I discuss the importance of a working budget for your home or homestead. Without a real good working budget, you really have no solid footing and will always be guessing and getting further in the hole.
We’ve made a lot of sacrifices for me to be able to stay home with our daughter. It hasn’t been easy, but the longer I’m home, the more I know this is where I’m supposed to be. I’ve listed 25 things that we have cut to help us be able to live off one income.
In this article we share tips and insights on: cost per day budgeting, Analyzing & categorizing your expenses and using your data to make confident purchasing decisions.
My family was in way over our heads in debt. $400,000 worth of debt to be (almost!) exact. We decided that we’d had enough of living pay check to pay check and changed our situation. We’re now sitting with money in the bank!
Running a homestead (or household in general) can be an expensive enterprise. So can living in the country for that matter! Many folks striving towards self sufficiency will argue that you shouldn’t go into debt to do it and I’m inclined to agree. Using credit or borrowing money from a bank and self sufficiency are […]
Do you want to start a homestead but don’t know how to make it work with your income? My husband is a full-time teacher and I only teach part time, but we still save HALF of our income each month for the sole purpose of building our homestead with our own hands. Check out this […]