6 Quick Tips for Managing Student Loan Debt

6 Quick Tips for Managing Student Loan Debt

Statistics show that about 33% of all Americans age 25 and older have college degrees and those numbers are rising  over time.  Unfortunately, many Americans use loans to finance this higher education.  Nothing welcomes your adulthood like getting the first student loan bill in the mail.  These bills can control your life if you’re careful.

The Complete Survival Shelters Handbook (Book Review)

The Complete Survival Shelters Handbook (Book Review)

Bushcraft survival is something that a lot of folks in the prepping community have an interest in.  Most of us spend some time outdoors away from our homesteads.  Knowing how to survive if SHTF in those situations is quite important.  In his book The Complete Survival Shelters Handbook, Anthonio Akkermans walks you through the different

Introduction To Backyard Aquaponics

Introduction To Backyard Aquaponics

The ability to grow plants and raise fish organically without the use of pesticides or fertilizers is accomplished through a method called aquaponics. This system of growing plants and raising fish without the use of soil was discovered by researchers from the University of Virgin Islands while looking for ways through which you can grow

How To Convince Non-Preppers

How To Convince Non-Preppers

You will undoubtedly come across people who find the very idea of prepping insane and absurd during your journey down the preparedness path. You may even have conversations where these non-preppers tell you how foolish you’re being and how you’re wasting your time. The idea of something disastrous happening is rather make-believe to these people

Homesteading And The Debt Free Lifestyle

Homesteading And The Debt Free Lifestyle

It’s difficult being an urban homesteader. In order to make it, you need to be independent.  Independence can mean many things, but a lot of people think of owning a good amount of land.  So what is a poor city inhabitant who longs for the country life supposed to do? Become debt free! Going Debt

Prepping: 7 Reasonable Things You Should Do

Prepping: 7 Reasonable Things You Should Do

Riots, EMP threats, NASA’s megadrought, clashes between religious fanatics, the U.S. debt increasing and the coming elections – all of these situations point to the same thing: the world may go down south at any time. I’m not saying they will – I hope they won’t – but are we really crazy for prepping for them? Our minds

Small Yard Garden Organization Ideas

Small Yard Garden Organization Ideas

Just because you have a small yard does not mean you have to give up on gardening. With a little work, some money, and a few imaginative ideas (we take care of that), you can make a great small yard garden out of nothing. It does not matter whether you want to plant veggies, herbs, or

Survival Foods: What Are The Top Six?

Survival Foods: What Are The Top Six?

You will not have the luxury of eating what you feel like when a catastrophe hits. In such situations, you should know what survival foods are best in terms of nourishment, vitality, energy and taste.  They should be also easy to carry around in case you need to bug out. Here is a list of six

Tactical Gear: The Best For Every Situation

Tactical Gear: The Best For Every Situation

The term tactical means “concerning to or constituting tactics.” Tactical is more a mindset than an accessory. This is also known as  tactical mindset. When you think this way, you’ll realize that your tactical gear should be centered on your tactics to save your life. Before you plan to buy tactical gear, you need to reconsider

Energy Efficiency: 10 Way To Increase It & Save Money At Home

Energy Efficiency: 10 Way To Increase It & Save Money At Home

Every single saved cent matters these days which is why you should increase your home’s energy efficiency as much as possible. You can increase your home’s energy efficiency in many other ways – from improving your bathroom eco-friendliness to redoing home insulation – even though we are in the age of the renewable energy and economical