Tick-tock, 10 days until we hit the absolute limit on the debt ceiling and we haven't even passed a CR to keep the government running. What happens if no agreement is made by the 17th? Probably a sever spike in interest rates which could trigger catastrophic shock waves through the markets. What happens if there is no agreement by Nov 1st? A potential reduced payout of SNAP and Social Security. That could trigger riots and civil unrest. This might be a good week to examine the areas of your preparedness plan that need improvement. Click the link to read more on the threats that the debt ceiling brings.

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