Saving Money Isn’t Always Easy Our economy has been through the wringer lately, and most people are looking for ways to cut back on their budgets. Making sure that you have a little extra money saved in the bank is more important than ever. For many of us our budgets already seem pretty tight, and […]
Archives for April 2009
A man found a butterfly cocoon. One day a small opening appeared in the cocoon. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. Then it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had gotten as far as it could […]
The “In The Event Of An Emergency” series is devoted to the topic of planning ahead for life’s little (and big) emergencies that we all know will come our way. The series covered topics ranging from making sure you have insurance coverage and an emergency fund, to making sure your family is provided for in case the worst case scenario happens.
The last few days we’ve been talking about how you can prepare yourself for emergencies, both big and small. We looked at what you should put in a safe deposit box. We discussed making “What If I Die” spreadsheet, putting all of your important information in one place in case you pass on, or become […]
A couple of years ago if you had asked me what I would do if an emergency presented itself and I needed some money quickly, I would probably have told you, “That’s what credit cards are for!”. Just put it on the card and pay it off when you can! Emergencies aren’t really something you […]
This week is “In The Event Of An Emergency” week. We’re looking at things you can do to plan ahead for life’s emergencies, both big and small. The first post in the series looked at why you should have a safe deposit box or fire safe, and what you should be putting in it. The […]
Today is day two in “In Event Of An Emergency” week here at Bible Money Matters. The posts this week are looking at ways you can plan ahead for unforeseen emergencies, tragedies or hard times. Yesterday we looked at how you can make sure that all your important documents are safe by having a fire […]
Here are some things that you should consider putting in your safe deposit box or fire safe in case the worst case scenario happens.
Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful. Colossians 3:15 It seems that as Christians we often have a hard time living in the peace of Christ. Like the rest of the world we love to worry. We worry that we’ll lose […]
A Phone Call Yesterday I was at work when I got a call from my friend who lives next door. He said that he had just talked to his wife, and that our neighborhood was in danger of going up in flames. There was a fast moving grass fire that was quickly consuming much of […]
One thing that I’ve had to do this year that I’ve never had to do before was to pay estimated taxes. Normally all of my income has taxes withheld by my employer, so I never have to worry about actually withholding taxes for myself. This year I’ve started several small side projects that have ended […]
People Are Hoping To Avoid Foreclosure Through Loan Modification This post series started a few days ago with a look at the “Making Home Affordable” program that the Obama administration passed earlier this year. In that post I gave an overview of the program, what it is designed to do, and who will qualify for […]
And provide for those who grieve in Zion– to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor. […]
Lots Of People Looking To Refinance A couple of days ago I did a pretty long post talking about the new “Making Home Affordable” program that the Obama administration passed earlier this year. In that post I gave a 10,000 foot view of the plan, what it is designed to do, and who will qualify […]