Ready to Live Off-Grid? 10 Things to Consider

Ready to Live Off-Grid? 10 Things to Consider

Twenty years ago, I began living my life-long dream. I purchased a 5-acre property that was entirely off-the-grid. My new home was in an area that had no access to the services that many folks consider normal… electrical power lines, water lines or sewer service. As I...
How to Lower Your Utility Bill

How to Lower Your Utility Bill

If there’s one thing that remains consistent with any home or apartment, it’s the fact that you’ll be paying utility bills. Whether you’re splitting them with roommates or dealing with them on your own, the utilities have to get paid. If you...
Moving Into Your First Apartment? 7 Keys to Budgeting Success

Moving Into Your First Apartment? 7 Keys to Budgeting Success

The idea of moving into an apartment for the first time is an exciting one. You get to look for your own furniture and decorations, have parties whenever you feel like it, and enjoy more privacy. However, with this new sense of freedom comes a whole lot of financial...
5 Smart Ways to Save Money On Pet Care

5 Smart Ways to Save Money On Pet Care

Pet owners can disagree on a lot. Are cats better, or are dogs? What’s the best breed of dog? You get the idea… But there’s one thing that all pet owners can agree on – Fluffy and Fido can eat up a good chunk of your monthly budget! Pet food, toys,...