Taking care of your finances can be very time consuming. Here are some tools that you can use to save time and automate the management of your money.
Do you plan to leave your children an inheritance? If so, what steps are you taking today to do so?
Overspending can be the cause of many financial issues. Here are six smart spending questions to ask before you buy.
There are often excuses or barriers to giving. For some, it’s never the right time because of being in debt. For others, they can’t give because they’re not earning enough money yet. And still for others, they can’t give because it would put their budget out of balance considering expenses. But the truth is giving is […]
Money is interwoven into many areas of our lives. It is no wonder that ‘going the wrong way’ financially, can have a direct and negative impact on us.
We’re getting close to the time of year in which we have to file our personal taxes. Every year there are itemized deductions that are overlooked which can lower your taxable income. You certainly don’t want to pay more taxes than you owe, so it’s a good idea to make sure you’ve deducted everything you […]
How do you save money on gas when the prices are high and rising? Implement these easy tips to save when the gas prices are out of control.
Have you ever bought in bulk and stockpiled items to save money? It can help you save, but it isn’t exactly easy to implement, in my opinion. Here’s why.
The miscellaneous budget category can be one of the most challenging categories to manage and can turn your budget upside down if not carefully managed.
One of the more difficult responsibilities of a husband or wife is to learn how to communicate with each other about money. I say it’s difficult because even the best of marriages can find they have challenges in this area from time to time. I often hear money is the leading cause of divorce and […]
If you’re preparing to file your own taxes this year, here are some tips to make things easier.
If you need some debt help and are looking to put your debt worries behind you this year, you might be surprised that a budget can be the answer. Yes, there are a lot of free debt calculators and debt planning tools on the Internet today. There are debt related blogs and all sorts of […]
I’ve talked a lot over at One Money Design about my personal experience as a Money Map Coach and often share how this FREE program is a helpful resource for people experiencing financial challenges. In short, the coaching services are FREE and available through Crown Financial Ministries. Crown is dedicated to equipping people worldwide to […]
Paying for our kid’s college has been near the top of our personal finance goals list for a long time. There are a number of reasons I personally feel strongly about this goal: I know what it’s like to have school loans (both my wife and I had them). I have a Biblical perspective on […]