My main areas of spending have to do with food, clothing and shelter. Here is how we save on our clothing spending, and how you can too.
Archives for February 2014
The Hiding Place: A Reflection Of Faith
Corrie Ten Boom’s book, The Hiding Place, shows one family’s unwavering faith and devotion to God, even in the face of evil admist the barbarism of the Holocaust.
Ooma Home Phone Service After One Year: Saving Big Bucks On Home Phone Service
We’ve been using Ooma VOIP home phone service instead of our old landline phone for an entire year now. Here’s why we’re glad that we switched.
How To Live Below Your Means And Live Well: Tips To Save On Food
I was a single parent for 15 years and learned to feed my child very well on very little. Here are some tips to save on your food expenses.
5 Positive Habit Changes To Secure Your Financial Future
Positive financial habits are the building blocks to a sustainable financial future. Here are 5 to get started on.
What We Can Learn From Jeremy Abbott’s Olympic Fall
Millions of people watching men’s Olympic figure skating saw U.S. figure skater Jeremy Abbot fall during his routine. Here’s what we can learn from how he responded.
30 Bible Verses About Investing: Getting Good Counsel, Planning Ahead And Diversifying
The Bible has a myriad of verses that can give us wisdom about saving and growing our money. Here are 30 bible verses that can teach us about investing.
Spending And Your Friends: What Happens When You Have Differences In Income?
It can be difficult to enjoy times with your friends when there is an income disparity — even if you are the one with more money.
Lending Club Returns Still Above 11%. Lending Club #5 On Forbes Most Promising Companies List
I‘ve been investing in Lending Club for several years now, and over the years I’ve seen my returns go up and down. Despite a few defaults I’ve never really seen my returns dip below 9-10%. Those kind of returns are nothing to sneeze at. Lending Club has gone from the new kid on the block […]
Overspending? Is There A Medical Reason For It?
Sometimes overspending can be a direct result of an undiagnosed mental health issue such as depression or bipolar disorder.
Registration For FinCon14 In New Orleans Has Opened! Here Are 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend
Today, February 4th 2014, the early bird registration for FinCon14 in New Orleans has opened! Here are 10 reasons you should attend.
Need To Consolidate Debt? Lending Club May Have The Solution
I‘ve been writing about Lending Club for quite some time now, but usually from the viewpoint of an investor. I’ve invested in 100+ loans over the last two years, and thus far I’ve been extremely happy with the experience. I’ve been pretty careful about the loans that I invest in, and I think because I’ve […]