Money

Prime the pump

Many of you have heard the story about the traveler who was lost in the desert and out of water. He was literally dying of thirst. He knew that death was near unless he found water soon. In the distance, he saw a shack. When he got to the shack, he saw a water pump and a jar of clear,…

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Money

Handle the money

Wonderful, now you’re married! Who is going to handle the money? Who is going to pay the bills? Usually, couples decide that the one who likes math will handle the family finances. This is a great decision you think. It makes perfect sense to the two of you. Let me tell you, you could not be more wrong. What, did…

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Giving

The Privilege of Giving

FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014 He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.—2 Corinthians 9:6 I heard the story of a Southern preacher who was speaking to his congregation and said, “We have to crawl before we can walk.” The congregation responded in unison, “Let us crawl, Preacher. Let us crawl.” Then…

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Debt

Earn 13% to 29% interest

During this time with extremely low interest on savings accounts, money market accounts, mutual funds, and other financial instruments, you are hard pressed to earn 13% to 29% interest or more. However, there is one place where you can get these returns. That place is your credit cards. If you are carrying a balance on the credit cards, you are…

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Financial Planning

Finances and dating

Some of you might be dating someone whom you are thinking about marrying. You might have been dating for awhile but have never discussed money. You don’t have a clue about the other person’s finances. Before you decide to marry someone, you need to discuss finances. What if you are a saver and they’re a spender? What if they have…

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Debt

Organize your bills with Manilla

Makes the Debt Snowball m-u-c-h easier to track! Recommended by Dave Ramsey on a recent radio show. Use Manilla to manage your finances and accounts in one place, organize and simplify your  life, and GET IT TOGETHER. Try it today – it’s always FREE. Introducing Manilla Get your bills, statements and balances instantly organized in one secure place online. Finally,…

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