I’ve contemplated similar activities as Whirly. I’m not certain if I care about the credit card companies making it in the end. Fellow man would have to be very loosely defined to include visa. The problem I forsee is that inflation might be so high and stocks so depleted you won’t be able to get much of anything.
I would setup my perimeter security and active my group. Pre-position my cashe’s. Start my residential building modifications. Buy more seeds.