It’s easy to forget that Jesus was tempted in every way, including areas of worldly wealth and power.
The bible gives a lot of advice on money. We can learn what we should do from these verses, and we can find instruction on what we should not do with money.
With the temperatures dipping in the 30’s this week, the Midwest is starting to feel Old Man Winter creep in quickly! Here’s how to prepare.
A recent CNN story reported that 42% of people learned their financial smarts from their parents. That means over half of those surveyed felt they received the majority of their financial education from outside of their home. If people aren’t learning from their parents, it begs the question: Where are people learning about money? It’s […]
Moving to a new home can be an expensive and stressful proposition. Here are some ways to save.
Peter recently wrote about their search for a used car and car insurance, and gave some great tips for those on the prowl for a new ride. Once you find ‘the one,’ make sure you take note of these tips and look for the following before handing over your hard earned cash! 1. Paint Chips […]
This isn’t your typical retirement savings article. I’m not going to tell you how you can become a millionaire by rejecting your daily cup of Starbucks. (By the way, a $3 cup sacrificed every day for 30 years at 7% only adds up to $110,000…so good luck retiring on that) Nor am I going to […]
With the recent heatwaves across the country, here a few activities that are pretty enjoyable to do when it’s scorching hot outside.
My wife and I love to take trips and usually go on a nice vacation every year or so. We try to keep the costs low and have found a few ways to make the most of our vacation while keeping to our budget. Every time we go on a trip, I like to set […]
Are name brands always better than generic or off brand products? Are you loyal to certain brands and would never think of switching?
When I see the word ‘quick’ in an article title, I generally think that it’s going to uncover a magical blueprint for making money fast. Quick money and instant savings are popular article topics today, but the one you’re about to read isn’t quite so popular. In fact, I’d say this topic gets ignored online […]
“The cost of saving too little is less than the cost of saving too much.” Have you ever really thought about the cost of NOT saving? It can be pretty high. Just fill in the blank: If I fail to save for retirement I might ______________. Have to work longer than I want to Be […]
Three words come to mind to answer this dreaded question: Don’t Do It. Most financial experts would tell you to avoid lending to family altogether, and I would agree for the most part. However, before you simply write off that next relative who asks for cash, you might help them by having a few of […]
I don’t have a million dollars just yet; in fact, I’m far from it! If I’m diligent with my savings, my retirement account will reach the big M, but what does that really mean in 30 years? The number itself doesn’t mean anything – the purchasing power of those dollars is what counts. I know […]