A week or two ago we put out a call asking for your help in the voting for the Plutus Awards, a personal finance blogging awards show put on by Luke over at Consumerism Commentary and others in the personal finance community. The show had a live ceremony last night to announce the winners at […]
The tax filing deadline is fast approaching, and it’s time to get moving on filing your taxes. Monday we’ll be giving away codes for free filing with TurboTax!
Over the last couple of months I’ve been reading up on a lot of different investment account option choices – everything from discount online brokers to mutual fund companies and everything in-between. There are so many options out there that it can be easy to be overwhelmed with all the choices, and to just not […]
This past week our sister site in our network, Smart On Money, was voted into the Elite Eight of the March Madness personal finance blogging contest. The contest basically pits personal finance posts against each other, and people vote for their favorite. In the end the top 4 posts in the competition will have money […]
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been doing quite a bit of research on small pocket size video cameras, similar to the Flip Cam that so many bloggers are using nowadays. I wanted something that I could use to do videos for the site – that I could take with me in my pocket […]
Last night I had the privilege of attending my first regular season Twins baseball game at their brand new stadium, Target Field. My wife agreed to go to the game because it’s my birthday this weekend, and while she is normally bored to tears by baseball, I can usually get her to attend at least […]
When we took the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University class a year or two ago we started saving up our 3-6 months of expenses as is recommended in baby step 3 of the 7 baby steps. Over time we got our emergency fund fully funded up to 6 months of expenses. With the economy tanking, […]
Remembering Happy Memorial Day everyone! Don’t forget to take a moment today to remember those fighting men and women who have sacrificed so much to allow us to remain free, and to be the greatest nation on God’s green earth. This weekend I stopped by my grandparent’s grave at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Bloomington, […]
The “In The Event Of An Emergency” series is devoted to the topic of planning ahead for life’s little (and big) emergencies that we all know will come our way. The series covered topics ranging from making sure you have insurance coverage and an emergency fund, to making sure your family is provided for in case the worst case scenario happens.
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 […]
For the past week or so I was basking in the Florida sun as my wife and I took a brief hiatus to visit her good friend from Armenia who is currently getting a master’s degree at the University of Central Florida. We had a great time, and got some well needed rest. It wasn’t […]
The past year has been an amazing ride for me here at Bible Money Matters. I started this blog with the intent of just sharing some of my thoughts about our financial journey, and then as a journal as my wife and I attended Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. I thought it might even be […]
It’s Monday again, and time for another week at work! I for one am just thankful to have a job in these tough economic times, so I’m going to be making the best of it this week! Over the weekend we found out that our house has dropped in value so much that doing a […]
It’s a new year, and this week we all have a fresh start. Whether its time to get back on that workout regimen, or time to kick-start a new financial plan – and a budget, its time for new beginnings. At our household, we’re getting back into a regular workout plan, and healthy eating. Last […]