From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Laziness, PGTF Principle 4

August 30, 2010

Laziness brings on deep sleep, and the shiftless man goes hungry. Proverbs 19:15 In other words, get to work. Too many people expect everything in life to be given to them. Right now we have more people than ever living off the government. Help in bad times is one thing, laziness is another. You have […]

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Say No to Debt, PGTF Principle 3

August 25, 2010

The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. Proverbs 22:7 The heart of personal finance is to spend less money than you make. Whether that means making more money, spending less, or a combination of the two. Any way you look at it you cannot spend more money than […]

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Don’t Make These 5 Job Hunting Mistakes

August 20, 2010

The following is a guest post by Crystal at Budgeting in the Fun Stuff. Her blog covers living expenses, saving for your future, and the fun stuff in between. According to the Yahoo Finance article, Five Mistakes Online Job Hunters Make, these actions will NOT get you hired: 1. Forgetting Manners – If you use […]

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The Difference Between Volunteering and Forced Giving – A Tale of a Traveler, Poor Woman and Scheming Farmer

August 18, 2010

This is a guest article by Kevin who writes at Invest It Wisely. What is the difference between receiving aid from a charity, and receiving aid from a government? Are they both the same, or is there a qualitative difference between them? Without going too deep into the differences, one can say that the most […]

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Hear the Sleigh Bells Ringing?

August 18, 2010

“What? You’ve got to be kidding. It’s only August.” That may be true but if you have heard the story of Santa then you know that his elves are already working. Delivery day is December 25 but all year long there has been busy activity in preparation for the day that we celebrate the birth […]

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How to Stop the Bleeding!

August 16, 2010

The following is a guest post from Heather Green. I wish I had a dollar for everytime I’ve thought “THIS is the week that I’m going to stop spending so much money!” At the time, I mean it with every fiber of my being, then I get paid and get busy making excuses. So, I […]

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How To Set Up A Bullet Proof Family Budget

August 15, 2010

When you have a family it can seem impossible to stick with a budget or find ways to save money. There are always extra expenses with children growing out of clothes and shoes and the constant barrage of requests from the school for a few dollars here and a few dollars there for field trips […]

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Sell Yourself Short

August 13, 2010

The following is a guest post by Greg McFarlane. What’s a short sale? You buy a house. Years later, you can’t make the payments, so what do you do? You can just stop paying, and the lender will eventually file an eviction order with the local constable. Depending on where you live, you can either […]

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Budget Stretching Tactics For Your Back To School Shopping

August 11, 2010

This is a guest post by Mrs. Not Made of Money. The start of the school year means a myriad of feelings for everyone in the home. For moms, it means that the days will be somewhat freed up to get other tasks taken care of, along with a massive change in scheduling. It also […]

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How Much Would You Save If You Didn’t Have…

August 9, 2010

If you feel you are getting swept up in the bills and expenses of your everyday life, but can’t seem to see anywhere you can cut back, perhaps you need to take a look at your expenses one by one. While you can’t always cut them down or out, some of the costs of living […]

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