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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...

Self-Reliance

Six Best Chemical Free Cleaners for Your Home

Outrageous, but true...in the United States chemical companies are allowed to put products on the market without proving they’re safe for human health. There are over 80,000 chemicals currently...

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...

HomesteadingSelf-Reliance

Create Your Homestead with these Financial Supports

Do you find yourself dreaming of the homesteading life where traditional values, old skills, fresh air, and physical activity make for a more satisfying way of life? If you feel ready and willing...

Self-Reliance

Earn Extra Income Doing the Things You Love

We've lost our way. We've forgotten how to fix cars because now cars are giant computers with a "car application" inside of them. We've forgotten common business sense because the rules have gone...

Self-Reliance

A Second Income, a Simple Life, and More Free Time

One year I sat down to analyze my finances and realized I had a modest five-figure income that was being pummeled by a massive six-figure debt. That's not sustainable. But rather than waiting and...

Self-Reliance

Power Outage Preparation: The Essentials

It doesn’t matter what time of year, where you live or your economic status. When the power goes out, there’s nothing you can do. Or is there? With a little planning, you can minimize the effect...

Self-Reliance

Break Your Dependency on the Utility Companies

I’ve heated with wood every winter for nearly 20 years, and—even if a blizzard knocks out the power grid—I stay cozy and comfortable. Wood is an affordable alternative to electricity or fossil fuels...