Archive | June, 2013

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Weekend Links

Pack Light. Go Fast. :: How Brian Green of backpacking fame packs his one bag. Entrepreneur challenges and patches for kids :: from DIY Entrepreneurship Starts with Basic Financial Management :: John Saddington The Importance of Side Projects :: Dave Rupert on The Amazing Web A Startup’s Guide to Hiring a Virtual Assistant :: Rob […]

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Don't limit your career options

How To Not Limit Your Career Options

Henry Ford was quoted as saying: Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black. Most of us do not agree with Mr. Ford’s theory and looking at the marketplace it’s easy to see that when making a choice most people love to have several options. […]

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God's Economy

God’s Economy

Daniel and I work hard at minding our budget and watching the numbers. We know where our money is going, but sometimes we have more money than we counted on having. Perhaps this is the nature of our irregular income, but I firmly believe that it is also God’s economy at work. There are times […]

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Work Life Balance

Work Life Balance When Working Toward A Goal

I wanted to take some time to rebound Amanda’s post of “5 Steps to Hitting Your Stride While Hustling.” What’s funny is that hustling is what has kept me from writing this post. I often read blog posts and articles that talk about how to achieve a ‘work life balance’ and although the concept sounds […]

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Weekend Links

  Top Ten Tips For Passive Income and Traffic :: Pinch of Yum Compassion Bloggers are Going to Nicaragua :: Compassion 5 Tips: Finances When Moving Abroad :: Gabrielle from Design Mom Let Your Heart Be Broken :: Barefoot Hippie Girl Indirect Persecution Widespread :: Jonathan Lenning on Radical Curious Travel: 8 Essential Questions to Ask […]

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10 Questions to Answer Before Making a Quick Decision

This week Daniel and I had to make a big decision quickly. We also have friends that are making huge decisions this week and asked for our insight. Sometimes we need to make life altering decisions over a few days time. In an ideal world we would always have ample time to pray, seek God’s […]

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The Courage to Feel Grateful and Joyful

Every year in Portland Chris Guillebeau hosts a gathering of people who desire to change the world called The World Domination Summit. The next WDS is happening in two weeks and I heard they are renting out the entire Portland Zoo for one event and at another event they will be attempting to break the record […]

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Every Summer is Different

Every Summer I encounter a new challenge of my faith. The pause in daily routine amplifies the need to reflect on our lives to review what is working and what isn’t. Two years ago we were barely paying our bills. This year we are able to pay extra towards debt. What changed in two years? […]

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Summer Budget

5 Alternatives to Summer Budget Busters

Summer is a time of slow days, lemonade, and endless movies. Kids are out of school and it’s time to have fun. It is easy to justify extra expenses when the days are long, hot, and filled with exhausted children. After all, don’t we deserve a break? We dawdle through our days, but that doesn’t […]

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5 Frequently Asked Questions About The Envelope System

5 Frequently Asked Questions About The Envelope System

If you want to stop overspending the envelope system is a perfect solution for getting a handle on your money. When you spend cash it connects to your emotions in a way that using a card doesn’t. More than once I’ve found myself forgetting the total of a purchase within five minutes of making the […]

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