17 Verses from Proverbs in honor of Labor Day

Yesterday, at least in the United States, we celebrated Labor Day; a day where we celebrate the hard work of the laborer that has helped make our country great. In honor of that I thought it would be fitting to share some verses from the Book of Proverbs. Proverbs is a terrific book of wisdom […]

Working for a purpose not a payment

It’s no secret that I am a big Dave Ramsey fan. Following the baby steps Dave promotes allowed us to finally pay off all of our debts except our mortgage (still working on that one) a few years ago. It was a life changing experience, especially since I was laid off from my job of […]

21 financial quotes from our past Presidents

In honor of President’s Day which we celebrate this week in America, here are 21 quotes from some of our former Presidents, on money, debt, work, and success. All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as […]

12 ideas to make some quick extra money

For some, the source of our financial difficulties is out of control spending. Whether it is stuff-itis or just a lack of organization, the answer to the problem is simply getting on a budget and cutting extra spending until we get things under control. But for others, the problem isn’t really out of control spending. What […]

Encore Post: The importance of the first step

More Money Than Month is taking a little vacation for a few days but so as not leave you empty-handed, I thought I’d share with you some of my favorites from the past couple years.   Many years ago I had to have some fairly major surgery and spent several days in the hospital. I […]

Book Review: Cure For The Common Life by Max Lucado

A 2013 study performed by Gallup found that only 13% of employees surveyed across 142 countries indicated that they were emotionally invested in and focused on creating value for their organization. Nearly 2 out of 3 reported being negatively engaged which means they felt negative to even potentially hostile toward the organization for which they […]

A better way to spend your next raise

Several years ago I was leasing an SUV, but I had also entered a season of life where it was necessary for me to drive quite a few miles. I knew that I was probably going to kill my allowed mileage. (One of many reasons why leasing is a bad idea, you don’t know what […]

Book Review: The ONE Thing by Gary Keller with Jay Papasan

I recently heard an interview with Jay Papasan on the Entreleadersip Podcast. He was discussing the new book he recently co-authored with Gary Keller, The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results. We live in such a hurried world. It seems like every time we turn around more is added to our plate. […]

7 Traits common of most millionaires

Several years ago Thomas Stanley wrote the book the Millionaire Next Door. Stanley had done an extensive study of millionaires. He documented what he found in the book. The surprising thing that he found was that most millionaires do not fit the stereotypical profiles of what we see glamorized on TV. Most are first generation […]