I have been getting emails from a bunch of readers asking for us to do a Tranzact debit card review wanting to know what I think about the Tranzact rewards card. If you haven’t heard, basically, it is a debit card with a positive social impact that provides “Z-Bucks” that can be used to buy […]
I love checklists. Especially when I want to make progress in a particular area but don’t exactly know what steps to take. This is a personal financial checklist that covers many of the steps I have taken over last decade that have helped me move from being a financial mess to having a little bit of an idea of what’s going on.
I keep checking my mailbox to get an invitation to speak at a school graduation, but alas, the invitation never came. Therefore, I’m going to share 10 tips I wish I had when I graduated (high school and college). 1. When given the choice to learn from your own mistakes or the mistakes of others . . .
The book The Millionaire Next Door analyzes the financial habits of millionaires. It shares the results from interviews and surveys with millionaires. The goal of the book is to give an accurate idea of what characteristics make a millionaire. I found four of those characteristics especially important . . . .
The Bible says that Solomon was the richest man who ever lived and also the wisest ever to live (1 Kings 4:31). I think that makes him qualified to give some financial advice
The fact is, it is more difficult to set up a budget when you never know how much you are going to make each month – but it still can (and in my opinion) should definitely be done. I happen to think it is far more important for those with irregular income to set up a budget because of the quick damage that can be caused if you don’t…
Christians have a dilemma. We are told to help the needy and we are also told to be wise. The challenge is to do both simultaneously. Is it possible that our “help” isn’t actually helping? Could we be enabling instead? How do we know the difference? What are some guidelines? First, some definitions: Helping is doing something…
These are some simple ways to become poor… 1. Spend more than you make – Actually if you only do #1, you won’t have to worry about the other 9. This is the easiest way for anyone to become poor. It doesn’t matter if you make millions or hundreds each month, the same principle applies.