February 2013

This week’s money and stewardship devotional from the four Gospels* is about the poor widow’s offering and religious leaders taking advantage of widows. Mark 12:38-44. 38 As he taught, Jesus said, “Watch out for the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, 39 and have […]

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While I was watching the Tonight Show the other evening, Jay Leno had a guest on from Quirky.com, a new, really cool social invention Website to help bring ideas for inventions to fruition. They highlighted some great products that people recently invented. There are all sorts of ways to make additional money, and this one […]

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Are you a young person planning to go to college? Or maybe you are an adult and want to go in a totally different direction in your career. Or maybe you just want to stay in the same industry but specialize in a particular area of study. Whichever group you are in, you need to […]

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This week’s money and stewardship devotional from the four Gospels* is about paying taxes in Mark 12:13-17. 13 Later they sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Jesus to catch him in his words. 14 They came to him and said, “Teacher, we know that you are a man of integrity. You aren’t swayed by others, […]

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A couple of times per year I publish this benchmark return report for investment portfolios.  This is useful for those who use a buy and hold approach to holding their investments, in various common investment allocations of stocks and bonds. I provide this so that you can compare your investment returns to what the market […]

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The recession officially started December 2007 and ended June of 2009; however, many homeowners struggled to stay current on their mortgage before that time, and some still do now. Those in the financial industry have been learning how to help people either avoid or survive foreclosure of their homes, while at the same time the whole process […]

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This week’s money and stewardship devotional from the four Gospels* is about taking up one’s cross, from Mark 8:34-38. 34 Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. 35 For whoever wants to save their life […]

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Here’s the most important financial data that you need to know to be fairly well informed. Each Friday evening I post the data of 8 financial market’s, and 10 economic indicator’s weekending scorecard. As of 2/8/2013: FINANCIALS: Overall indicators were mixed this week for currencies, stock market, interest rates, and gold- the only noteworthy and positive […]

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You are eligible get a tax deduction for some unreimbursed expenses from work, and for those that had expenses looking for work or relocating. While on the latter subject, first I wanted to provide some ideas for those looking for work. If you are unemployed or underemployed and are looking for work, there is help […]

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Have you seen the story of the $0 tip note left by pastor Alios Bell and a rude comment to the waitress, a few days ago in the news? If you have ever worked in a restaurant, as a server, bar tender or host, you prefer to not work Sundays. Christians have a reputation of […]

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We are starting our 4th year of offering Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University to the Columbus (Ohio) area. Dave is a best selling author, nationally syndicated radio financial expert, motivational speaker, and creator of Financial Peace University financial education class. Dave Ramsey created his common sense financial education class 20 years ago, now he serves […]

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This week’s money and stewardship devotional from the four Gospels* is about following God’s plan versus man’s, from Mark 8:14-15. The disciples had forgotten to bring bread, except for one loaf they had with them in the boat. 15 “Be careful,” Jesus warned them. “Watch out for the yeast of the Pharisees and that of Herod.” When it […]

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2012 was the first full year I have been consistently blogging at Jesus Money, and the following articles were the some of the most popular ones of the last 3 months: How to help others financially, interestingly this was the most read article Money Bible verses, excellent that people were referring to this page Dave Ramsey […]

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