  

New articles are being added on a continual basis. To view the full collection of these articles beginning with the most recently published, click here.

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The Martenson Insider - November 2, 2010

In This Newsletter
  • What Should I Do? The Basics of Resilience (Part 9 - Your Next Steps)
  • Don't Ignore This: Announcing New Community Tools
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The Martenson Report - Future Chaos: There Is No "Plan B"

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Executive Summary

  • Perception will drive the market shift.
  • Awareness of Peak Oil is still low but spreading rapidly.
  • The military is mobilizing, but civilian government is AWOL.
  • The Post-Peak transition will be more chaotic than it needs to be.
  • We have time to prepare (but not much).
  • Taking informed action now is critical.
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The Martenson Insider - September 21, 2010

In This Newsletter
  • What Should I Do? The Basics of Resilience (Part 8 – Community)
  • Chris Live in Norway
  • Public Presentation in Midland, Texas