We can learn many lessons from the Great Depression. My grandmother always said, everything old is new again. I didn’t realize, as a kid, that it wasn’t always good things that repeat themselves. Economists like to say that we are in a Great Recession right now. But how far are we from another great depression? […]
Getting rid of debt is usually a top priority for homesteaders. If you currently have debt you have a few options on how to pay it back. Here are three ways you can pay down your debt.
Managing the family finances can be a headache for anyone, but what do you do when there isn’t a clear picture of how much income to expect? Many occupations leave you with variable income, which can lead to insufficient funds and tapping into credit lines if you aren’t prepared. Although it can seem daunting to […]
How much debt would you be comfortable taking on to get the home you want? Often we are led to believe we ‘deserve’ a beautiful home, new car, or fancy clothes by all the media images around us. When we don’t have what others do, we can be left feeling deprived and resentful. We may […]