Get Motivated to Achieve Your Finanancial Goals!
Dec31

Get Motivated to Achieve Your Finanancial Goals!

The new year is here… resolution and promises are made, and hopefully you’ll at least keep a few of them alive. But how are your financial goals doing? In the midst of all the chaos life brings, it’s still important to keep your expectations high regarding your money. Here are 5 great tips to achieve those financial goals for yourself and your family. Set goals that are realistic and specific. When looking at your...

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Getting Out Of Debt With Baby Steps
Nov16

Getting Out Of Debt With Baby Steps

Step 1. Cut up all credit cards. Reason: your credit is already shot and you are not looking for additional debt. What difference does your credit rating, or score, matter now. Temporarily stop contributions to your retirement funds. The main goal now, is to get out of debt. I have somewhat mixed feelings on this step. I understand the importance of saving and building your retirement and the possible lost earnings. If you are devoted...

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Teaching Teens About Money
Nov09

Teaching Teens About Money

Most teenagers think they know everything… including everything about money. And it seems they should in light of the fact that they collectively spend more than $100 billion a year! But the reality is, most teens are very inexperienced at managing their own money. As parents, it’s our duty to teach our children… not just about God… but also about life. And that includes money management. Here are a few essential money tips teens (and...

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Faith Promise Giving

When you donate money to your church, or through your church, how do you give? To be more clear, do you give through faith, or do you give through available means? In 2 Corinthians chapter 8, Paul speaks to the church about the spirit of giving that was displayed by the churches in Macedonia. After explaining how they gave liberally to God, and to the work of the Lord, he instructed them in verse 7 to, “abound in this grace...

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15 Tips for More Cash

If you’re anything like me, it never hurts to have some extra money. Maybe it’s to do something special, to wipe away old debt, or just to make ends meet. Following are a few tips that just might come in handy for you… I know they have for us! *1. Get a second job* – If you can afford the extra time of a second, part-time job, this may work for you. Just make sure that it makes sense in the long-run, too. For...

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When to Refinance Your Home

In a financial market of competing rates between banks, there are often opportunities for home-owners to “take advantage” of current specials or drops in interest. When is it a good idea to refinance your home? Refinancing is, to many, the silver bullet to debt, or the answer to their future vacation plans. To others, refinancing is just a sensible and logical way to get ahead in the money game. One simple rule to whether...

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