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My Interview on the CFO Woman Podcast

May 5, 2015 – 12:11 pm | 2 Comments

cfo woman podcast logoI’m honored to have been featured on Melissa Jasmin’s CFO Woman Podcast this week! The CFO Woman Podcast features money management tips for women in all financial situations. To listen to my interview with Melissa, click on the following link:

CFO Woman Podcast Episode 9 with Laurie Blank

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Thanks so much to Melissa for featuring The Frugal Farmer, and thank you, readers and listeners, for your faithful support!


Happy prepping!


How to Practice Spiritual Self Sufficiency

May 4, 2015 – 9:29 am | 11 Comments

Last week, I wrote here about the Frugal Farmer’s Three Rules of Self Sufficiency. From here we plan on breaking down each rule and talking about it more in depth. Today we’ll talk about how …

Take Care of Your Own Family First?

April 29, 2015 – 8:38 am | 30 Comments
Take Care of Your Own Family First?

In the nearly 3 1/2 years that we’ve run The Frugal Farmer, I’ve had a handful of people say, in the nicest way, that the idea of self-sufficiency seems to them, well, a bit selfish. …

The Process of Getting Financially Real With Yourself

April 27, 2015 – 12:01 am | 32 Comments

I’m honored again this year to be a part of The Heavy Purse’s Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival. For more information on this spectacular annual event, you can check out this link to The Heavy Purse. …

The Three Rules of Self-Sufficiency and Preparedness

April 22, 2015 – 8:24 am | 22 Comments

As I think about our mission going forward, I’ve finally figured out how to define what our goal is here at The Frugal Farmer:
Physical, financial and spiritual self-sufficiency.
Being a part of the prepper community, we’ve …

The Worst Financial Advice I’ve Ever Received

April 20, 2015 – 8:18 am | 52 Comments

I started my first job in banking in January of 1989. I was excited to go from being in retail sales (my former job as a cosmetologist lost its luster quickly and I went into …

Some Seriously Inspiring Money Tips

April 17, 2015 – 9:05 am | 8 Comments
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Our friends over at Stacking Benjamins have put together a post of 41 seriously inspiring money tips to encourage and motivate you to reach your financial dreams.
Check it out by clicking here.

Should You Consider a Liver Cleanse?

April 16, 2015 – 7:52 am | 16 Comments

Warning: This post contains TMI. If you have a weak stomach, please go to another Frugal Farmer page or tune in next time for my post on the Worst Financial Advice I Ever Received. If …

The Prepper Garden

April 13, 2015 – 8:11 am | 28 Comments
The Prepper Garden

When we first started gardening years ago, it was more of a fun hobby than a means to provide cheap food for our family. Then in October of 2012 we moved to the farm, and …

From Material Girl to Value Based Spending Queen

April 9, 2015 – 8:15 am | 2 Comments

The first time I heard the term value based spending was while reading a post written by Shannon over at The Heavy Purse. Shannon has a heart for teaching financial literacy for the masses. It …

Good Financial Habits Learned From Debt

April 7, 2015 – 6:31 am | 20 Comments

It’s highly unlikely you’ll find anyone commenting that being in debt is fun.
For most of us, it’s seems like a never-ending uphill battle. We’re fighting for our lives. Our values. Our future.
It’s a huge challenge, …