Breeze is a new online disability insurance provider that makes getting a long term disability insurance policy easy. Here’s our review of how they work.
SoFi Review: Student Loans, Automated Investing And More
SoFi is best known for student loans and refinances. They also offer mortgages, personal loans, insurance, financial services and so much more. A review.
5 Ways To Curb Your Holiday Spending And Stay Out Of Debt
The holiday season is supposed to be a time to cherish friends and family. Here’s how to make the season more about family, and less about the gifts.
One Million Dollars: How Much Will It Buy In Thirty Years?
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 […]
Financial Advice That I Wish I Listened To When I Was Younger
I just spent the last few hours reviewing our household finances – both short term and long term. As I looked at our mountain of debt and the number of years it will take to get out from underneath it, I couldn’t help but to reflect on all of the financial advice which I now […]
How Do I Choose A Mutual Fund?
How do you choose a mutual fund? But first, is it time for you to start investing? You may be asking the question – should invest while you’re still in debt? Or, perhaps – what is enough emergency savings before investing? These can be challenging questions to answer, but in general, you should invest as […]
How To Find The Best Value Cars
I recently received the new Consumer Reports Top 2010 cars edition. This annual review provides a number of interesting car analyses covering ratings, reliability, value and performance (as mentioned in the title). While the top picks and best and worst cars sections are certainly interesting, I was much more attracted to the best values of […]
In Debt And Cannot Repay? Tips To Work With Debt Collectors
If you’ve missed credit card payments, or other loan payments consistently, your account may have been sent to a collection agency. Collection agencies contact debtors all the time and try to get payment, or to pay off on the loan. Some of them are fair in their practices and others are not. Many of them […]
What We Can Learn From Clark Griswold’s Christmas Vacation
Most people have a Christmas family tradition. Perhaps you exchange gifts at a certain time of day, go ice skating (at the mall if you live in the south like me), eat a favorite dish, or read the story of Jesus’s birth. I think our family has adopted most of these traditions. But one of […]
Democrats Hope To Pass A Second U.S. Stimulus Bill By Early 2010
Fresh off of a $787 billion stimulus package passed in February of 2009, congressional Democrats are now beginning to talk about passing a second, more modest stimulus package sometime within the next few months – aimed at easing the unemployment crisis. From Reuters: Congressional Democrats’ push for another U.S. stimulus package got a boost on […]
Avoid The Pressure To Spend
Have you ever felt like you were pressured into spending money? Deep down you really knew you didn’t have the money to spend, but because of the situation, people around you or other factors, you ended up spending anyway. For those who are conscious spenders you know when one of these occasions is about to […]
Going Back In Time: This Month Last Year on Bible Money Matters
I‘ve been blogging for well over a year now, and in that time I’ve built up a considerable archive of articles. In fact, I’ve now published over 660 articles on this site. We’ve come a long way in the past year, going from a small blog that no one was reading, to the point where […]
Thesis WordPress Theme Review
Bible Money Matters has been live on the web since January of 2008, and in that time the site has gone through 3 different designs, not all of them that great. I think the site is now to a pretty decent place that I’m happy with. But let’s take a look back at some […]
Extra Money Update, Links And 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Me
Make Extra Money! Cash Crate Update A while back I posted a couple of times about a site that I was using to make some extra money using a site called Cash Crate. I actually did a full cash crate tutorial explaining how you can set up an account and get started on filling our […]