I asked some of the smartest Christian financial experts that I know two questions: What Bible verse has impacted your finances the most? And why? I wanted to see what scriptures have had the biggest impact in their lives and give them an opportunity to share the reason as well. My prayer is that the […]
I took all your gift ideas and consolidate them to come up with a top 10 list of the most popular gift ideas for 2011 as chosen by you!
What if we could create millions of dollars only to give it away? How many missionaries could be supported? How many evangelistic outreaches could be funded? How many God glorifying books could be published? How many hungry could be fed? How many lost could be reached? I believe there are lots of people who God […]
Someone asked me to share my favorite free household or personal budgeting spreadsheets… Each one of these budgeting templates are free… If you use OpenOffice (basically a free version of Microsoft Office)…
These are the best quotes on giving that I have found… If you are looking for quotes about giving you might like these… as I have been working on it I have come across quite a few great giving quotes. These are some of the favorites that I have found so far…
My frequent Amazon purchases had me wondering, “How can I save money when shopping on Amazon?” So, I have put together my top 8 Amazon savings strategies that I have found to be quite useful in saving money. And, I know these hacks will save you some money too! If you would need any further […]
Read our updated 2018 MediShare review: This Christian health insurance alternative that can saved us 30-50% off of traditional health insurance – Here are our pros and cons…
Creating a debt snowball is my preferred method of getting out of debt. When My wife and I were paying off $46k of debt, we actually didn’t use a debt snowball worksheet, but looking back I think it really could have helped us. If you are wanting to pay off debt on your own, this […]
While I think few would argue that paying off debts is a good thing, there is a better way to accurately see the big picture of your finances. It is called your NET WORTH. And no it is not just a number that rich people talk about at cocktail parties. It is what financially savvy people use to track their progress.
If you are like many, the thought of starting a home-based business has probably crossed your mind at some point. With the economy being what it is, layoffs all around us, and an increasing desire for many to escape the rat race and work from home many are trying to start a home-based business…
Today I want to lay out a few simple money moves you can make to improve your finances. Each one is very different, but all will help you move forward financially. My encouragement to you would be to not just read the list and say to yourself “those are good ideas, I should do that,” […]
Lately, I have been talking to a lot of folks who are heavily burdened by their student loan debts – some of whom have over $100,000 in student loan debt. And while I believe, according to scripture, we are to pay back our debts, if they are forgiven by the lender then we are off […]
I am currently reading Your Money or Your Life – which is a great book by the way. And I won’t turn this article into a review of the book since I haven’t finished it yet, but one of the things that I found very valuable the other day was calculating your real hourly wage. It’s not as simple as saying, “I make $400 a week and work 40 hours, therefore I make $10/hr.” When you factor in all the additional expenses of having your job (which some may not be obvious) that you could avoid if you didn’t have that particular job, you begin to see the value in this calculation.
These are my thoughts about my five favorite quotes from Warren Buffett… “Do business with people you like and who share your objectives.”Isn’t there more to life than money? I have met people who I wouldn’t work with for a million dollars, haven’t you? People are people and you will never be completely insulated from people who bug you, but if you are hiring them or choosing to work with them, they might as well be people you enjoy being around.
Last Thursday I was having a really great day. I was getting important stuff done and feeling like I was making some good progress on the day’s goals. My parents were coming into town to visit with us for a few days and the weekend was nearing. And then I got the email. As I […]
A couple weeks ago a very successful friend of mine (Jeff Goins) shared a post on Facebook about how his business was upside down. And how he was personally funding it to pay the team and cover all the expenses. It resonated with me deeply, because coming out of our Sabbatical Year last year, I […]
This article is a call to all of you just out of high-school, just out of college, or in the newlywed phase. It really applies to any ages, but being in your 20s you have the opportunity to avoid so much financial heartache that so many of us “older” folks have gone through because we […]
FREE PDF Download of the 5 Bible verses about money that you can print off. These are the 5 verses that have revolutionized my financial life. Each one of them has had a strong impact on many decisions in my life. I hope you allow them to impact you as well.
Here are 7 different choices of free printable budgeting worksheets. Download the worksheet that works best for you…
How many times have you heard that “money is the root of all evil”? I can’t even keep track anymore. The truth is that isn’t in the Bible. It is a misquoting of one of the most powerful Bible verses about the love of money. 1 Tim 6:10 actually says: “For the love of money […]