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Self-Reliance

Four Clever Ways to Keep Your House Warm

Being able to save money in clever and creative ways is a critical skill for anyone who wants to live independently…and affordably. Between the holidays and the drop in temperature, winter tends...

Online Income

Six Free Tools for Freelancing, Online Working, and Self-Employment

You can become independent and self-sufficient by creating new online incomes, rather than depending on a single employer to provide you with a job and a salary. Freelance or other work-from-home...

Financial FreedomFinancial Independence

Six Best Free Apps for Shopping Deals Online to Save Money

It’s almost always cheaper to buy things online. Just last week I picked up two replacement headlights normally retailing at $70 for about $12 each. Plus, if you live in a rural area, shopping...

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 FreedomFinancial IndependenceOnline 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 for Off-Grid Living

You never know when the power might cut out. Floods, storms, economic collapse…it’s always a good idea to have some items on hand that don’t require electricity...

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...