The past couple of years my wife and I have been keeping close tabs on our credit. We purchased a house in late 2006 and making sure our credit was in good shape was important while we were looking for a home loan. (Yes, I know. We bought a house right before the bubble burst. […]
“Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.” Proverbs 22:2 No matter what we have, or who we are, we are all created equal in the eyes of God. We are all sinners, in equal need of his saving grace. This verse is a reminder to me of […]
You may have heard in recent days about a stimulus package that congress has passed to help stimulate our lagging economy. Well some details of that plan are now being fleshed out: Bush and House lawmakers yesterday agreed on a $150 billion economic stimulus package aimed at avoiding an election-year recession. About $100 billion would […]
My wife and I have been planning a couple of trips that we’re hoping to take this year. While we were researching information about the cities that we’re planning to go to, I found a couple of handy tools that should make traveling easier. The first thing I found was a city guide for the […]
“Wealth is worthless in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death.” Proverbs 11:4 The more I read these quotes about money and wealth, the more I realize that it is so important that we submit our finances to God, and that we make sure we know where our true wealth is. The above […]
One thing that I used to hate was going to the movie rental place to rent a movie. Not only was it a hassle to drive there and walk through the store trying to find a movie for a half hour – it was expensive! To rent two new release movies could cost upwards of […]
I was reading an article this morning on MSNMoney.com about a great idea that a lot of people could make use of. The idea is this; most people have some issues related to their finances, retirement accounts, banking or some other money related issue that they have been procrastinating dealing with. For some, it may […]
Far too often we become too sure of ourselves, and we like to believe that we’re self made successes, that we are able to do just about anything we set our mind to – and do it all on our own. But are we forgetting something when we allow ourselves to become too proud of […]
Today’s Bible Verse on money comes from 1 Timothy: “People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered […]
An article in the Washington Post this past weekend talks about how the number of people refinancing their mortgages right now are high since the interest rates are at their lowest for quite some time. Lower Rates, Coming Resets: An Opening For Refinancing: “Is it a refi renaissance? Or a fast-closing window of opportunity? Nobody […]
Fed cuts interest rate: The Federal Reserve unexpectedly slashed a key interest rate by a bold three-fourths of a percentage point on Tuesday, responding to a global plunge in stock markets that heightened concerns about a recession. The Fed signaled that further rate cuts were likely. Does anyone think this is actually going to help?
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I was reading at another blog today, www.freemoneyfinance.com, and they were posing the question, what does it take to be rich? They talked about an article in the Wall Street Journal which posed that same question to wealthy people, “How much does it take to be rich?”. The answer they found was this: studies have […]
We often try to look to money to find security, happiness and acceptance from others. We’re trying to fill a void in our lives with things, with people, and with experiences. The truth is, in the end all those things will leave us feeling empty, unhappy and looking for something more. Far too many continue […]