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  • payday loans still going strong despite crackdown
    Payday loans under scrutiny but still viable for some
    Payday loans are being vilified in the news almost daily. A March 29 article in the Washington Postcalls payday loans "the very definition of robbing Peter to pay Paul. What is a payday loan you ask? A payday loan helps a borrower to get a...
  • Should college basketball players be paid for playing in 2015 NCAA Tournament?
    Should college basketball players be paid for playing in 2015 NCAA Tournament?
    What do college basketball players get for playing in the 2015 NCAA Tournament? One thing they do not get is money, but each team playing in the tournament this year will get money - at least $1.56 million for each game they play in through the...
  • Parents, Kids & Money Behavior Infographic
    T. Rowe Price: Parents let kids learn about money the hard way
    T. Rowe Price’s 2015 Parents, Kids & Money Survey revealed that parents are letting their kids, who are 8-14years old, learn about money the hard way, but may not be having the appropriate financial conversations to helpguide their...
  • Each 2015 NCAA Tournament college basketball game worth $3.12 million for teams
    Each 2015 NCAA Tournament college basketball game worth $3.12 million for teams
    Each college basketball game in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, except for the championship game, is worth at least $3.12 million for the two teams involved. That works out to at least $1.56 million per team.If the Kentucky Wildcats advance to the 2015...
  • Random acts of kindness make a difference
    Random acts of kindness make a difference
    Did you realize that it is more blessed to give then to receive? (Acts 20:35) Too often in churches today we here about how God is going to pour down all sorts of blessings upon us. People shout and cheer and say "yes Lord open the windows of...
  • How to find the best accommodation for your trip
    How to find the best accommodation for your trip
    Sometimes finding the right hotel, hostel, bed and breakfast, etc. can be tricky. The type of accommodation for one trip may not work for another trip. You can count on finding the best place to stay by using these few tips before you book every...
  • Are Chinese tourists destroying Palau?
    Are rich Chinese tourists destroying a tropical paradise?
    The island nation ofPalau is under siege from a foreign invader: Newly rich Chinese tourists. That's the opinion of the country's president,Tommy Remengesau, who is acting to cut the number of Chinese visitors by half next year, lowering...
  • A real jubilee would be more substantive than a vague call for mercy
    A real jubilee would be more substantive than a vague call for mercy
    The pope has called for a Jubilee Year to focus on mercy, but the real Jubilee in the Bible is more substantive than that. Money is referred to in the Bible as filthy lucre because we all sin. All money is tainted by sin of some kind. Yet, filthy...
  • Is your church focused on prayer or money?
    Is your church focused on prayer or money?
    Throughout history the church has had a battle between being focused on prayer or money. Some people are suspicious or selfish and give little or nothing and others give generously to the world’s most important enterprise. What is the right...
  • The Exclusive Human Appetite - Money, Power, Sex, Alcohol, Drugs, Food,  Guilt
    The Exclusive Human Appetite - Money, Power, Sex, Alcohol, Drugs, Food, Guilt
    Although not necessarily recognize, understood or appreciated for its intrinsic value, because of the many unanticipated, disappointing, discouraging, heartbreaking, defeating and perplexing circumstances that have arisen in your life, you could...
  • Bulk Shopping  - cartoon
    Buying in bulk to slash your grocery bill
    Many of us belong to wholesale club stores, or sometimes take advantage of drastic sales and stock up on items when we can, but making this a habit can create a new source of savings that is simple to take advantage of.As thrifty cooks, we have a...
  • Truth About Payday Loans
    Truth About Payday Loans
    Personal loan. Payday loan. Cash advance. Installment loan. Short term loans go by many names that are different, but anything you call them, they have gotten a bad reputation through the years. Lots of people view them as a way to take good...
  • Hot photos of Jennifer Freeman the ex-wife of NBA's Earl Watson in 2015
    Hot photos of Jennifer Freeman the ex-wife of NBA's Earl Watson in 2015
    Jennifer Freeman is a hot actress who starred on the TV show "My Wife and Kids" and was also married to former NBA player Earl Watson. Jennifer Freeman is in the news because she and Earl Watson are battling in court over child support...
  • President Obama
    5 financial tips for parents of millennials
    When the economic tsunami of 2007-2008 hit, no individual group or age cohort was spared. For the new generation of Capital Region college grads, the millennials–those born between 1980 and 2000–are going to impact and shape the...
  • Scarcity Myths
    "The Soul of Money" is a must-read for navigating our economic times
    The Soul of Money by Lynne Twist, addresses the terrible myth that’s held us captive since birth - the myth of scarcity. The myth of scarcity includes three toxic lies: 1) that there is not enough, 2) that more is better, and 3) that’s...