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Financial Future: Lottery Dreams or Prosperous Planning?

By | 2017-12-04T17:08:02+00:00 December 4th, 2017|MONEY|

If you’re reading this, you still have a future. The good and the bad of that is we get to choose our future. We live busy lifestyles and often don’t think about our finances until there’s a crisis or retirement looming over the hill. With women generally managing the household incomes and outgo, it makes [...]

Discounts for Seniors (But you have to ask)

By | 2017-11-10T11:36:45+00:00 November 10th, 2017|AT HOME INCOME, MONEY|

Save on Groceries Once you’ve used your senior discount at all of your favorite restaurants, you’ll need to buy some groceries. Lots of stores give a senior discount – you just need to ask. Keep in mind that discounts and deals may vary and can change without notice. • Farm Fresh – 5% discount Tuesdays [...]

Teaching Children Less is More

By | 2017-06-10T08:09:17+00:00 February 6th, 2017|MONEY|

By Maxine Marsolini - (resident financial guru)   Between all the toys, gadgets, and gizmos that are available to kids, not to mention television programs, apps, and other resources all geared at kids; it's almost easy to see how parents begin to view life as being totally about their children. When parents indulge like this—giving their [...]

Take Off Years–Look Younger with Less Money Stresses!

By | 2017-06-10T08:16:19+00:00 January 30th, 2017|MONEY|

By Maxine Marsolini (our resident financial guru)    A study published in the journal Research on Aging in July found that being anxious about finances isn’t just bad for your mental health. It can make you look older, too.  . . . stress induced by money had a stronger effect on apparent aging than did [...]

Twelve Secrets Faithful Workers Know

By | 2017-06-10T08:18:19+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|MONEY|

By Maxine Marsolini (our resident financial guru)    So, as long as you are a faithful steward you can be content, whether you are struggling at the subsistence level or are fabulously wealthy. In other words, our part is to be faithful and God’s part is to decide at what level of prosperity he wants [...]

Missed Financial Opportunities?

By | 2017-06-10T08:35:41+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|MONEY|

Written by Maxine Marsolini  Millionaires tend to be more thoughtful about savings and financial decisions. Take that deliberate approach to every nook and cranny of your budget, and you can free up hundreds—or thousands—a year.[i]   Are we missing opportunities to accumulate wealth because we fail to get our priorities right? Sometimes I think it [...]

Affluenza – The Disease of Entitlement Affecting our Children

By | 2017-06-10T08:49:08+00:00 March 8th, 2016|BETWEEN A ROCK AND A TEENAGER, MONEY|

Wise discipline imparts wisdom; spoiled adolescents embarrass their parents. Proverbs 29:15 By Maxine Marsolini Ethan Crouch. His case made national headlines twice: The first time was when a psychologist testified for the defense that Mr. Couch had “affluenza” and was too influenced by privilege and his parents’ permissiveness to know right from wrong.[1] Teenager Ethan [...]

Twelve Days of Christmas Cash!

By | 2017-06-10T09:03:21+00:00 November 30th, 2015|MONEY|

by Maxine Marsolini Twelve Days of Christmas Cash The world intensifies our restlessness. Advertisements entice us to buy this, spend that, and to borrow against tomorrow so we can have what we want today. …good deals urge us on, creating desires that we never knew we had.[1] In December, the strong desire to give gifts [...]