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‘Make No Little Plans’

My 13-year-old son and I spent a wonderful weekend in Chicago recently, kayaking through the urban jungle on the Chicago River, taking in much of what the Museum of Science and Industry has to offer, enjoying some real pizza, and soaking in the view along the city’s iconic Lake Shore Drive. Among the many things […]

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Is Fear Messing With Your Finances?

Did you know that the most often repeated commandment in the Bible is “Do not fear”? I was reminded of that when reading Donald Miller’s book, “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years” (a remarkably powerful book about living a better story by proactively co-authoring your life with God). That fact seemed to jump off […]

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Wanted: Positive Financial Stories

Most people love a good story, especially a positive one. A story of overcoming, of living for something bigger than ourselves, of making a difference. Over the years, I’ve heard many people’s remarkable financial stories, which has been one of my favorite parts of writing about biblical money management for a living. Among my favorites… […]

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Profitable Ideas: Online Shopping Costs More Than You Think, Looking for Travel Bargains in All the Wrong Places, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. How online shopping makes suckers of us all (The Atlantic). Online retailing is driven by very sophisticated science, and you are at the center of constant experiments. Cash is king no more (NY Times). Philosophical musings on our […]

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