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 […]
My wife and I attend Evergreen Community Church here in Bloomington, MN. One of our pastors, Spencer Bernard, recently gave a sermon on a Sunday that discussed a biblical perspective on money. I found that the message was challenging, and that it made a lot of great points about how people view money, how that […]
After doing a bible study at my home church here in Bloomington, Minnesota I have realized just how important our finances are, and as a Christian, just how much the Bible talks about money matters. In an effort to document some of the things I have learned through my recent studies, as well as trying […]