I bet you’ve been watching the stock market lately. One day you will see a particularly low low, and another day things start looking up. It really is a constant rollercoaster and symbolizes a lot of the emotions and attitudes
Our Favorite Pin of the Week: De-Clutter Your Closet
Ever feel like you’re swimming in things you don’t need? Follow this simple mantra and get rid of the clutter in your closet! Follow our Pinterest Board “Simplify & Organize” to get more tips on how to de-clutter your life!
This morning I was reading through Ecclesiastes, and there is only one word to describe some of the thoughts contained in this book… depressing. Solomon details his journeys through gaining riches, success, wealth, wisdom, possessions, and really anything you can think
10 Verses on Money to Memorize
We know memorizing scripture is essential to our Christian walk … but did you ever think about memorizing verses on money? Believe it or not, there are over 2,000 scriptures relating to money and possessions … that’s more than heaven
Going Against the Culture
Photo Credit: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/412431278350267302/ One of my biggest struggles in writing on different topics of personal finance is at times I have to wonder: Will people actually do these things? It’s one thing to say you need to save more, but
5 Financial Resolutions to Make This Year
We’ve finally reached a break in the holidays where we have a chance to sit down and think about the year ahead. We reflect on what has happened in 2014, and we look forward to the times ahead in 2015.
Help! I’m Broke!
Photo Credit: https://www.behance.net/gallery/12848761/Bible-Verse-Quote-2 Now that Christmas is over, many of us are realizing the damage we did in spending … mainly over spending. The common thread going around is, “Help! I’m Broke!” We love the gift-giving process, but in the
Photo Credit : Happiness is Homemade Merry Christmas! Enjoy this day with family and friends. Remember to always thank Christ for why we get to celebrate this special day. As Christians, we know that Christmas is much much more
10 Ways to Practice Generosity This Christmas
1. Write a Hand-Written Letter to a Loved One How long has it been since you’ve received a hand-written letter? Probably a LONG time! Nowadays, a hand-written note means much more to the recipient because you actually took the time amidst
5 Characteristics to Cultivate Financial Wisdom
What does it mean to “cultivate financial wisdom”? Put simply … it’s a way of life where you are less interested in “things” and more interested in “people”. You are not obsessed with the latest phone, the latest
Do You Consider Yourself a Steward?
Believe it or not, if you are a Christian … you are called to be a steward. You may have never realized until now that this is the job you were called to, but God takes great delight in
A Moment of Gratefulness
I usually start the day with a “list” … – clean the kitchen – make breakfast – go to work – buy enchilada sauce – fill up the Sonata – get a birthday card They are usually very mundane, unimportant
God As the Ultimate Giver
Have you ever thought of God as a “generous giver”? He is the ultimate example of what it means to give generously and freely to others. A popular verse we hear thrown around very often is John 3:16 … “For
What it Takes to Live Below Your Means
You want the hard truth? The absolute hard truth? Living below your means is NOT easy. You will have to make sacrifices … on many occasions. You will feel like giving up. You will take each purchase seriously … even
A Little Reminder …
Never forget to count your blessings, remember there are others who have much less than you, and give God the glory for what you do have. – Faithful with Finances If you’d like to see more inspire quotes like this,
Your Challenge: Be Completely Opposite of the World
“Given a choice, most people would choose to be rich. They dream about inheriting a million dollars, even if none of their relatives have that much. They spend money they often can’t afford to lose on lottery tickets, hoping to
Giving to God First
Many times we hear the phrase “give to God first”, yet many of us don’t realize what that actually looks like in our lives. Giving to God first ultimately means putting Him in the “#1” position to everything you earn.
Making God A Part of Your Everyday Choices
We are posed with choices every single day. Should we chose this route over that route? Cream and sugar in our coffee, or black? Take the subway or drive? Chicken or fish for dinner? Little do we know, we make
Most of you have seen this type of commercial. The AT&T representative interviews kids and asks them simple, funny questions. What’s even funnier? Their answers! This one struck me in particular. The AT&T guy goes on to say, “Who thinks
How to Handle Worry
Worry can consume even the most steadfast and faithful servants. God never intended for worry to enter our lives. He loves us and steadily takes care of us…worry is not a part of His plan! Matthew 11:28-30 “Come