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Keys To Financial Change


The following list of 10 financial principles were penned by the Reverend William J. H. Boetcke.[i]  Part of the beauty of these remarks is that they are short, to the point, and easily understood by anyone.   You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. […]

Quotes on Debt – Part 1


Quotes on Debt – Part 1     The only man who sticks closer to you in adversity than a friend is a creditor.  ~Author Unknown Who goeth a borrowing, Goeth a sorrowing. ~Thomas Tusser Before borrowing money from a friend, decide which you need most.  ~American Proverb In God we trust; all others must […]

Bring About Change by Making Small Sacrifices


Here are some small ways that you can bring about change to your financial situation. Many of these changes initially seem very minor. When collectively integrated into your life, however, these minor adjustments in thinking and action can result in major change.   Bring About Change by Making Small Sacrifices   You CAN do WITHOUT […]

Quotes On Debt – Part 2


Quotes On Debt – Part 2     A mortgage casts a shadow on the sunniest field. – Robert Green Ingersoll If I owe Smith ten dollars, and God forgives me, that doesn’t pay Smith. – Robert Green Ingersoll At the time we were funding our national debt, we heard much about “a public debt […]

Bring About Change by Paying with Cash


Plastic—ATM card, debit cards and credit cards—are all stand-ins for money. They are not the real thing. They are just representatives, and often poor ones, when they represent debt.   Five reasons to pay cash!   Paying cash means making some lifestyle changes and sacrifices, but it will keep you from drowning in a sea […]