February 2010

What Is Your Motivation in Giving?

True Wealth

Lately I’ve been reflecting on giving and our heart motivation behind it. I’ve had the great opportunity to teach a money class the last couple weeks to a Young Marrieds group at church and It’s been a great experienc for me, because I’ve had to spend some time digging in to Scripture to get me […]

This Week in Personal Finance – February 12, 2010

Personal Finance

It’s been a great week!  My first post as a writer went up on Christian PF (see link below).  I’m excited about the opportunity to write for a great site like that. The markets have been a little crazy this week and there still a lot of talk about our national debt.  The best thing […]

Are You Making These 5 Tax-Filing Mistakes?

Personal Finance

Ahh, tax time!  The time in America where everyone gets a little edgy, a little nervous and a little anxious as we patiently await our peril (owing more to Uncle Sam) or our “profit” (a big refund). Accountants are settled in to their cubby holes, people are scrambling to gather all their documents and Uncle […]

10 Ideas for a Frugal Valentine’s Day

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February 14 approaches quite quickly on the heels of the Christmas and New Year spending sprees and as such you may be dreading the approach of Valentine’s Day this year because you are still struggling with credit card debt, or trying hard to stick to a New Year’s savings plan. Instead of splurging on your […]

6 Ways To Find Free Money

Personal Finance

What are the two words that people love most?  Oftentimes it’s  free and money! Who doesn’t want to get free money? What’s amazing is the number of people who I run into on a regular basis who continue to leave money  on the table! If you woke up this morning, got your cup of coffee […]

4 Money Lessons From a Fool

Personal Finance

According to dictionary.com, a fool is a silly or stupid person; a person who lacks judgment or sense. The Bible is full of vivid pictures about fools. The Scriptures generally define fools as people who don’t “catch on” or just continue to repeat the same dumb mistakes. On the contrary, the wise man learns from his […]

This Week in Personal Finance – February 5, 2010


We finally got our internet hooked up at our house this week!  It’ll be good to get back to a regular posting schedule next week. I’m excited for this weekend because I get to teach a class to a Young Marrieds group at church on Money.  I’ll try to post some of the content from […]

Christian Finance Directory

Personal Finance

One of the things I want to make sure I do on Redeeming Riches is to provide a look at other resources to you from a Christian perspective as well as secular resources to help with managing your money. I know that R2 should not be the only voice you hear when it comes to […]

3 Fun and Geeky Ways to Save With Your Email

Saving Money

I know you must be an experienced saver (you are reading this blog!). But there are still money-saving tricks you are probably not aware of. Let’s take a look at three of them.  Here’s my list of  3 fun and geeky ways to save with your email. 1. Create a Money-Saving Gmail Filter If you […]

Confessions of a “Receiving” Addict

True Wealth

Confession time! I’m not as generous as I should or could be! Here’s another thing: I like to receive more than I like to give. Why?  Well, because it’s inherent and I’m selfish. I know what you’re thinking – “Wait a minute – but you write about generosity and giving and doing good things with […]