Some people do not want to drive older cars (especially when they are not nice looking), but I am content to do so, especially while we are working so hard on building a financial foundation. If you want to look for a “throw away” car, here are some things to keep in mind.
We want to honor God in all that we do. Honoring Him is, of course, commanded. The more we come to love God, though, the more it should be our desire to honor Him in all we do. That needs to be true in our financial lives as much as it is true in any other area of our lives.
Obviously, Americans spend an enormous amount of money gambling, yet the issue is always controversial. Whenever a new jurisdiction seeks to add gambling, there is always a controversy. Christians are often the most vocal opponents of these measures, which usually pass anyway . . . .
It is one of the most well-known and loved accounts in the entire Bible. But are there some parallels from this account in 1 Samuel 17 for our finances? Yes, in fact, there are many . . . .
Giving is a basic principle of proper money management. It is not only commanded in Scripture, but it is truly the most fun one will ever have with money. The joy received when we see someone blessed by some type of gift–whether it is money, a service, or a present–far outweighs the cost of that gift.
To many in America, personal finance from a Christian perspective begins and ends with Dave Ramsey. If you listen to Ramsey long enough, though, you will hear him give a tip of the cap to another man, Larry Burkett. Burkett died in 2003, but his legacy as a leader in the world of Christian personal finance was secure well before his passing.
Time to get out of debt. Time to not only make a budget, but time to sell something! What should you sell? Here are 20 ideas of things you can sell or downgrade in order to get your debt payment going.
With a few weeks to go until Thanksgiving Day, let me suggest some ways to prepare. None of these deal with selecting the perfect turkey or planning your TV viewing schedule around kickoff. They deal with something far more important: our heart.