It is extremely important to realize the value of maintaining a personal barter store. In an economic collapse, where the dollar will be nearly worthless, a number of non-monetary goods will be more valuable than a fistful of dollars (also read about the end times). It's also important to realize that it's unrealistic to be able to store enough of every item to account for every scenario for an extended period of time. Having something of value to others can get stuff that is of value to you. Additionally, it can become a useful "Plan-B" skill in case of Job Loss.
Some people think that bartering is complicated. Come on, it was an economic system that was created without the use of modern technology. How hard can it be? Take a closer look at how the system works and understand that it is just as challenging as any other form of trade. Utilizing the process the right way will ensure a profit. Here are some tricks of the trade that will definitely be useful in this field.