I realized something a few weeks ago – I don’t know how to laugh with my son. It’s not that I don’t know how to laugh it’s more like I don’t let myself laugh enough. Yet, laughter and joy are biblical. Joy is a fruit of the Spirit. The Bible talks about laughter and joy […]
Unlike a new nine to five job, there’s no training period for parenting. Most employers know you’ll have a learning curve. They anticipate you’ll make a mistake or two and they (usually) put you with a more experienced co-worker to help you learn the ropes. But motherhood doesn’t give you a month to learn the […]
Experience is the best teacher. Helping your kids learn about money at an early age will set them up for a lifetime of good money management. These 5 things will help your kids learn about money and how important it is to mange it well.
In these past 7 months as a young wife, I have learned countless things and many lessons. One of them is that you can learn a great deal about yourself by looking at how you handle finances. Another, more important discovery is: how you and your spouse work together financially says an awful lot about […]
You know you have one, but what exactly is it? Your FICO score is supposed to be a wonderful reflection of your creditworthiness and your keys to the kingdom of credit extension. But do you really need to know your FICO score and how important is it?
The stress of past-due bills may make you want to run and hide but that isn’t the best idea. Here are 5 ways to handle past due bills.
Money is an easy scapegoat for the problems in your marriage. But what non-money problems are killing your budget that can be solved without a second job? Learn more here!
Bankruptcy can be a humiliating experience but it doesn’t have to be the end of the world. You can recover from bankruptcy and rebuild a new financial life with these tips.
Do you worry about what people think? When I was in my teens and early twenties, I was consumed with fear over what other people thought about me. We lived in a mobile home park, a nice one with rules about clutter and conditions of the homes. Yet, when I went to prom I cried […]
Our transition to full-time RV living is almost complete. We’ve broken in our new rig with a consecutive eight-week run at our seasonal campsite and we’ve begun purging stuff by selling, trashing and donating stuff. In the course of following what we believe God is calling us to do, we’ve told our story numerous times. Our […]