How and Where Currency is Made – Do You Know?


Exchanging money isn’t anything new to us now, but you might be surprised how money has evolved throughout the years. The crisp twenty-dollar bill that ‘appears’ from the ATM has come a long way since the creation of U.S. currency over 150 years ago.

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16 Ways to Protect Yourself from Online Fraud and Identity Theft

While no one can totally prevent it, there are many things you can do to protect yourself from online fraud and identity theft. Check out these 16 simple things you can do today to minimize your chances of becoming a victim -

While no one can totally prevent it, there are many things you can do to protect yourself from online fraud and identity theft.

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The Top 10 Retirement Planning Mistakes – Are you making any of them?

The folks from over at MoneyTips recently did a survey of over 500 retirees. They asked them all kinds of questions and the results led to some pretty helpful information. In the survey they asked the retirees what mistakes they made in their planning and saving for retirement. Below are the Top 10 #Retirement Planning Mistakes that we can learn from!

The folks from over at recently did a survey of over 500 retirees. They asked them all kinds of questions and the results led to some pretty helpful information. They also compiled all the information and used it to create a helpful (and FREE) ebook that you can download here.  (It will only be […]

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4 Cheap Healthy Meal Plans for Families

Let’s face it; cooking is a part of our lives — every single day of our lives, forever. Consequently, we often get bored with planning healthy meals for our families. So here are 4 healthy and cheap #meal plans for families to make your life just a little easier!

Meal planning doesn’t have to be complicated. Services exist to help you — but beware. Before signing up for a menu-planning service, make sure their food philosophy lines up with yours. You don’t want them sending you meat dishes if you are vegetarian. Nor do you want the recipe for biscuits to include two cups of Bisquick® when you prefer to cook from scratch.

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5 Frugal Tips for Going Out to Eat on a Budget

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For Bob and I, eating out is a luxury that we allow into our budget because it’s something we both really enjoy – not to mention the wonderful benefits we get from going on dates! But unfortunately, eating out regularly can get really expensive. Because we don’t really want to spend all our money on food, we are very conscious how much money we spend on this. Here’s how you can do it.

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7 Reasons You Should Review Your Life Insurance Policy

7 Reasons You Should Review Your Life Insurance policy

Figuring that you never have to review your insurance needs is one of the most common misconceptions about life insurance! But, if you don’t review your plan annually – or, for that matter, don’t have a financial plan – here are some guidelines to know when you should review your life insurance.

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Your Emergency Fund Is For More Than Emergencies – Believe It!

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Yes, the reality of life is that emergencies will come our way. None of us are exempt. But if piling up $15,000 or $20,000 so you can wait for the sky to fall is not a huge motivator, consider the following “side benefits” of your emergency fund.

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Giveaway: Win 10 eBooks!

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Today we have a giveaway for you! Enter below to win the following books: 7 Investing Steps That Will Make You Wealthy from Money Smart Guides Achieving Debt Freedom from A Disease Called Debt Becoming Rich: One Step at a Time from Money Stepper Confessions of a Professional Blogger from Miranda Marquit How to Get […]

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The Parable of the Sower: A New Perspective


It’s fascinating to read the parables of Jesus because there always seems to be something new that comes from it. That’s how I feel about the parable of the sower.

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The Top 6 Best Rated Banks of 2014 – Is Yours On The list?

The top 6 best rated banks in the U.S. - is yours on the list?

J.D. Powers released their annual review of the nation’s best banks, the J.D. Power 2014 Retail Banking Ratings. Rather than republishing their findings, we’re going to summarize them here by narrowing down the list to the top rated six regional banks in the US.

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16 Amazing Websites Designed to Save You Money

16 websites that will help you save money

Everyone loves saving money, but it isn’t always easy. These websites aim to change that and will help you keep more cash in your wallet. Which one is your favorite?

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30+ Kitchen Organization Tips

30 kitchen organization tips

When I think about the the room that has the most traffic in our home, it has to be the kitchen. So many activities take place there, from cooking to eating and game playing to homework. The kitchen seems to be the hub of the household. And, everything seems to collect there. A kitchen functions […]

Continue Reading How You Can Support Missionaries for $5/m

how $5 can go a long way supporting missionaries

Five Dollar Mission is a nonprofit ministry that provides faith-based resources and training material to missionaries who are living and working in Spanish-speaking countries.

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