I am a fan of being prepared no matter the cost, however, I am also a fan of low cost prepping as I firmly believe that value, reliability, accuracy and more can come without a namebrand alone!
Be smart research, check fits and test when possible. I will continue to use my glocks, and promote their use with my family. However, I plan on having at least two of these as backup firearms specifically for assisting others. This video review is done by one of my favorite reviewers, based solely on his honesty alone they generally always are quite good.
CANIK TP9: http://youtu.be/9EOJjYDT7V4