If God promised to give you anything, what would you ask for?

what would you ask God for if you could have anything? Good question to ask -

… if He said you could have anything you wanted? This is a good question to ask yourself, because it reveals a lot about your heart.

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20 Ways to Organize Your Car

20 ways to organize your car

All moms know that their car is like a bottomless pit… well at least that’s what the kids think!  It’s surprising what a Mom will find that their child(ren) left in the car, or maybe even hiding in the car. When you’re a Mom, or even a Dad, you realize the importance of keeping your car […]

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8 Practical Ways to Love God More Than Money

8 ways to love GOD more than money

I write this article as much to myself as to you: I fully realize how money will persistently and insidiously seek to capture a bigger and bigger portion of my heart and my life. I also know that drifting through life doesn’t work because I seldom drift closer to God.

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The Best Way to Buy a Musical Instrument

the best way to buy a #musical instrument

I remember signing up to play the saxophone in band almost over a decade ago. I could hardly wait to start! I loved the idea of playing the saxophone so much that I wrote it down for choice #1 and #2 – the director got a kick out of that and said that I’d get one of the coveted sax chairs.

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Why Money Doesn’t Solve Money Problems

why money doesn't solve money problems

I mean if you were making what your boss is making, it will not fix your financial squeeze. There is a famous principle that expenses rise to meet income, so if you are having a hard time paying your bills or making a dent in your mountain of debt money is NOT your answer.

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How Being Broke Can Be a Blessing


Acts 3:1-9 tells the story of Peter, John and a lame beggar. The short version is this: the beggar asked Peter and John for money, but, being broke, they gave him something else: a miraculous healing.

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What Are Modern Day Loan Sharks?

Payday Loan

With the advent of the credit card and lines of credit at local banks, loan sharks have lost popularity in the last 50 years, but they’re not extinct! We’ll look at how loan sharks have evolved, but first let’s take a look at the history of loan sharks and the practice of usury.

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FreedomPop: Free Mobile Phone and Internet Service

Freedompop offers 100% free mobile phone service and internet, but is it any good?

Take a look at your mobile phone bill. Torturous, isn’t it? How about that internet bill? It’s probably not quite as painful, but nevertheless can be a source of irritation. Now, imagine getting rid of both of those bills. Think about all the money you’d save, vacations you’d take, and debt you’d pay off.

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Swagbucks Review

6 ways to make money with Swagbucks

Swagbucks is a site that allows you to earn cash/rewards in a variety of ways. I’ve used them off and on over the last few years, and am now just getting around to writing a thorough review of them.

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6 Online Jobs for College Students

6 jobs for college students - some good ideas here

The new college school year is coming up, and with college costs getting higher each year, one of the recurring challenges is trying to find jobs to help finance your education so you don’t have to rely so much on student loans. Jobs aren’t so easy to get these days, especially when you have a limited schedule that has to leave plenty of time for classes and homework.

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3 Dangers of Using Financial Incentives

the dangers of always rewarding financially

Recently I finished Drive by Daniel Pink, a book that attempts to reveal the “surprising truth about what motivates us.” In one of the main sections, Pink discusses financial motivators and really made me think about the impacts they can cause.

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The 3 No-brainer Investments That Should Come First

The 3 investments you should make before all others...

Many investors are more than a bit intimidated when it comes to getting started. They mistakenly assume that investing needs to be complicated in order to be successful. That belief may even cause them to delay investing, or even to never get on board at all. In truth however, investing can be incredibly simple – […]

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What to do when you hate your job

What you should do when you hate your job

These are 4 important things to do when you hate your job…

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