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Owning Physical Gold & Silver Tips and Suggestions

by Bob When owning physical gold & silver there are a few general concepts to understand: Don’t tell the world! (2 or 3 is enough) You aren’t planning on using them in regular retail businesses in normal times. The best thing that can happen to them is you leave them to your heirs (you never needed them). They preserve wealth …

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How to Make and Save Money Living in the Country

Homesteading is also about earning a living! by D. in Kansas My husband and I were freaking out about the economy in 1978, so moved from a metro lifestyle in another state to rural Kansas where we fenced and planted a half-acre garden. I learned to can, soon filling the basement with Mason jars. We went “off the grid” for a …

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Moving Toward Self-Reliance for the Working Poor

by Sandra There are many of us who are or have been classified as the working poor, meaning we are employed and we earn a few bucks above the national poverty level ($12,140 for a single person and $25,100 for family of 4—2018 figures), but we don’t earn enough to pay for everything, e.g., food, shelter, transportation, medical, child care, etc. …

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How You Can Get By With Less and Still Be Happy…

by Sarah L I was raised in a very religious, conservative family. My parents had several of us kids that they were putting through private schools, so there was never any extra money. We lived below “paycheck to paycheck”. I’ve been to food pantries, salvage stores, garage sales, and used coupons. Anything to save money. I decided when I was …

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Start Saving Today and Live Your Homesteading Dream Tomorrow

Your dream of owning your own homestead is closer than it appears. It might seem like you’ll never be able to purchase a homestead. But if you have a plan in place to save, you can be harvesting fresh eggs and vegetables on your own property before you know it. It will just take a little work. Are you ready …

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Using Coupons To Save Money When Stockpiling Your Homestead Pantry

Using coupons offers an opportunity for huge saving on food that you should take advantage of. According to Wikipedia.com, a coupon is “A ticket or document that can be exchanged for a financial discount or rebate when purchasing a product. Coupons first saw widespread use in the United States in 1909 when Post conceived the idea to help sell their …

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How to Start a WordPress Blog on Bluehost

Let’s face it being self-employed beats the heck out of working for someone else and one of the first things that you should consider when you think about homesteading is how you’re going to make a living once you move to a rural homestead. No matter how food self-sufficient on the homestead that you are you’ll still need to earn …

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You Don’t Need To Be Wealthy to Homestead

So you want to homestead but don’t think you can afford it? You see sprawling ranches on television with seven-figure price tags and think that is what homesteading is all about. I’m here to tell you that’s not true. You don’t need to be wealthy to start a homestead. You don’t need a trust fund or a rich relative. For …

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31 Ways to Make Money in Rural Areas (With Low Start Up Costs)

I’ve not talked a lot about making extra money here on MDCreekmore.com yet but it really should be addressed more often and I intend to start doing just that starting with this article. One of the first things you’ll notice after moving to the country is that most rural towns and counties suffer from a lack of jobs and the …