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The Road to Debt Free

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Survival Tips

We think it’s important for families to be as prepared as possible for any natural or other disasters that may come their way.

Frugal Finance Management

A custom debt-reduction budget that fits your own family’s size, needs, etc., is crucial to debt reduction success.

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27 Ways to Save Money Right Now

September 28, 2016 – 6:04 am


So, you’re getting tired of the rat race and the paycheck-to-paycheck living cycle, aren’t you. I can tell by that look on your face. You’re tired, worn down, and you don’t want to live life that way anymore.

I’ve been there. Some days I’m still there. But one thing that’s changed is that we’ve now got a plan in place that will help us end up in a financial place where we have enough FU money that we can blow off hubby’s 9-to-5 job and do what we want to do instead of what we have to do. Read the full story »

5 Effective Ways to Improve Garden Cultivation

September 21, 2016 – 6:52 am

Today’s post is a guest post from fellow blogger Ann, who owns the Sumo Gardener blog. Enjoy!
 How to Improve Garden Cultivation
We always want to maximize the crops we harvest after a season of hard work. …

What You Should Consider Before You Buy a Farm

September 15, 2016 – 7:10 am


It will be four years ago next month that we sold our home in the ‘burbs and moved to a hobby farm about forty-five minutes out of town. The farm life is in many ways …

Data Science and Gray Areas in American Election Gambling

September 14, 2016 – 3:18 pm

The US has had a tricky relationship with internet gambling ever since the practice first surfaced a couple of decades ago. Today, the borderless internet is divided up by regional lines, directing US gambling traffic …

How to Prepare for a SHTF Situation

September 9, 2016 – 8:31 am

There’s been lots of talk in the prepping world that America’s fluffy existence is soon coming to an end – or at least taking a long break. Massive government debt (currently over 19 trillion) and …

Stories from the Great Depression

September 6, 2016 – 7:51 am

Greetings, friends!  I’ll try not to make this into a rant :-), but with all of the modern technologies of today and media ads running amuck telling us we need this, that and the other …

5 Ways to Work Toward Millionaire Status

August 31, 2016 – 9:17 am

Becoming a millionaire is largely about finding more money to save and invest. Before we started the process of educating ourselves in the ways of money management, we really thought that becoming a millionaire was …

Should I Buy My Child a Horse?

August 25, 2016 – 8:22 am

Whenever I mention that we have horses on our farm, I would estimate that at least half of the people I’m talking to say “Yeah, my kid wants a horse.”
Having a horse or pony is …

Good Marketing: A Key Component to Any Successful Business

August 17, 2016 – 6:27 am

A while back, Mrs. Frugal Rules wrote a great post titled Three Ways Advertising Companies Tempt You to Forsake Frugality.  I loved this post, first and foremost, because I’ve always had a hidden dream of …

Frugal Home Hacks that Save us Hundreds Per Month

August 12, 2016 – 8:44 am

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. There’s lots of truth in that quote. For us, the necessity to keep trimming our spending as we work our way out of debt has helped …

Six Health Hacks that Help us Keep Medical Costs Low

August 4, 2016 – 9:21 am

*Disclaimer: I am not a health professional. I am simply sharing my experiences and as such, this article should not be substituted for professional medical advice. 
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Since the induction of Obamacare …