Recommended Articles in the Christian Financial Help category
Buying a home is a major expense – and a major debt. It’s said it’s the biggest purchase you’ll make in your life. A traditional mortgage loan is repaid over the course of 30 years, but today, some terms call for up to 40 years of repayment. To some, three or four decades seem like an interminable amount of time to take to pay off a debt… These are 4 simple ways to pay off your mortgage early!
I remember when I was living off of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese that was purchased on a nearly-maxxed out credit card. I remember the feeling of hopelessness as I watched my financial life spiral out of control before my eyes…
25 ways to save money by not doing what “normal” people do. A lot of money can be saved by thinking “outside the box.”
Since these days so many people are looking for cheap date ideas that are actually fun, I decided to create a little list of a few…
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 . . . .
In life, there may be times where you feel alone. Do not despair, for God is with you. At times we all need a little reminder of God’s presence and His love for us. John 3:16, arguably the most well known verse of the Bible, tells us: For God so loved the world that He […]
There are over 1.1 million public charities in the United States, and more than 55,000 new ones were launched in the year 2011, according to the IRS. All of these organizations purport to do good work and make a difference, so how do you decide which ones are the best charities to donate to?
Let’s be honest, we have all received some homemade Christmas gifts that never saw the light of day again – sometimes they are well intentioned and so we might not care that our peppermint-scented ruler holder won’t get too much use. The thought and love behind it makes up for it’s lack of usefulness…
For many of us, our smartphone is the greatest productivity tool we’ve ever owned. Apps like Todoist, Evernote, and Dropbox make it easier than ever to plan, stay organized, and keep track of our lives. At the same time, our cell phone can be one of our greatest enemies. An interruption from a cell phone […]
It seems like every day you get a new credit card application in the mail. One promises 10% cash back on Amazon purchases. Another promises free airline miles. And yet another offers you rewards from your favorite department store every time you make a purchase. You begin thinking — if you make every purchase on a cash […]
Time is running short. You need to prepare now. It will not be long until Father Christmas is saddling up his reindeer. Today is the day to decide to make 2010 a debt free Christmas. In fact, you are more likely to get through Christmas without any new consumer debt if you set your Christmas budget now. So let’s get started!
We live in a society where instant gratification is a state of mind, a way of life. And, we have incredible debts as a result. Debts that weigh heavy on our shoulders. As I remember conversations I have had with my Grandma, I noticed my way of looking at money is very different than how […]
I’ve been trying to cut the cable cord for years. If it were up to me, I’d be satisfied with Netflix and Amazon Prime. But I’m married, and I have kids. And my husband and son are both sports fanatics. A few years ago, we cut out cable as an experiment for one year. After […]
It’s unfortunate that so many people don’t consider life insurance to be very important. They’re much more concerned with health insurance and auto insurance, since the need for such coverages is usually more immediate. Life insurance doesn’t seem important until it becomes necessary, and then it becomes critical! That’s because you can’t buy life […]