Personal Action Step 7:
There can be no long-term or lasting sustainable prosperity without creating or demanding the establishment of personal, group, community, and national large-scale reserves. Reserves offer critical support and resilience in an unexpected major crisis. Individuals and social systems that do not have reserves will eventually collapse with repeated crises and stress which need resources for management or recovery. Creating reserves implies creating a surplus.
Economies that run at deficits and do not create adequate reserves are simply not sustainable. It is not even enough to just "balance a budget" one must provide specifically for emergency reserves as an intrinsic and essential element in any budget.
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