In each issue, we explore practical ideas to help you escape “the system” and begin reclaiming your own independence.
From step-by-step guides to gaining financial freedom…ditching the mortgage, cutting up the credit cards, waving goodbye to auto loans and student debt…
To fresh and unique insights regarding lifestyle independence…learning where and how to live cheaper, healthier…and on less money…
To urban farming… digital currency… energy independence and much, much more.
Independence Monthly is the preferred resource for individuals looking to leave the system behind for good and finally take back control of their own lives.
Meet Deb and Tj Akey, who downshifted to live on a sailboat and now spend their days anchoring off beaches and visiting cool places on their 42ft boat. Make extra cash from your spare room by joining the sharing economy and renting your space to guests. Learn about your right to water…which states allow you to collect rain…and how you can filter water to ensure you have your own source in times of drought.Read More
This month, you’ll meet Robin and Steve Follette, who wholeheartedly embrace a self-sufficient rural life in Maine, hunting, fishing, raising chickens, and growing their own food…and Karyn Moskowitz who brings rural goodness into the urban environment. Improve your own food supply by making homemade ice cream, free from artificial flavors…boost your wealth with tipsRead More
In your November issue…see how people are cutting loose from the corporate world in increasingly innovative ways. Read how Don Jr. Waters is creating online incomes to support his rural dream. Improve your chances of shopping for healthy, nutritious food by understanding what food labels really mean…find out how bypassing the banks and buying with bitcoin isRead More
How would you cope in the face of a food shortage? In this issue, Tom Kerr highlights the rise of food insecurity while Jules Dervaes explains how he feeds his family from one-tenth of an acre, 15 minutes from downtown L.A. Plus, you’ll find all you need to know to start canning any extra fruit and vegetables you grow…and, if you’re determined to have your ownRead More
In this issue… indulge your inner artisan, like Les Worley who loves making cheese in his own kitchen. Meet Gary Scott who, in his seventies, is living a life on the land—using the uber economy, online income, and wise investments to create his wealth…and Zoe Blarowski who quit her job when she saw how much money she could make freelancing. Discover the skills for survivingRead More
In this issue…Jen and Bryan Danger rented their house and converted their garage into a living space for themselves. Without the pressure of repaying the mortgage (the rental income does that), they spend their time hiking, camping, and touring around in their Sprinter van. Marc and Julie Bennett went a step further. They sold their house and now live in their RV. WithRead More
See how Tom Kerr pursued his happiness by ditching his corporate sales job to discover old skills and new incomes…and how Marjory Wildcraft closed her investment company to raise livestock and grow vegetables on her own farm. If you don’t fancy digging up your garden, we have neat ways for you to still enjoy a supply of fresh, nourishing food without ever lifting a hoe.Read More
Whether you want to create a homestead where you are master of your own hours…or lead an independent nomadic life enjoying the freedom to go where you choose, you’ll find the clever ways to do it in this issue of Independence Monthly. Joel Bowman has the low-down on geographic independence, while Jan Davis shares her homesteading insights and experience. If you feel likeRead More
This month, Independence Monthly focuses on technology and the incredible opportunities for freedom it affords us. We take a look at a digital currency untouched by corrupt government, investigate the role of the internet in modern homeschooling, and discover how to save big bucks on healthcare…and get a free holiday in the process.Read More
In the April issue of Independence Monthly Joel muses on the plight of the founding fathers, the struggle for independence, and the liberties we’ve sacrificed since. This month he’s joined by a roster of Independence experts who’ll give you the inside track on building your own tiny house, better health, and DIY, off-the-grid living.Read More