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6 Tips for Improving your Finances in College

College is one of the most exciting times in a person's life. Yet at the same time it can be one of the toughest, especially when it comes to your finances. All those stories you've heard about college students eating instant noodles for weeks and … [Continue reading]

Your Mental To Do List Before Starting a Room Addition

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So you've made all your plans and crunched the numbers and are finally ready for a room addition. That's great news! But are you sure you know what to expect for the next couple months? Most homeowners think they know exactly what is coming. The … [Continue reading]

12 Short Bible Verses that Pack a Powerful Message

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There is no doubt about it - the Bible is a big book. Within its pages you will find over 31,000 verses that teach, guide, warn and encourage. While all the verses are meaningful in some regard, some of the best are the short Bible verses that drive … [Continue reading]

10 Futuristic Money Saving Ideas That Are Already a Reality

Technology is changing the face of the world as we know it and it’s doing so at lightning speed. For example, think about this article. Ten years ago the platform on which you discovered it was either non-existent or looked totally different. Fifteen … [Continue reading]

4 Ways to Fund That Extra Mortgage Payment

For most people making one monthly mortgage payment is challenging enough. Why in the world would you want to make an additional one? Seems like that extra mortgage payment would be pushing the monthly budget a bit too far. Well, if you can see … [Continue reading]

What to Do if You Fall Behind on Your Student Loan Repayment

So, the bills rolled in this month and you cannot afford to make your monthly payment on your student loans. You promise that you will catch them up next month, but then you can’t afford it again. Before long, you are trapped in a cycle of debt. No … [Continue reading]

The Passenger Effect: Their Valuable Role in a Car and on a Team

For the longest time I was nothing more than a passenger. For the first 16 years of my life I sat dutifully in the front or back passenger’s seat of my parent’s car, being toted around to church, to practices, to public auctions and to well, … [Continue reading]

What Does the Bible Say About Debt? Wait Til You See

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I end up turning to the Bible for a lot of questions in my life. After all, God has a lot more wisdom than I do, so why not tap into that knowledge? It seems that no matter what I’m dealing with I can find some answers within the pages of the … [Continue reading]

How to Resolve the What Career Should I Have Dilemma

Have you ever asked yourself the question, What career should I have?  If so, you know the answers aren’t that obvious. Coming to a decision about what career bests fits you can be quite a dilemma, no matter if you are right out of high school or in … [Continue reading]

Managing a Home While on Vacation: Do’s, Don’ts, & Money Saving Tips

Enjoy this post today by Hank McKinsey, rental property owner and blogger at Homebyhank.com. Taking a vacation can be a fantastic way to relax and regroup from your daily and weekly routine. While vacations are exciting to prepare for, one thing … [Continue reading]

Here Are the Top 9 Bible Verses for Teens to Know

Hidden Nuggets Series #105 - Bible Verses for Teens to Know It’s challenging being a teen in today’s world. I should know – I have two of my own living in the house. Teens today face so many personal struggles and so many difficult life situations … [Continue reading]