Monthly Archive: December 2009

Dec 27

Manic Monday

“Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least you will, by such conduct, stand the be” -Benjamin Franklin *Great advice as we head into …

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Dec 21

Manic Monday

“Being provident providers, we must keep that most basic commandment, ‘thou shalt not covet’ (Exodus 20:17). Our world is fraught with feelings of entitlement…if our family does not have everything the neighbors have…we go into debt to buy things we can’t afford – and things we do not really need. Whenever we do this, we …

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Dec 13

Manic Monday

“All things are difficult before they are easy.” -Thomas Fuller

Dec 08

Financial Resolutions Too Tough?

I recently read this fantastic article about setting financial goals. It seems that in order for a New Year’s Resolution to be any good, it’s gotta be big, and make a real difference. And why not? Who doesn’t want to make big changes and improvements? The problem is that it can seem daunting, and impossible …

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Dec 06

Manic Monday

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” -William James “Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” -William Wallace