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Self-Reliance

Five Steps to Simplify Your Life

We’re assaulted with advertisements and cultural attitudes that encourage us to evaluate ourselves based on how much “stuff” we own and constantly acquire new “things”. It’s not hard to see why...

HomesteadingLiving Off The GridSelf-Reliance

Six Essential Possessions for Independent People

Outdoor skills…homestead living…DIY activities…they all give you a sense of satisfaction and independence. Folks who live off-the-grid...

Financial FreedomFinancial Independence

Slow Down and Spend Your Money Wisely

A decade ago, the idea that money could move too fast, that businesses could become too big, or that finance could be too complex may have seemed laughable. These days, it’s a fact that’s hard to...

Financial FreedomFinancial Independence

Rewarding Ways to Invest Your Money

If you want to take more control over your investments, you can bypass the banks, bypass the stock market, and get straight to the borrower on a peer-to-peer lending site...

DIY GardeningHomesteadingUrban Homesteading

How to Build a Living Roof

As a successful homesteader, you’ll need the ability to make full use of their surroundings. Being able to adapt every square inch of space into something useful will dramatically increase your...

Living Off The Grid

Quit Paying Energy Bills…Heat Your Own Water

If you’re the type of person who wants to take back control of your life, live independently, and harness the power of the earth for your own benefit…you can make a few small changes to start...

Urban Homesteading

Three Ideas for Urban Homesteading for Beginners

Urban Homesteading is all about adapting traditional homesteading techniques to city living. so you can live a more self-sufficient and environmentally friendly lifestyle…without making a...

Self-Reliance

How to Create a Survival Plan

Do you have a plan for when something goes wrong? Disasters come in all shapes and sizes. Even if you don’t think the end of society is nigh, you should still have a solid emergency or survival...

Financial FreedomFinancial Independence

Five Great Apps for the Sharing Economy

There’s one simple reason why the sharing economy gets so much attention. It saves people money, usually by streamlining business transactions and cutting out “the middle man”. Uber, for example...

Self-Reliance

Three Ways to Stay on Top of Your Computer Security

Our computers carry all kinds of personal data that we depend on, some of which we’re probably not even aware exists. Keeping it safe keeps you in charge...