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The Price of Faith, Being Muslim

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why. Here's a piece from CNN Money that discusses the price of faith, what Jews, Muslims, and Christians have to pay/spend related to their faiths. […]

The "Secret" to Selling Your Home Quickly

Here's a story from my local TV station's new program. It was billed as "the key to selling your home quickly even in this tough market." The piece started with a few homes that had sold very quickly -- one in nine days, one in 13 days, and a couple in just hours. So I was intrigued. What was the "secret" to selling your home quickly? […]

20 Tips to Nail a Job Interview

Here's a very interesting story. A guy wants to know what does and doesn't work for job interviews, so he sets up his own fake office, interviews people, records them and then comes up with a list of twenty steps people can take to nail a job interview. I have no way of verifying whether or not this story is true, but I must say that his list is pretty good. […]

Should You Let Your Car Idle or Turn It Off?

A couple weeks or so ago, our kids had a friend over to play. When his mom came to pick him up, she left her car running in our driveway. […]

What are Your Three Money Home Runs?

On Wednesday I asked you what your three money do-overs would be. Today, I'm talking about three money home runs -- steps we've all taken that have helped out our finances the most. I'll list mine and then you can do the same. Here are my three money home runs: 1. My career. The #1 financial step in growing my net worth has been developing and growing my career. […]

Star Money Articles and Carnivals for the Week of June 1

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. […]

I Guess My Chase Freedom Card Isn't Changing (Or Is It)?

After all the talk about what is and isn't happening to the Chase Freedom credit card's rewards structure, it appears that nothing is changing for me. […]

Help a Reader: Inheritance

Here's a comment a reader left on my post titled Is Inheritance a Right?: My husband, one of 5 children, predeceased his parents. We had 2 children, both living. My husband's parents both died in the past month, without wills. There is currently about $28,000 left for an inheritance. […]

Is Your Giving Up, Down, or About the Same?

We're now several months into the economic downturn. As we were going into it, I said I thought that giving would take a big hit and churches, charities, and other non-profits would fall on hard times in the following months. […]

Seven Ways to Wreck Your Credit

We've talked about credit scores here a lot and how they can save you tons of money, not only on loans but on services such as car and homeowner's insurance. As such, you need to consider the impact various moves you may make could have on your credit score. […]