June 2011

How To Take Advantage of Roth IRA Tax Benefits

IRAs
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We all know that saving money is really the key to building long-term wealth.  Just this week, I was reading an article by Mark Cuban, discussing how to create real wealth.  Right now Mark Cuban is a really happy guy.  He is the outspoken, charismatic owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and if you weren’t aware, […]

Life Unplugged: How You Can Save Money by Saving on Electricity

Personal Finance
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If you compare energy pricesonline, you’ll see that there is always room for saving money on your bills. Somebody is always offering a better deal than everybody else. It’s nice to save of course, but the way of the world nowadays stipulates that we have to pay out regularly simply to go about our daily routines. […]

Interview: Chuck Bentley, CEO of Crown Financial Ministries

Miscellaneous
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Recently I had the chance to chat with Chuck Bentley, the CEO of Crown Financial Ministries, and host of the MoneyLife radio program. Chuck is a great guy, with a passion for seeing others master their money under the Master’s guidance as you’ll see from my interview below: Jason: How did you get your start […]

Managing Your Money In Light Of The Gospel Part 4: Motivated By A Future Reward!

True Wealth
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This is our fourth, and final, article in a series that takes a look at how a proper understanding of the gospel should influence how we manage our finances. In the first article, we examined the fact that we are now slaves of Christ, and merely stewards of God’s resources. Then, in the second article, […]

The Biggest Mistake You Must Avoid as An Entrepreneur

Small Business
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Several weeks ago I was asked to be a guest on a podcast show called The Christian Entrepreur Show. Amos Johnson, Jr., is a professor, author, entrepreneur, and the host of the program. The show aired yesterday on his site. On the show, I talked about my journey through the market crash of 2008, and some […]

The New Gold Rush: Is It Too Late to Buy Gold?

Investing
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If you follow financial news, you’ve no doubt heard the buzz surrounding gold prices. Gold prices broke the $1,500 barrier for the first time in history earlier this year. With new records, you may be wondering if the time is ripe for you to buy gold. But you may also be asking yourself, “Did I […]

How to Become a Millionaire in 2 Simple Steps

Personal Finance
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There seems to be a lot of talk about becoming a millionaire. It’s kind of that magic number people always dream of reaching one day. I think it’s a great goal to have so long as you don’t hoard, aren’t greedy, and you give generously. I read a good article on MarketWatch the other day […]

A Few Reasons to Review Your Life Insurance & Consider a New Policy

Insurance
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Are you paying too much for term life insurance?  When was the last time you checked whether you could get a better rate on your term life insurance policy? Term life insurance rates have been dropping in the last 15 years, and continue to do so, as life expectancies rise and interest rates are currently […]