Finance

Your Titles Are Meaningless To Me

November 15, 2010

Tweet I just read a very disturbing answer to a question on LinkedIn. Matt Wegner of Matt Wegner Financial Coaching (and Grate Outdoor Solutions, LLC by the way), asked in the LinkedIn Answers section whether it is possible to live without debt. Two of the answers (at the time of this writing) said that it is […]

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How the Election Will Affect Your Finances

November 1, 2010

Tweet Tomorrow represents a fairly significant midterm election in many people’s eyes. The makeup of Congress could have a significant impact on recent and future legislation regarding healthcare and taxes.

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The Heavenly Money Machine

October 25, 2010

Tweet Today we’re looking at myth number five from Your Money God’s Way by Amie Streater. This is another myth that I have seen first hand. Too often people rely on God’s providence to bail them out of a financial hole they’ve made for themselves. They justify it to themselves by saying “well I’ve paid […]

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A Handout or a Hand Up?

October 8, 2010

Tweet The second money myth that Your Money God’s Way by Amie Streater addresses is that it is our Christian duty to always help everyone. There’s another word that can describe people that believe in this myth, enablers. I believe whole  heartedly in helping people whenever I can with both my time and my finances. […]

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Face Your Fears

September 20, 2010

Tweet What is it about budgets that scares people away? It is such a powerful tool in taking control of you money. I believe one reason people don’t like budgets is that they equate budgets with cutting spending. That is not at all what a budget really is. It’s a great tool to help you […]

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Don’t Take Suze Orman’s Advice… or Mine

September 9, 2010

Tweet There is a ton of information on the web covering every topic imaginable. In some respects, the amount of information can be a positive. If you need some help, a quick internet search can net you the best recipe for grandma’s homemade biscuits or help you replace your car’s canooter valve. The problem is, while the […]

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Who Needs a Credit Score?

September 6, 2010

Tweet The following comment is straight from whatsmyscore.org, a website sponsored by Visa and dedicated to “informing” people about their credit scores. Can debt ever be good? There is such a thing as positive debt . Just like in establishing a responsible credit history, having debt in something like a mortgage and using it responsibly […]

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