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Urban Homesteading

How to Build a Bottle Wall

The homesteader’s lifestyle encourages us to be resourceful. By learning the tricks of the trade, we can easily find ways to save money and improve our lives at the same time. Finding alternative...

Financial FreedomOnline Income

Four Ways to Invest Your Way to a Passive Income

Do you ever dream of joining the ranks of investors who make enough passive income to support themselves? Knowing how and when to invest your money can be tricky when there’s so many options...

Online IncomeSelf-Reliance

Five Tips for Working From Home

If you’re looking into transitioning to the homesteading or off-grid life, you’ve probably put some thought into the idea of earning from home. For those of us used to going into the office every...

Living Off The Grid

Nine Solar Powered Gadgets That Make You Independent of the Grid

You never know when the power might cut out. Floods, storms, economic collapse…weather you’re a serious doomsday prepper or just looking for extra peace of mind, it’s always a good idea to have...

Self-Reliance

Three Steps to Save Money on Energy Bills this Winter

Even the most well insulated homes can see energy costs leap about 50% during the colder months. If you have an older house with lots of drafts, you might see your bills increase by a staggering...

Online IncomeSelf-Reliance

Four Tips for Marketing Yourself Online

Work for yourself, your clients, and your own earnings…rather than being at the whim of company management. Freelancing and self-employment give you the independence to work where, when, and how...

Living Off The Grid

Your Four Basic Needs for Going Off Grid

You’re ready for the move. In fact, it can’t come soon enough. You’ve spent a few months to a year saving and you’ve sold all the extra stuff you don’t want to bring with you...

Living Off The Grid

Four Tips to Getting Off Grid in One Year or Less

Feeling trapped, drained, and dismayed by the slough of a so-called “normal” life? Desperate to start taking direct control of your own happiness and freedom by living in harmony with nature and...

Homesteading

How Gardening Improves Physical and Mental Health

You already know that gardening is good for you. Growing your own food provides you with fresh, clean produce, free of the pesticides and GMOs that lace most of our store-bought foodstuffs...

MinimalismSelf-RelianceSimple Living

Five Steps to Living Debt Free This Holiday Season

The holidays are a time for enjoying the company of those you love, and showing them how much you care with thoughtful gifts or the simple pleasure of your company. But if you’re not careful, the...