Tips for Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

We just bought our house a little over a year ago and since we took out a thirty year mortgage to pay for it I still have about 29 years of payments remaining.  I’ll be 65 then and I’d rather not have to worry about making a monthly mortgage payment when we’re in our...

5 Ways to Save Money on Baby Stuff

Welcoming a new baby into your family is one of the most joyous and exciting experiences you can imagine.  It’s also one of the most expensive. Cribs, car seats, high chairs, swings, strollers…there’s so many decisions to make and it all costs so much money. As a...

Common Reasons People Give for Not Investing

Most people know that if they want to have enough money to support themselves in retirement they need to start saving and investing early.  Earlier is better as the magic of compound interest can help turn even small sums into a sizable fortune. Yet many people still...

Is Tithing Only for the Religious?

When one hears the word tithing they generally associate it with donating a portion or percentage of your income to the church.  But is tithing only for the religious or can anyone tithe to a good and worthy cause? The answer of course is that anyone can choose to...