• emergency planning for solopreneurs

Emergency Planning for Solopreneurs – What You Need To Know

Emergency Planning. It’s not all about bunkers, canned food and the zombie apocalypse. Emergency planning also means considering a number of what if scenarios and applying them to your own situation, especially if you’re a solopreneur. Not sure what I...
  • three habits of uncommonly focused people

Get more done every day; three habits of uncommonly focused people

Focused people get more done every day. That’s not likely to be a surprise to anyone. The challenge for most of us though, is finding that focus when we feel like we’re in the centre of a maelstrom. And, guess...
  • blog income and traffic report March

Blog Income Report – March 2016

Welcome to the second blog income report for Smart Money, Simple Life. I debated whether or not to publish a traffic and income report for quite a while before jumping in last month and publishing my first blog income and traffic...
  • growing your own food

6 Simple Reasons Growing Your Own Food Makes Good Sense

If you’ve ever considered growing your own food, or at least supplementing your weekly grocery expedition, now is the best time to start. Don’t let the absence of a backyard hold you back, or even a lack of knowledge, it’s...
  • 10 wardrobe items you can get rid of immediately

10 Wardrobe Items You Should Immediately Get Rid Of

Do you stand in front of your wardrobe, doors open, frowning at the contents? You do? Well, take heart. You’re not the only one. Over the last six months or so, I’ve been working on reducing the clutter in my...
  • easy ways to reduce food waste and save money

10 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

According to World Resources Institute nearly one third of all the food produced in the world goes to waste. Some of that waste occurs at the start of the food processing cycle (at the farm or being transported from the...
  • four tips for seekers of freedom and fulfillment

4 Tips for Seekers of Freedom and Fulfillment

Freedom and fulfillment. Two words that define success for Hal Elrod, me and quite possibly many of you, too. Freedom is the external hallmark of success for me. Freedom to choose how I spend my time, my money and my...
  • blog income report february 2016

Blog Income Report – February 2016

Welcome to the first blog income report for Smart Money, Simple Life. I’ve debated whether or not to publish a report since I began seeing some revenue a couple of months ago. It was a real quandary for me, mostly...
  • truths about self employment

9 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing Self Employment

There are certain truths about self employment that are often glossed over by those of us who make a living on our own terms. Being self employed is, for the most part, a completely liberating way to make a living...
  • 5 ways to spend less money

The Top 5 Ways to Spend Less Money

Looking for ways to spend less money? Me, too! Sometimes, even your best researched plans can go awry, meaning more dollars in the expenses column and less in the revenue column. You could look at finding new ways of generating extra income...