The simple truth is that while they cost me a lot of money early in my life in interest charges (because of my bad financial habits), at this point, they save me far more money than I could have ever imagined. This is another one of those articles that I should have written years ago, […]
All about tithing in the new testament… Some say it was only an Old Testament Law that doesn’t need to be followed as believers under the New Covenant. And some say that it is just a relevant to New Testament Christians as it was in the Old Covenant. This is what the Bible says about Tithing…
Ever since I read Rich Dad, Poor Dad about 15 years ago, I have been itching to get into real estate investing. While I don’t agree with everything in that book and he makes it seem just a little too easy, I do think some of the principles of building wealth with real estate are […]
Last week I wrote about WHY I took a year-long Sabbatical and what led me to make that decision. And today, we get to chat about the nuts and bolts of how we pulled it off logistically – and managed to continue to eat and live indoors throughout the year. My goal with this article […]
First off, I am fully aware that most people will go their entire lives without taking a month-long sabbatical, let alone taking an entire Sabbatical year. I am also aware that many people feel stuck or trapped with work to a point that they can’t even imagine taking off more than a week – I […]
I wrote about why we use credit cards and all the ridiculous amount of free travel (hotels and flights) that we have gotten solely from credit card points. But this post is specifically about my favorite credit card of all-time for anyone who has a business and purchases advertising. So if you run ads on […]
Bible verses about retirement and resting: While the Bible doesn’t seem to have specific verses referring to retirement, it does point out the importance of rest. God, our creator, understands the value of rest and relaxation. That, of course, is why He created Sundays! To add to that… Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest. Mark 6:31
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…
I can still remember exactly where I was standing in the middle of that field when He dropped it on my heart. I was in my secret place (that wasn’t really that secret). It was technically a construction site for an upcoming phase in our subdivision high up on a hill. For whatever reason development […]
It is amazing what just an extra $100/month can do for your finances. And on one hand it can seem like a really difficult thing to accomplish, but in reality making $100 (or more a month) can be pretty easy. There have been countless things I have done over the years to earn some extra […]
It isn’t too difficult to find a place to file your federal tax return for free, but finding a service to file your state return for free is another story. Here’s what I found . . . .
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.
Since I am now making a full time income from my blog, I decided that I needed to write about how to make money with a blog. This article contains the things I have done over the last 2 years to drastically increase my blog earnings…
I had a revelation about cars that has caused me to not really care what mine looks like. It’s not that I don’t want a really fast car, it is just that there is something I want a bit more: financial freedom.
I remember sitting in my cubicle, with cloth walls surrounding me – or should I say caving in on me – with the sterile glow of a fluorescent light above my head. I had to stand up and look 50 yards in either direction just to catch a glimpse of sunlight. I still remember the […]
So if we think of “wealth” in terms of amenities and luxuries rather than the number on our bank statement, I would say we are doing pretty good.
For the purposes of the article I am defining Multi-level Marketing as any business that has a downline. Meaning members earn a percentage of the earnings of those they recruit. I currently have family members in MLMs, some friends in MLMs, have been recruited by Primerica and many others, and my wife even sold Stella and […]
I just love finding new ways to save money. It is kind of an addiction really. 😉 And after spending years being a guinea pig with a lot of money-saving tips I created this 3-step process I used to help me save over 50% on almost all of my purchases. So today I just want […]
Want to make money quick? I surveyed 15 finance bloggers to see what the best ways to make quick money were… I asked how they would make a quick $200 (in under 2 weeks) these are their responses…
A few years ago I began a journey towards minimalism. And not the weird kind where you sleep on the floor and only have one plate and one fork, but a kind where I question all my possessions and get rid of the stuff I don’t need. I had read a few books that were […]