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6 Ways to Save Money by Reading the Bible

March 3, 2012

There are countless ways to save money everyday. However, if you’re currently experiencing debt issues, simply knowing where to start can be a great challenge. Trying to do too much in the beginning can cause you undue stress, while remaining stagnant in your efforts does nothing to help your cause. When I was trying to […]

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What Use is Money in the Hands of a Fool?

January 23, 2011

Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no desire to get wisdom. Proverbs 17:16 If you want to learn how to handle money well you have to be willing to learn from your mistakes. If you want to do it without losing a lot of money, you have […]

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3 Steps to Getting Rich

October 28, 2010

Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow. Proverbs 13:11 I have a 100% fool proof way to get rich. This is not a scheme or a penny stock tip, and it works every time. You ready? It’s only 3 steps, and they really aren’t that hard. Step […]

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Random Acts of Kindness

October 13, 2010

A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 My wife and I recently added a new line to our budget. Random acts of kindness. It isn’t going to be huge, just a few bucks a month, but I think it will be a very rewarding thing for us. […]

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Generosity, PGTF Principle 7

September 16, 2010

One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Proverbs 11:24-25 This is the final principle in my series on Proverbs Guide to Finance. Check them out if you missed any. Generosity is one of the […]

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Get Some Help and Make Some Plans, PGTF Principle 6

September 8, 2010

Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisors they succeed. Proverbs 15:22 The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty. Proverbs 21:5 Planning Financial freedom isn’t easy. It doesn’t just happen. You won’t just wake up one day and say wow I have a lot of […]

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Diligence, PGTF Principle 5

September 4, 2010

Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth. Proverbs 10:4 Hard work has always been the key to success. Get rich quick is always a scam. Unless you have a big inheritance coming, the only way to become financially independent is to be diligent about working hard. Getting rich slowly is the […]

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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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2 Reasons Co-signing is a Bad Idea – PGTF Principle 2

August 1, 2010

A man lacking in judgment strikes hands in pledge and puts up security for his neighbor. Proverbs 17:18 God is pretty clear in this verse that is doesn’t make sense to co-sign a loan for someone else. There are 2 very good reasons for this, and they are very similar to why you shouldn’t loan […]

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