The author's motivation for writing has been to educate his readers to become financially literate and self sufficient. Not only do you have to be living the frugal lifestyle, but you have to be financially literate to survive in today's economic climate.
Frugal living and income diversification are your keys to economic survival. The author Brian J. Cody has published an extensive financial education guide called "Planting the Seed to Master the Money Tree of Knowledge". Published by Xlibris Corp.