This is what the Lord says: "Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and […]
Archives for February 2008
The Bible And Tithing: To Give Or Not To Give – Part 2
In part 1 of our “The Bible and tithing” series, we talked about the perspective that tithing is a biblical requirement, and that all Christians need to give 10% (at least) of their income. Anything after that is a free will offering. For a quick refresher, see Part 1 here. Today we’ll look at a […]
Personal Finance Bible Verse Of The Day: Laziness Won’t Help
No matter how much you want, laziness won’t help a bit, but hard work will reward you with more than enough. Proverbs 13:4 I know there are days where I just want to lay on the couch, play a video game and not do a thing. This verse tells us, however, that laziness won’t help […]
When Did You Have Your Epiphany About Your Finances?
Over at Gather Little by Little today they have a post asking this question: When did you have an epiphany about your debt or your finances? How did you react to that epiphany? Are you still maintaining your progress to make a change for the better? …share your financial epiphany! While we have never been […]
Personal Finance Bible Verse Of The Day: Be Creative
Lazy people don’t even cook the game they catch, but the diligent make use of everything they find. Proverbs 12:27 Be creative in the ways that you create wealth, be hard working and diligent. You will be rewarded.
5 Ways To Make Some Extra Money
If you’re anything like me, there is always a time when you can use a little extra money around the house to pay off debt, save for a vacation or pay a little extra on your mortgage. Here is a list of 5 ways to make some extra money. 5 Ways To Create New Income […]
7 Ways To Improve Your Credit
Do you find yourself in a situation where your credit history is less than desirable, and you need to improve your FICO credit score? If you’re like the majority of Americans, the answer is probably yes. The median or average credit score for borrowers in the United States is 723, and over 60% have a […]
Personal Finance Bible Verse Of The Day: Trust
He who trusts in his riches will fall, But the righteous will flourish like the green leaf. Proverbs 11:28 This verse is a reminder to us that while we may strive to become rich (and there’s nothing inherently wrong with that), if we trust in our riches, and they become an idol to us, we […]
The New 5 Dollar Bill – So Many Pretty Colors!
The $5 bill has been around since 1861, over 150 years. The bill has gone through a variety of different designs, and there have been multiple presidents and even a civil war general, on it’s face. Among those who have appeared on the bill: Abraham Lincoln Ulysses S. Grant Alexander Hamilton Andrew Jackson Civil War […]
Money Management Made Simple – Enveloping
A friend from church told us about a software this week that you can use to create an easy budgeting system at home. It’s simply called “Budget” and it uses the tried and true “envelope system” of budgeting to keep you on track. From the website: Money Management, Made Simple Tired of living payday to […]
Personal Finance Bible Verse Of The Day: Treasure
Do not lay up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal; for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. […]
Quick Tip: Post To Your Blog When You’re Away!
A week or so ago my wife and I were on vacation. While we were gone I didn’t plan on blogging, checking email or even being on the internet. At the same time, I planned on blogging to my new blog every single day. How could I blog every day when I wasn’t going to […]
Personal Finance Bible Verse Of The Day: Blessings
The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it. Proverbs 10:22
What Money Secrets Do You Keep?
I was recently on twitter.com and I found a user on there called “Money Confessions“. Basically it is a channel for Geezeo.com, an online personal finance manager, where people who use their service can make confessions about things they’ve done with their money that they’re either ashamed about, or wouldn’t tell anyone else. This twitter […]