Everyone has financial challenges at one time or another. Here is how you can plan ahead and protect yourself against financial ruin.
When Making Big Decisions, Consider The Opportunity Cost
Recognizing the opportunity cost of our decisions, and analyzing them closely is key in choosing the best financial path. Here’s how you can count the cost.
How Do You React To Hard Financial Times?
Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter Rose had very different approaches when they came upon hard financial times. How would you react to financial stress?
Should You Listen To Financial Gurus?
Financial gurus are telling you how to get out of debt, and what to do with your money and investments. The question is, should you follow their advice?
A Recap Of The Financial Hope Conference
I recently had the chance to attend The Financial Hope Conference. Here’s a recap of what I learned, and resources to check out from the expert panelists.
3 Things To Do Before Taking A Financial Leap Of Faith
Wondering if you should leave your job to work for yourself or stay at home with your kids? Here are 3 things to do before taking the financial leap.
Bouncing Back From A Financial Slip Up
We all slip up in our finances from time to time. Using those slip ups to learn and improve our finances is key to long term success.
How Much Should You Invest In Your Children’s Activities for a Chance at a College Scholarship?
Millions of American families are overscheduling their kids and spending huge amounts of money hoping to land their children a scholarship. But is it a good idea?
4 Things You Should Do Once You Land Your First Job
One of the most exciting financial milestones in many lives is the first job. Whether it’s your very first job working part-time while a high school student, or your first job after graduating from college, you need to make the most of it. Starting out right is vital if you want financial freedom later. So, […]
Going The Wrong Way? Poor Financial Decisions And How To Change Directions
Money is interwoven into many areas of our lives. It is no wonder that ‘going the wrong way’ financially, can have a direct and negative impact on us.
10 Steps On The Road To Financial Stability
When trying to get your financial life in control, there are some proactive steps you need to take along the way that will make the process that much easier.
How To Teach Young Children About Money
How soon is too soon to teach a kid about money? Since it is hard to predict when your kids might “get it” I think it would be wise to have a system in place for when the child does.
The Financial “Slip Up” And What To Do When It Happens
For those of us who have yet to at least adopt some measure of “frugal living” into our current lifestyle, I’d say it’s high time to get going. However, if you’re already at least doing something to improve your personal economy, hats off to you! No matter what steps you’re currently taking, you are at […]
And On the Seventh Day, He Rested
This one line in the Bible has influenced much of my life. In Hebrew, the seventh day is called “Shabbat” or “Shabbas“. It starts at sundown on Friday night and ends when you can see three stars in the sky on Saturday evening. Shabbat is the Jewish day of rest. Growing up in a fairly […]