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 […]
Archives for 2009
What Types Of Insurance Should I Have?
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 […]
What If I Die? Make Sure Your Family Has All Your Important Information In One Place
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 […]
What Should I Put In My Safe Deposit Box Or Fire Safe?
Here are some things that you should consider putting in your safe deposit box or fire safe in case the worst case scenario happens.
Personal Finance Bible Verse Of The Day: Be Thankful
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 […]
Days Like This Make You Realize What Is Important: It Isn’t Your Possessions
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 […]
Don’t Forget To Make Your Estimated Tax Payment For Self Employment Income!
If you have investment income, self-employment income or other income not subject to withholding, you may need to make estimated tax payments. Here’s how it works.
Making Home Affordable Loan Modification Program Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ
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 […]
Devotional: Rising from Ashes
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. […]
Making Home Affordable Refinance Program Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ
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 […]
Government Making Home Affordable Refinance And Loan Modification Program: Do I Qualify?
The last few days I’ve been hearing an awful lot about the Government’s new “Making Home Affordable” program, which has been set up to help people refinance existing mortgages, or do a loan modification to help them to stay in their house. The government’s website explains what the program is meant to do: Making Home […]
Bible Money Matters Won The Free Money Finance March Madness Competition!
It’s Been A Long Road Over the past few weeks I’ve been asking everyone to vote for my article, “10 Things I Have Learned About Money” in the Free Money Finance March Madness competition. I’m sure most of you have gotten a little tired of it, but all the begging for votes has finally all […]
Personal Finance Bible Verse Of The Day: Do To Others
“Which of you, if his son asks for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake? If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those […]
This Site Has Switched Hosts: Please Let Us Know If You Have Problems!
Over the past few weeks I’ve been having a ton of problems with my website host, Lunarpages. I hosted BibleMoneyMatters.com there, as well as Quicktofit.com, Logosforwebsites.com and Tweetertips.com. Over the past few months I have watched as time and again Bible Money Matters went down. They almost always had an explanation for it that showed […]