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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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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The Seven Money Types

In reading one of my devotionals today from Faith Gateway, I decided to take the quiz and figure out which was my money type. If you go to Tommy Brown.org, you too can take the quiz. It only takes you a few seconds. I was surprised to learn that it identified me correctly. Evidently, I am an Abraham type. According to…

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Found Money

Alright, there really is no found money, per se. However, if you are getting a tax refund from the IRS or your state taxing authority, you can certainly think of this as “found money”. It’s money that you did not have. Here are somethings that you should do with the refund, and they do not include spending it on frivolous…

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Investing

401k’s

There is a great post from The Money Habit, on 401k’s. The article is titled, “Everything You Wanted To Know About 401ks – Choosing A Fund, Reading a Prospectus, and More.”. It is a great article.

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What The Bible Teaches Us about Financial Obligations and Responsibility

By Cliff Dansby Contributing Author Money, everyone says, is “the root of all evil”. Many Christians and non-Christians alike misquote this teaching from the apostle Paul in the New Testament book of 1 Timothy. However, it’s the love of money and its misuse that leads to evil, problems and behaviors that sadden God. Christians are asked to responsibly use money. Many…

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