admin on August 6th, 2010

Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old he will not depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6 Does it strike anybody else as strange that there is an unspoken assumption that parents ought to pay (in part or in full) for their children’s college education? And not only […]

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admin on August 3rd, 2010

“For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he may have enough to finish it; lest perhaps, after he has laid the foundation and is not able to finish, all those seeing begin to mock him, saying, This man began to build and was […]

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admin on July 21st, 2010

“Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to Me and eat what is good, and your soul will delight in the richest of fare.”  Isaiah 55:2 There is a disease that haunts the lives of many Americans – an underreported disease affecting millions of […]

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admin on July 20th, 2010

On the first day of every week each one of you is to put aside and save, as he may prosper, so that no collections be made when I come. 1 Corinthians 16:2 If nothing else, I think the Great Recession may have served as a much needed wake up call to many American households.  […]

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admin on July 15th, 2010

Do not be a man who strikes hands in pledge or puts up security for debts; if you lack the means to pay, your very bed will be snatched from under you.  – Proverbs 22:26-27 Does your current credit card debt cause you stress?  Do you feel overwhelmed when reviewing your monthly bills?  Have you […]

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admin on July 15th, 2010

I am convinced that the number one problem with most people when it comes to managing their money boils down to one simple truth: most of us have NO idea where our money is going each week, each month, and each year.  How many of you know what percentage of your net income you are […]

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