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Christian Budgeting, Finances, Savings

Cutting the Cost of Digital Services

12 months ago, I did a post regarding my family's progress in cutting the costs of digital services. I thought I'd let you know how things have gone.

Save by Paying Yourself First

Despite your best intentions, it's easy to rationalize putting off starting to save.

Where to Find Free or Nearly-Free Kids’ Movies This Summer

With the school season coming to an end, a parent’s thoughts quickly turn to, “what are we going to do with the kids all summer?”

Cutting the Cost of Utilities

Utility expenditures fall in the middle—not as flexible as grocery spending, but certainly not as inflexible as auto-related costs.

Get Out of the Two Income Trap

Many families want to live on one income but can't seem to get out of the two income trap.

  • Steve Scalici, CFP(r) |
  • April 18, 2011 |
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The Case against Frugality

As the recession dragged on, frugality came into vogue, and many commentators believed a new and lasting way of life had begun. That was then...

How Much Should I Spend?

As you get started with a budget, a logical question is, “How much should I spend on food, fun, and all the rest." That’s why I developed detailed recommended spending guidelines for one-, two-, three-, and four-person households...

Start the New Year With a Powerful Personal Finance Tool

With the New Year just around the corner, right now is the ideal time to get in the habit of tracking your spending.

Returning to Basics When Times Are Tough

It's not always easy to see His will when everything goes wrong. Life is like that, I think. The test often comes before, and what you need to know in order to pass that test comes after...

  • Billy Coffey, Author of "Snow Day" |
  • December 01, 2010 |
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Living on a Low Income

When to say "No"

  • Judy Woodward Bates |
  • October 27, 2010 |
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Nine Handy Rules of Thumb for Money

Here, for your enjoyment and possible edification are some of my favorite rules of thumb for money. I've collected them over the years.

How to Develop a Saver's Attitude

Cutting expenses is the way to spend less so you have money to save, but unless you are actually putting it aside for some future use, you're not really saving at all...

Close-to-Home Options Can Help Cut Your Entertainment Budget

If you really stopped to examine your entertainment budget, you might well discover gunk there. Most people tend to overspend on entertainment.

Finance Q&A: Where Should I Invest My Savings?

Dear Deborah: With interest rates on savings accounts and CD's so low, where do you recommend a relatively conservative person should invest?

  • Deborah Nayrocker |
  • August 26, 2010 |
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The Best Ways to Save for 2 – 3 Year Projects

You need the right savings vehicle for savings that you're setting aside for non-emergency purposes, such as a major purchase that's a couple of years (or more) away.

  • Austin Pryor with Joseph Slife |
  • August 18, 2010 |
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Confronting Entitlement

We all go through hard times and need help in those moments. But there is a difference between going through a short term crisis in which we need help and just expecting others to pay our way through life so we can hang out with our friends.

Never Rush a Purchase

Have you ever made a quick decision that you later regretted? Almost all of us have done this to one degree or another.

Finance Q&A: Are Private Colleges Worth the Cost?

Our daughter's two college choices are private schools. We're thinking about telling her that she'll need to attend a public university, since it will be more affordable for us. Is this a good idea?

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Example: "Gen 1:1" "John 3" "Moses" "trust"
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