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How's Your Giving This Year?

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why. We've talked a lot about what the Bible has to say about giving (tithing, giving generously, being a cheerful giver, etc.). […]

Four Options if You Can’t Pay Your Taxes

The following is a guest post from M Davis at Back Taxes Help. With the troubled economy it is becoming very common for individuals and business to not be able to pay their taxes. It is an understandable situation when a taxpayer must use funds to pay for necessities after losing some sort of income or incurring large unexpected expense prior to making their tax payments. […]

What to Tell Your Kids about Their "Rich" Friends

Here are some interesting thoughts from Stop Acting Rich: ...And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire regarding your kids' "rich" friends: What happens when your children attend school and/or interact otherwise with kids who display an abundance of expensive consumer products? Your children are likely to ask you why you do not supply them with the same collection of products. […]

How to Get Consumer Reports Online Access for Free

Here's a simple money saving tip that I hit on recently. Some of you probably figured this out a long time ago, but for me it was a very nice discovery. I've been a subscriber to Consumer Reports magazine for years, and even subscribed to their website for some time. […]

Star Money Articles and Carnivals for the Week of Nov 30

For weekday updates of what I find to be some of the most interesting personal finance articles on the web, follow me on Twitter. For now, here are some pieces I found especially worthwhile and some of the carnivals Free Money Finance was in this week and my posts that were included: EDITOR'S CHOICE! […]

One Thing that Sets Wealthy People Apart

Here are some interesting thoughts from Stop Acting Rich: ...And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire on one thing that sets wealthy people apart from the pack: One of the things that set wealthy people apart from others is that they have a wide variety of interests and activities. […]

Is This a Viable Way to Save Money When Buying from an Infomercial?

In a piece about the secrets of telemarketing from an industry insider, they say the following about buying from an infomercial: We used simple circle talking techniques to trick people into buying our product. In the infomercial it was $120. We had a list of people that called the number from the infomercial but didn't buy the product. We called them back and offered the same product for $45. […]

Is There a Difference Between Holiday Help for Presents Versus Holiday Help for Food?

This piece from my local TV station discusses how people can get "holiday financial help." As you watch the piece they clearly note that they're talking about two different types of assistance: help for buying presents and help for buying food.   In past years, we've participated in various programs that provided toys for children from less fortunate families. […]

The Greatest Detriment to Building Wealth

Here are some interesting thoughts from Stop Acting Rich: ...And Start Living Like A Real Millionaire on why your home has so much of an impact on your wealth: What we don't realize is that the true cost of living in certain homes and neighborhoods is unseen but truly devastating. I believe the greatest detriment to building wealth is our home/neighborhood environment. […]