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Setting Financial Priorities: A Framework for Financial Success

It’s easy to make managing money more complicated than it needs to be. That’s because money isn’t just an objective “means of exchange” as the dictionary defines it. Money is wrapped up in our emotions – our hopes, dreams, and fears. And our use of it is strongly influenced by the many messages of our […]

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Profitable Ideas: Finding Contentment in Our Consumer Culture, The Money Date, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Can you be content in a culture of ‘never enough’? (Relevant Magazine). Good ideas for living with joy in our consumer culture. Screen time is contributing to chronic sleep deprivation in tweens and teens (The Conversation). One of many reasons to place limits on […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Lifestyle of Generosity, The Math of Car Ownership, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Raising generous kids through a lifestyle of generosity (National Christian Foundation). “We taught the whole give-some, save-some, spend-the-rest thing, but I think the more important lessons were in how we lived.” See also, The cheerful giver (The Good Sense Movement).  5 things my parents […]

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The Greatest Return on Investment

My wife, Jude, made a comment in our small group recently that got me thinking about generosity in a new way. She referred to a household’s giving as a portfolio of Kingdom investments. I like that a lot and can see how thinking of generosity that way could be very encouraging and helpful. Investments, indeed […]

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Profitable Ideas: Broke Lottery Winners, One Money Move for a Better Marriage, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. I do the reading skimming so you don’t have to. Why do lottery winners go broke? (Common Good). In many ways, lottery winners aren’t so different from you or me.  Ellary’s bake sale: how I’m learning from my generous child (National Christian Foundation). Great […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Tipping Backlash, Decluttering Your Finances, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. “Tipflation” may be causing tipping backlash as more digital prompts ask for tips (CBS Money Watch). That awkward moment when you’re asked for a tip in a situation that previously didn’t call for one. See also, What your barista is really thinking as you […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Heart of Generosity, Raising Savers,  and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Giving from the heart really matters (Eternal Perspective Ministries). I love this article. There’s something very inspiring about young kids who develop hearts of compassion and put that compassion into action. Three ways to teach your kids to save money (Kiplinger). Some good examples […]

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