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Your Debt Isn’t Really the Problem, Is It?

Your Problem Is More Related to Your Behavior. The Bible says in Hebrews 12, “No discipline seems pleasant at the time . . . . but later produces a harvest of righteousness.” – paraphrased. I have read a few articles recently about the net worth of Americans at various age groups. I’ve noticed, as have others I’m sure, how the...

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What Does the Bible Say about Money and Debt?

God has Much to Tell Us About Life and Money in His Word – the Bible. The Bible has a lot to say about money. Actually, the Bible has a lot to say about life in general. In the interest of full disclosure, my wife and I are born-again Christ followers, and we try to pattern our lives as close...

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Debt is the Burden You don’t Even Realize You Have.

This post was originally published on Rockstar Finance as a part of a “Money Matchup”. You can read this post as well as the other side of the debate here. But if you only care what I think ;-), you can read my side of the matchup here. . . . Debt: The Burden and Lifestyle of the Middle Class...

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In Case of Emergency, Break Glass.

Emergencies Can Derail Your Life and Finances, So Learning How to Manage Them is Crucial. Let’s talk a little bit about emergencies. Emergencies are just a part of life. You can’t control when they come or how often. So what do you do when they happen? Are you prepared? I know I little bit about emergencies, as I’ve been through...

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Why Buying a New Car is Financial Suicide

Don’t Kid Yourself. Your New Car is Costing You More than You Think! I’ve previously written several articles about cars and the financial ramifications that come with buying one new or used. Check out these articles first . . . if you haven’t already read them. Car costs are impeding your ability to invest for retirement. With just your car...

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Financial Leverage: Is it the Missing Piece of Your Financial Plan?

Could leveraging your assets to earn even more money be the key to wealth? “In order to get what you want, one has only to apply the proper amount of leverage.” Have you ever heard that before? Usually someone is referring to squeezing information out of someone else. But there are many different kinds of leverage. Financial leverage can be...

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Our Financial Knowledge Alone is Insufficient for Success.

After re-reading this article, I’ll admit that it does come off as a little bit of a rant. I apologize in advance for the getting up on my soapbox, but I think this needs to be said. . . . Just know that I warned you. 😉 ************************ Personal Responsibility and Financial Knowledge Go Hand in Hand. The amount of...

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Have You Ever Been Debt Free?

Our Culture Has Been Brainwashed to Think Debt is Ok. Being in debt is normal. And a debt free person is an anomaly.  There. I said it. And you hear. . . err . . . or read it. You’re in debt, and I’m in debt. It’s the definition of normal. Some of us have more or less debt than...