Author: MrSelfReliance

Emergency Food Stash

  Do you have an emergency food stash? In this case, I’m not talking about a survival type emergency.  This stash is more for “Oh #@$# I forgot to pack my lunch again” emergencies.  Instead of going out and spending…

Too Much Stuff!

Too much stuff! It all has to go before the move, as mentioned in my last post, Quitting my Job. We have about 6 weeks to de clutter and save as much money as possible. What better way than a good old…

I’m Quitting my job…

I decided I’m quitting my job…. Ready or not, there will never be a perfect time.  The time is now.  That’s right, 6 years before I’m eligible for my pension, I’m leaving my career with the military behind.  After 14 years…

Getting Out of Debt

120k in Debt to 90k Net Worth While Having Two Kids Disclaimer Full disclaimer and why I debated not even writing this article. About 50% of our debt repayment and following increase in investments comes from one stock pick. All your…

Terra Cotta Tower

    Terra Cotta Tower So after posting a quick snapshot of my weekend project I seem to have peeked the interest of many backyard gardeners.  Ok, not a whole weekend project.  Really didn’t take me all that long, couple hours total.…

TFSA limit whiners

10 000$ TFSA limit. Yes please. It’s more money for people who save, invest and are smart with their finances and less for the government. People are complaining that the government will lose money….. really? Look at how much money…

Operation FEED YOURSELF

Well spring is here, almost summer now.  The next logical step to self-reliance is obviously to grow my own food.  To be honest, this is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time but never got around to.  My…