Financial Fitness 101 Tip #6: Good Debt! Bad Debt!

Owe no man anything, but to love one another, for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law (Romans 13:8). The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender (Proverbs 27:7). I was asked the following two questions:  What is debt and is there such a thing as good debt? …

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Financial Fitness Tip #5 – Delayed Gratification

“For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience” (Romans 8:24-25). Delayed gratification is patiently waiting for things we can’t afford. Unfortunately, we live in a world…

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Financial Fitness 101: Tip #4

Tip #4: “God will supply  all our needs according to His riches in glory” (Philippians 4:19) Do I really need this? Most of us shop by impulse or to satisfy an aching soul. We need to learn discipline when it comes to money! Ask self is this proposed purchase a “need” or a “want?”  Did…

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Financial Fitness 101: Tip #3

Did you know the Holy Spirit recorded over 2000 scriptures in the Bible pertaining to money?  Tip #3  One those scriptures is found in Ecclesiastes 3:1-13.  These scriptures states that the LORD wants us enjoy the fruits of our labor. But, enjoying the benefits of our hardwork is impossible if we don’t know our financial…

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Financial Fitness 101: Tip #2

As we continue our journey In the area of money, let’s explore what is money! Tip 2:  Money is nothing more than a tool. It has no power within itself, it can’t talk or make decisions! Money is a tool to barter/pay for services rendered to improve your life, such as: buying or renting a…

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Financial Fitness 101: Tip #1

Are you aware that when our soul is wounded, it affects every area of our lives? Our woundedness effects our marriages, our children, our relationships, our employment, our decision-making and especially our finances.  Let’s explore the area of money and learn what does God say about money? Tip One: Study His Word and learn His …

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Where’s The Money?

Money, money, money where’s the money?” Many are shouting this phrase when finding themselves without funds when an emergency arises.  I too know the pain of needing repair work done or lack of finances to take care school or medical expenses.  Many economist states that everyone should have a $1000 emergency fund and a savings…

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Financial Fitness – 01

Photo by Michael Longmire (unsplash) 1 Timothy 6:9-11 (KJV) “But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.    10For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from…

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Becoming Successful Means Growing Up!

Photo by Andrea Tummons (unsplash) Below is another great find I discovered when cleaning out my file cabinet.  Once again the Author, unfortunately,  is unknown.  But I felt compelled to post this 16-point checklist because is it a great list in keeping us business-minded individuals “rooted and grounded” in our gifts and talents. 1.  Growing…

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Giving From The Heart

Photo by Wesual (unsplash) While on my way to my grandson’s Parent/Teacher Conference I had an opportunity to listen to the opening remarks of Dr. David Jeremiah’s message on “Giving.” Anyone familiar with Dr. Jeremiah’s teaching and preaching, you know he always begins with Christian Humor. His humor on giving had me rolling with laugher…

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