This Bullion Category is dedicated to the subject of your wealth accumulation, preservation and your ultimate financial security. Financial Preparedness includes tips and strategies to make the most of what you earn and save so that like in the “grasshopper and the ant analogy,” you are adequately prepared for harder times ahead. This could also include information on preparing with a limited budget or other cost-saving strategies. Precious Metals specifically relates to gold and silver and other commodities as stores of wealth. Finally, in the Miscellaneous subcategory, you will find those related articles that might not fit into the topics above, such as bartering.