August 2011

5 Money Myths About Investing And Money

Personal Finance
Money Myths

In our last article, we talked about 5 money myths about housing and taxes. That was based on an article posted by Investopedia, which discussed various money myths that can end up being costly. Today, we will talk about misconceptions surrounding investing and money. 5 Money Myths About Investing And Money I Don’t Have Enough […]

What is Diversification

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What is diversification? Merriam Webster defines it as giving variety to something. Variety is good. It’s good in life, in business, and particularly with our savings. The idea of diversifying has been around a long time. With today’s market volatility, it’s increasingly important to answer the question – what is diversification – through the use […]

5 Money Myths About Housing And Taxes That Can Cost You Big!

Taxes
Money Myths

Many of us grow up hearing various sayings about money. Some of them are passed down as wise quotes, while others may be pieces of advice given to us by by someone trying to help us out. A small number of these things turn out to be good, sound advice; however, the majority of them […]

Please Welcome New Staff Writer Stacy Layman

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I’m really excited to introduce a new staff writer to readers of Redeeming Riches. Please welcome her in the comments below and spread the love by ReTweeting the post. Stacy Layman and I belong to the same church. I had the privilege of working with Stacy on a massive community project called Salt & Light: A […]

How To Find Joy

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A little passage in Psalms struck me this morning and I thought I’d share the wisdom to get us thinking this week. It seems that all of us are searching for meaning, happiness, purpose, or something more in this life to satisfy our souls. Whether we admit it or not, deep in our hearts is a […]

A Powerful Personal Finance Lesson From An Old Decadent City

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Don’t you love how God uses tiny, seemingly insignificant verses in the Bible to blow you away sometimes? Whenever he does this, it’s kind of like finding a diamond in the rough. He did this not too long ago for me with a little verse in Ezekiel, and I was reminded of it again yesterday. […]

3 Tips to Reduce Your Vehicle Costs

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After your home and your family, vehicle costs may well be the next biggest drain on your personal finances. Buying a car outright is something that takes many of us a long time with payments often having to be spread over a number of months or years to ease the financial impact. On top of the cost […]

3 Simple Steps to Build Wealth

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If it were easy to build wealth, we’d all be rich! To build wealth is not easy. To build wealth is very hard, but the good news is that with a few simple steps you can start building wealth too! It’s funny how we seem to make the simple things in life more difficult?  Isn’t it? Take getting out of […]

Your 3 Step Survival Guide to the Market Mayhem

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I go on vacation for a week and look what happens! First I apologize for not having any updates last week, but for what it’s worth I did enjoy a nice, Internet-free family vacation at a cottage in Michigan. I managed to rest, which was much-needed and very beneficial for me. I came back to a big […]