June 2010

Success Principles We Can Learn From American Idol

Money
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Tweet I admit it, I am a big fan of American Idol. And I know I’m not alone, as well over half of our church congregation raised their hands during the sermon last Sunday when asked if they watch the show. My kids say I should be the new judge to replace Simon Cowell on [...]

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Are You Speculating, Gambling, or Investing Your Money?

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Tweet Are you speculating, gambling, or investing your money?  Do you know the difference? Is it possible you could be speculating and/or gambling with your money, and calling it investing?  You bet it is. Although there are many definitions and disagreements as to what speculating and gambling are, there are some clear signs you are [...]

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Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Married – Part 2

Marriage
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Tweet Wow – my son’s wedding has really brought back the memories.  I could go on for a really long time on this topic, but here are some more highlights of things I really wish we had known before we got married! Emergency Fund I know I talk about emergency funds a lot.  And I [...]

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Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Married – Part 1

Marriage
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Tweet I’ve been  in wedding mode recently, as my son Jake got married last weekend (YAY, another daughter in the family!).   I started thinking about all the things we didn’t know before we got married, and just couldn’t resist being the Financial Mom today. Here are some things I sure wish I had known before I got married: How to Cook Now women, [...]

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