One thing that I’ve been a huge proponent of on this blog is finding ways that you can create income on the side to help turbo boost your progress towards reaching your financial goals. I’ve talked about a lot of ways that I’ve used generate income to help me reach my financial goals. Among the […]
Archives for September 2010
Ebook Review And Interview: Sell Your Crap By Adam Baker
Last week I briefly touched on a new e-book package that just came out that was written by Adam Baker, the mind behind the entertaining blog, ManVsDebt.com. The e-book talks about a topic that I know pretty well, selling your stuff to make a bit of extra cash. A couple of years ago my wife […]
Cash Back Rewards Can Help You Save On Everyday Expenses. Tell Us How You Would Use Your Cash Back – And Win A Starbucks Gift Card.
If you’ve been reading this site for a while now you probably know that I’m a big proponent of budgeting, paying cash for the things you buy, and in general not using credit in most situations. I think that so many people that are in financial dire straights right now would be so much better […]
Is It Harder To Not Fall Prey To Consumerism When You Can Afford It More?
Last night I was watching a great set of video interviews by Adam Baker over at ManVsDebt.com with other popular writers, bloggers and world travelers. I can’t link to the videos because they’re actually part of his great new premium e-book package that he’s offering called “Sell Your Crap“. ( I started reading the e-books […]
Money Isn’t The Problem. Our Interaction With It Is.
I live and work in a metropolitan area, which means I spend a lot of time on buses and trains with my nose in a book attempting to avoid my fellow riders in the friendliest way possible. One of my co-workers suggested I add The Soul of Money to my Express Bus Reading List – […]
Have You Counted The Cost?
I‘m going to warn you right now. You’re not going to feel comfortable reading this article. Jesus’ words here are very challenging, and what I’m about to share with you may dishearten you if you haven’t already considered the following passage in detail. In Luke 14:26-33 we read: 26 “If anyone comes to me and […]
We’re Adding A New Staff Writer. Please Welcome Paul Williams!
Bible Money Matters was launched over 2 and a half years ago and since then I have strived to make it one of the top destinations on the web for great writing in the Christian finance niche. I’ve aimed to make the site useful for Christians and non-Christians alike, and for the most part I […]
5 Ways To Successfully Fail At Personal Finance
Okay, so you want to fail. You want to crash and burn your finances. You really don’t care about all that “saving money” talk and would rather live your life on the edge – of homelessness. What advice is out there for a person like you? Well, here you go. These are my top five […]
5 Money Moves You’ll (Possibly) Regret Later!
There’s a lot of good advice out there in the blogosphere, but it doesn’t mean you should take it! We have to do our own due diligence to make sure that the advice we get is right for us. So let’s take a look at five very common pieces of advice. You may be surprised […]
Making Side Income Can Help Blunt The Impact Of Becoming A One Income Family
My wife and I just had our first child 2 months ago, a healthy little baby boy named Carter. Becoming a parent has been a life changing experience, and one I recommend to anyone, but it isn’t without it’s challenges. While we were preparing to have our son, we realized that we were going to […]
FNBO Direct Online Savings Account Review: High Yield Savings Account
Over the past year or so I’ve written quite a few reviews of online banks, talking about the histories and features of each respective financial establishment. Over the past year we’ve opened two separate savings accounts, one at Ally Bank since it currently enjoys one of the higher rates of interest, and one at Capital […]
Bush Tax Cuts Still Not Renewed. Tax Cuts Become A Political Football In Election Season
As we get nearer to election season the rhetoric surrounding one of the biggest tax issues this year is coming at us at a feverish pace. The Bush Tax Cuts are expiring this year, and without them being renewed for all taxpayers we could see one of the largest tax increases in some time. Both […]
Nearly A Quarter of Fidelity’s 401(k) Accounts Have Loans Against Them. Why This Is A Bad Idea.
A while back I wrote an article about 401k loans and taking early withdrawals from your retirement account. I talked about the penalties you could face, and explained why I think it’s a bad idea. This week I was reading some economic news and came upon an article on Reuters.com that gives a startling statistic […]
3 Financial Principles You Can Depend On!
I‘ve been writing about finance for some time now, and in all my research 3 principles stand out as the most important. You’ve heard these before; the problem is most people don’t take them to heart. If you follow these straightforward rules of thumb, you’re almost guaranteed to become wealthy. Let’s start with the one […]