In two weeks when we have defaulted on the national debt you will forget these trivialities. We will have bigger stuff to worry about, like how to feed your family when dollars are not worth the paper they are printed on.
This is why i'm planning to borrow millions of $$ from the bank, and stock up on things like Guns and Ammo,
that won't be devalued by the US default on the national debt.
By the way; in the event of inflation, Real Estate, and commodities such as silver, copper and steel, can be expected to increase in face value, to match the amount of inflation. These commodities, and things like Bitcoins can then be used as a medium of trade.
Gold is probably not the best thing to acquire at this time, because it's already inflated.
I heard somewhere; that if you are one of the few that has guns and ammo: you should be able to find food in any economy.
There will still be plenty of resources to survive; in a survival situation, you just need to be a good competitor.
It's also worthwhile to build a massive stockpile of long-shelflife foods and cooking materials: coconut oil, baking soda, lots of hard liquors of course, cornstarch, salt, maple syrup, pure honey, dried wild/white/jasmine/basmati rice, sugar, dried fruits, dry beans (pintos, kidney beans, blackeye beans), canned beans; freeze-dried stuff, pure vanilla extracts, distilled vinegar, buckwheat, dry corn, kamut, millet, barley, rye, oat groats, flour
But you can't stock up on these at home --- you need to make sure you have a secure, confidential, defensible location for resource storage.