Here are a few things of immediate importance.
Move out of cities.
Convert dollars that will be held hostage in the banking system to silver (and gold).
Keep Enough cash on hand for a month of typical requirements.
Keep stocking up on food.
Purchase and stockpile items for barter in times when money is not accepted.
Purchase productive assets (farms, farmland, tractors, specialized machinery).
Make preparations for gasoline and diesel fuel shortages coming this winter.
Obtain necessary components of cooking – cooking oils, flour, sugar, seasonings, etc.
Learn new skills. Fishing, hunting, food storage, gardening.
Purchase a water purification system.
Home cooking supplies including fuel for stoves.
Medical supplies for humans and animals.
Invest in solar equipment for power generation.
Consider communications a priority and invest in radio equipment (shortwave receivers, shortwave radios (get your license), GMRS radios.
Jack Mullen, MBA
* Note I am not giving advice, only my opinion, I am not a financial advisor. This article represents my thoughts about the economy only.