(The following is an abbreviated transcription from a video Linda & I recorded. Please excuse any typos or errors.) In this article we’re talking about how to retire in 10 years, 15 years, or even 5 years. Now this is not easy. I’m going to say that up front. But I’m going to give you […]
I’ll be honest. I get contacted multiple times a day from various companies wanting to advertise on SeedTime or wanting us to promote “their thing”. And 99.9% of them get the delete button. Not all of them are bad (though many are), but I only work with advertisers that have products that I am actually […]
Bible verses about retirement and resting: While the Bible doesn’t seem to have specific verses referring to retirement, it does point out the importance of rest. God, our creator, understands the value of rest and relaxation. That, of course, is why He created Sundays! To add to that… Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest. Mark 6:31
We all know that it’s best to have a plan, when it comes to almost everything. The Bible doesn’t leave out this tool. We need to plan. I’ve studied scripture to find Bible Verses about Planning. Let’s see what the Bible says! Genesis 41:34-36 Let Pharaoh take action to appoint overseers in charge of the […]
I recently spoke with a single mom who was planning to mortgage her paid for house in order to ease her children’s college burdens. Her logic? “I just can’t let them accumulate all of those student loans. What kind of a mother would?”
When it comes to the wealthy, there’s often a belief that they’re rich because they were born into money. While that’s certainly true for many, it isn’t the case across the board. Many of the wealthy have had to work their way up to being rich and to do so they’ve had to adopt a different set of habits from most other people.
Have you ever wondered why you don’t save more for retirement? Or why others who you know don’t? If saving for retirement is so important, why don’t we do more of it, or even do it at all? I’ve come up with a handful of reasons, and all have to do with either personal attitude and preferences, or with life circumstances. Sometimes we just have to overcome ourselves, and other times we face circumstances that limit our efforts.
Saving for your child’s college tuition can be a difficult task, especially in today’s economy. According to a study by Sallie Mae, 60% American families save regularly for their child’s college tuition. A surprising 24% of parents who save, however, admit to using their retirement savings to cover tuition for their children…