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.

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Independence Monthly

May 2017

Discover how to live mortgage-free, with no utility bills, like Bob Adams and Karen Kulik in Arizona…see how Ben Cole built his “Earthship” home with a solar hot water system for just $15,000 on a $500 lot in New Mexico…and how Kirstie Wolfe went underground to build her cozy, well-insulated home.

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Independence Monthly

April 2017

Take a look at the tax breaks you can avail of when you’re homesteading…discover features on your land that will save costs or generate income…and meet former college professor Chris Holman who gave up the lecture hall to raise chickens and spend his Saturdays selling at a farmers market.

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Independence Monthly

March 2017

This issue of Independence Monthly is filled with community villages and campfires…farmers markets and cryptocurrency…herbs…health…and an alpaca ranch. Meet Alex and Heather Lysantri who bailed out of New York to buy a farm in Maryland where they now breed a herd of 44 alpacas…and Laura Beck, who used to work in TV production in Austin, Texas but now lives in an ecovillage in New York...

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Independence Monthly

February 2017

Meet Ed and Laurie Essex, who swapped their city-condo life for off-grid living in the mountains without compromising on comfort…and Roger and Mary Gallagher who opted for the freedom of the road in their motorhome. If you prefer to live in a house, find out how to do it mortgage-free…like Susannah Shmurak, who paid just $1 for her 100-year-old, wooden farmhouse…to save it from demolition...

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Independence Monthly

January 2017

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...

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Independence Monthly

December 2016

independence-monthly_december_2016-thumbThis 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...

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Independence Monthly

November 2016

independence-monthly_november_2016-thumbIn 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...

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Independence Monthly

October 2016

independence-monthly_october_2016-thumbHow 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…

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Independence Monthly

September 2016

Independence-Monthly_September_2016 width=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...

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Independence Monthly

August 2016

Independence-Monthly_July_2016-thumbIn 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...

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