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4 Financial lessons from Solomon

4 modern day money lessons from the richest man ever to live

The Bible says that Solomon was the richest man who ever lived and also the wisest ever to live (1 Kings 4:31). I think that makes him qualified to give some financial advice

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Best Financial Books for under $1

The best financial books that you can get for under a $1

In the case of this article, I picked out five of the best personal finance books out there that you can get for less than a buck. I wouldn’t say that these are necessarily the five best financial books written, but they are all very popular and have proved themselves to be worth something – even if it is only a buck! 😉

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5 Bible Verses about Money Every Christian Should Know

5 Bible verses about money we all should memorize

Let me start by saying that it was difficult to create this list. Think about it, I am trying to pick the best verses from the Bible about a particular topic. Are there really best verses, or are there just those that have impacted us more than others? I tend to think the latter. So, this list is just that. These are the 5 verses that, even as I just scratch the surface of understanding them, 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.

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My Interview with a millionaire

My interview with a millionaire and the crucial things I learned

So, if you want to learn how to build a chair, you should go ask a chair-maker how he does it. If you want to learn how to become a millionaire, you should ask a millionaire how they did it.

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The $6 tip that made me rethink my approach

The $6 tip that made me rethink my approach to giving and generosity

Last weekend I decided to take Linda on a mother’s day trip to Nashville for the weekend. She has proved to be an awesome mother to our baby boy for the last 15 months and she deserved a little trip away. On the morning we were set to come back home, we began packing up. […]

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Getting a Big Refund Check? Should You Adjust Your Withholding?

Are you getting a large tax refund check? Should you adjust your withholding? Here is how to find out...

The larger the income tax return check you receive, the more money you’ve paid throughout the year. Of course, there are some exceptions for credits and things like that. But for most Americans, a tax refund check just means you paid the government too much money and they are now giving it back . . . .

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How to Successfully Raise Money for Mission Trips

How to successfully raise money for mission trips

Previously, I discussed raising the money to fund personal financial goals such as these that are not covered by your budget or your savings. But let’s say your financial need is for a community service project or a mission trip and you know that others would like to help you reach your goal. Then there are other, more public ways, to raise the money.

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24 Bible Verses That Will Change The Way You Do Business

It never ceases to amaze me how relevant the Bible still is even with some of the books being thousands of years old. Solomon said there is nothing new under the sun and he was right. Methods may change, but thousands of years ago people were still people dealing with issues just like we do. I did some digging to find some scriptures about business, because I want to do business the right way. So here are 24 helpful #bible verses that will change how you do business!

I did some digging to find some scriptures about business, because I want to do business the right way. So whether you are a business owner, an employee of a business, or just buy stuff from businesses (that covers just about all of us – right?) there is some wisdom to be received from these scriptures.

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What Does “Storing Up Treasure In Heaven” Mean?

What does Storing Up Treasures in Heaven mean?

I often think about what Jesus might say regarding the American Dream. Would he want everyone to be a homeowner, everyone to have comfort and the security of a nice economy with nothing to worry about?

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10 Famous Quotes to Help Us Beat Fear & Laziness

10 famous quotes to help us beat fear and laziness

It’s no secret that I like quotes. I am one of those guys who can get really motivated by the right words. And while some of the best encouraging quotes are in the Bible, there have been a lot of brilliant minds who have said some pretty inspiring words that still help me when I read them. So I decided to gather up the 10 best motivation quotes (in my opinion, of course!).

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18 Beautiful Bible Verses

18 Beautiful Bible Verses

It seems that there are some amazing designers out there who are creating some amazing graphic representations of Bible verses. I get encouraged by having these types of things pop up on my Facebook page, so I thought I would compile a few of my favorites in one location. I have found many of these […]

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9 Creative Ways to Say Thank You

These are my favorite creative ways to say thank you… A lot of respect can be earned or lost by our ability to say thanks. It may not be the way it should be, but some people really take offense if they don’t receive a thank you card within 30 days of sending a wedding gift. And have you ever held the door for someone who didn’t even acknowledge your presence, much less say, “thanks”?

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Trust God, Not Circumstances

Trust God not circumstances

Trusting God in the midst of bad circumstances… I should be just as confident that things are going to work out when they look crazy as when everything looks fine and dandy. The opposite is true as well. Even though things look peaceful and calm, that is not an indication of security. Our security comes from God. It is not at all dependent on what is going on around us. Whether it is the economy, our finances, our children, our marriages, we can (and should) trust God with all of it.

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Get Out Of Debt With The Debt Snowball Method

Creating a debt snowball is my preferred method of getting out of debt. The strength of using this method is that it focuses on the behavioral side of finance rather than the mathematical. Since we are not robots that always do exactly what we know we should, I recommend this method for most people.

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