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Six Essential Tools for the Small Farm or Homestead

As a farmer, your tools are an important investment. It pays to get the best…but it can also cost. Without experience, you might end up spending a lot on things you don’t really need...


Four Tips for Selling at Farmers Markets

Farmers markets can provide income for your self-sufficient lifestyle, and connect you with local farmers and the larger community. You don’t have to have a big operation to make use of market...


Five Great States for Homesteading

America is a big place with vastly different cultures, growing seasons, land prices, and local government. This is certainly a good thing if you’re looking to escape the rat race and set up a...

Online Income

Five Great Websites for Freelance Work

It feels great to get rid of the boss and work for yourself. Having the freedom to choose your own schedule and interact directly with clients provides a more satisfying and meaningful work...

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Four Services That Give You Free Money To Sign Up

The next time someone tells you “there’s no such thing as free money”, you can smile smugly, armed with the knowledge that this is no longer true. Businesses are constantly giving away cash


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...

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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...

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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...