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How To Make Money To Live Life On Your Own Terms!

The Key To Living Life On Your Own Terms.

The key to being able to reliably live life on your own terms, with comfort and ease, is to escape "The System": You have to get off "The Grid"* to Gain Radical Independence Directly (GRID) for yourself! (See * below for my definition; what I mean by get off "The Grid" and live off "The Grid".) 

This simply means, you have to be living your life in a way that is free of having any dependence on any of the things you need for a safe, comfortable life that could affect your welfare and safety but over which things you typically, conventionally, have no control. Things such as your Income, Shelter, Food and Electricity: You have to be in control of these things to protect your welfare and safeguard your well-being!

make money off the grid: Cash In The Bank

Cash In The Bank

But, to have that kind of control, this means that you have to escape "The System"! You have to be living off "The Grid"*! In particular, you have to get out from depending on the 9-5 Jobs Market for your source of Income. But, how are you going to do that? Do you know how to do that? 

This article deals specifically with alternate options for making money and handling the challenge of creating Income outside of relying on the typical 9-5 Jobs Market that exists within "The System"! So, keep reading to find the solution that could work for you ...

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Do You Need Money To Live Off The Grid?

Why Do You Need Money To Live Off The Grid?

Freedom comes from escaping "The System" and getting into Living Off-The-Grid* free of any dependence on "The System"! 

There are four basic freedoms: Purpose, Time, People and Location! Helping you to achieve these freedoms is what "Your Life By Design™", is all about!

In summary, to live your life on your own terms with comfort and ease and enjoy having the four freedoms - being able to do what you want, when you want, with whom you want and where you want - you really do have to have a ready source of money and be Living Off-The-Grid* and outside of The System!

Make Money And Live Life: Wheres-the-money: Income and Savings graphic

Income and Savings

a) If you don't have a ready source of money, you wont enjoy any comfort and you will certainly not be at lasting ease. It takes money to get into Living Off-The-Grid and establish the self-sufficient, self-reliant lifestyle!

b) If you don't Live Off-The-Grid*, you are never really going to get to enjoy having the four freedoms. The conventional way of modern, 9-5 Job type life is like a trap: It's an unsustainable, unfulfilling, continual drain on all of your resources; not just your money. The word JOB is, in fact, an acronym for "Just Over Broke"!

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Freedom! What Is That?

The Foundation Of Our Freedom:

Here in the United States, we talk a lot about freedom and being a free nation. In terms relative to other countries, that is largely true thanks to our Constitution.

For example, we are blessed to have the right to freedom of speech and to elect our leaders from a local through State to Federal level. We have the Constitutional Rule Of Law. But, do we really have freedom on a personal level? Are you doing the things that you love and that bring you joy?

What, exactly, do I mean by personal level freedom? What kind of freedom is that? Freedom from what? And how do you get, and enjoy having, this freedom? And, if you are you not doing the things that you love and that bring you joy, why not?

Freedom: Statue Of Liberty

Statue Of Liberty - Freedom

"How To Live Off The Grid Now" is ultimately about creating and enjoying a level of personal freedom for yourself and your family! It's about living a healthier, less-stressful, more rewarding life. It's about getting to do the things that you love and that bring you joy! Stay with me here as I show you what I mean by all this. Then, let me know in the Comments below what Freedom means to you and what you think about all this.

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Going Off The Grid – You Need To Know

11 Things To Know Before Going Off The Grid

An Introduction To The 11 Things To Know:

This is a guide intended only to give you a general informational overview of the 11 most fundamental things you would need to know before going off the grid.

It is a curation of "words-of-wisdom" gathered from the experiences of those who have taken the step of creating their own off-the-grid lifestyle.

going off the grid: Fertile Homesteading Land

Fertile Land

It is relatively easy to go off the grid by simply cutting your connection to the power grid. But, it is very complicated to go completely off the grid to self-sufficiency. It is also very easy to underestimate what is involved in creating the off the grid self-sufficient lifestyle.

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Get Off The Grid Checklist

What It Takes To Get Off The Grid:

Get Off The Grid? Live off the grid? What does it take? That depends!

By "get off the grid" I mean so much more than just cutting the umbilical chord to the power grid for your  source of electricity. It should go without saying that you will want to do that but you can also do so much more than that. It all depends on just how far you want to go, and can go, to have freedom from dependence on outside, vulnerable, resources.

get off the grid: Log Cabin In The Woods photo

For example, do you want freedom from having to eat GMO modified and generally mass-processed Super-Market food products? Then you will need to grow your own vegetables and possibly chickens as well. You could do that to meet your own food needs and even grow enough to create a source of income.

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Creating The Off-The-Grid Self-Reliant Lifestyle

What is the off-the-grid, self-reliant, lifestyle?

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The "off-the-grid, self-reliant, lifestyle" label, in the context of this web-site and discussion, means so much more than just living a lifestyle in a home that is simply disconnected from the power grid and nothing more than that - the original definition of being "off-the-grid". This label also now means much more than a life lived in some remote boondocks location, even though modern usage of the term "off-the-grid" has now come to mean even that in the broadest sense of its use.

But here I am talking about living your life in a way that is essentially self-reliant and, ultimately, also self-sustaining: Looking at creating a lifestyle that is technically fully off-the-grid in every respect. This means having a lifestyle that is completely free of dependence on any form of public services. 

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How To Live Off The Grid Now – Benefits of Subscribing


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Do you know what it would actually take to live off the grid?

Are you curious about how to get off the grid to free yourself from dependence on the national power grid for electricity, from dependence on the modern-day mass-produced, processed food supply-chain for healthy food, from dependence on tedious commutes to boring 9-5 jobs that could go away in a heartbeat leaving you without income?

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