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Why we began giving our age as a percentage

Giving age as a percentage

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 […]

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3 Easy Ways To File Your State Income Tax Online for Free (2018)

5 free ways to file your STATE taxes for FREE. It is pretty easy to find a free FEDERAL option, but filing state taxes for free can be tough to find.

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 . . . .

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Life Lessons from 6 Famous Failures

6 lessons from famous failures

Have you ever met a successful person who did not encounter some failures along the way? I know I haven’t … it seems that failure is inextricably blended into the pathway toward success. Fortunately for us, some very famous people have traveled this path. What can we learn from these “famous failures”?

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10 Free Household Budget Spreadsheets for 2018

A bunch of free budgeting spreadsheets available to download

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)…

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How To Use Evernote: 21 Creative Uses

21 creative uses for #Evernote

Evernote is free desktop download that works like a large reference file. I like to call it my “external brain.” What is great about this application is that you can store documents, photos, and webpages all in the same place. Everything is keyword searchable. What is really cool is that any text that appears in your photos is also keyword searchable inside Evernote. If you are new to Evernote, here is a list of 21 ways how you can use Evernote to get you better organized this year:

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Medi-Share Review: A Christian Health Insurance Alternative

I have now been using Medi-Share (the Christian health insurance alternative) for over 4 years and can point out the pros and cons of using them in lieu of health insurance. I won't get into all the details here, but I will say that my family saves hundreds of dollars over traditional health insurance . . .

Medi-Share is a christian health insurance alternative that actually is a lot cheaper than traditional health insurance… here are the pros and cons…

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Why God’s way takes longer

Why God's way takes longer

As I was staring at this tree I began to realize that trees grow slowly. You plant a seed for a tree and it takes a while to sprout and takes a while to grow to a decent size.Grass and even plants, on the other hand, grow a lot faster. They sprout up quickly and sometimes you can even notice growth one day to the next. I have been enjoying watching this rapid growth with all of the plants in my vegetable garden.

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12 Ways To Turn a Bad Day Into a Better One

They are inevitable. Bad days happen to everyone. But, there are things you can do to make them better. Here are 12 simple things you can do right now to improve your day!

Bad days are inevitable. They happen to everyone. But, there are things you can do to make them better. Here are a few of my favorite ways to turn a bad day around…

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My Checklist To Financial Freedom

my checklist to financial freedom

I love checklists. Especially when I want to make progress in a particular area but don’t exactly know what steps to take. This is a personal financial checklist that covers many of the steps I have taken over last decade that have helped me move from being a financial mess to having a little bit of an idea of what’s going on.

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How To Manage Bills With A Bill Payment Schedule (Free Download)

How to manage bills with a bill payment schedule

Why not implement the same type of planning to the paying of your bills? Rather than sporadically paying them as they come in, or checking a pile on your desk every few days, you should be able to designate 2 days a month to pay your bills…

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How I Got Out Of The Rat Race

An honest look at what it took to break out of Corporate America to find freedom

A little over a year ago I ventured out into self-employment after spending much of the previous decade in the “Rat Race”. For most of that time I was a glorified pencil-pusher in the corporate abyss of a Fortune 500 company.
Now that I have spent over a year working for myself I can’t imagine doing anything else. For as trapped and held down as I felt before, I feel the opposite extreme of the joy of freedom. Just to be clear, self-employment has it’s own challenges and difficulties, but I honestly think they pale in comparison to what I went through while spinning my wheels in the Rat Race.

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How To Set Up A Budget With Inconsistent Income

how to set up a budget with inconsistent income

The fact is, it is more difficult to set up a budget when you never know how much you are going to make each month – but it still can (and in my opinion) should definitely be done. I happen to think it is far more important for those with irregular income to set up a budget because of the quick damage that can be caused if you don’t…

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Starting an Ebay Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

starting an ebay business

A while back I did an experiment to see if I could start a profitable Ebay business. This article shows how I did it and what my results were…

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4 Simple Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

4 simple things you can do to pay off your mortgage early... https://christianpf.com/pay-off-your-mortgage-early

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!

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