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I’ve been working on a new project behind the scenes I’d like to share with you today. I recently updated and refreshed my review of Mint.com review that you can find in the archives. You might find this review helpful if you’re looking for free money management software. I’ll be refreshing other money management software reviews and perhaps writing some new ones in the next few months. Stay tuned!
One Money Design Recap
Is Time More Important Than Money? (Danny Kofke) – “A recent online survey done by Mom Corps, a staffing firm, shows that 42% of working adults are willing to give up a portion of their salary to have more flexibility at work.”
How to Fight the Love of Money [Christian Financial Alliance] (Rob Kuban) - Christian financial bloggers weigh in on how should a Christian fight against ‘the love of money’ so heavily condemned in scripture.
Financial Blog Roundup
How likely are we to go over the fiscal cliff and what if we do? (Sound Mind Investing) – The financial cliff is “a combination of tax increases and spending cuts that are all going to kick in at the beginning of 2013, unless congressional action intervenes.”
Why We Chose To Make A Loan To A Friend (KNS Financial) – “Making loans to friends or family can definitely cause a lot of stress; and there may even be some tension that unintentionally gets built into the relationship.”
Do Recommended Percentages for Budget Categories Work? (The Christian Dollar) – “Recommended percentages can be a helpful tool to show you how your budget might compare with others, but…”
How to Upgrade Your Wardrobe for Less (Kiplinger) – “Take inventory of what you have. Don’t head to the mall until you know what you already have in your closet.”
5 Challenges of Telecommuting and How to Overcome Them (US News) – “While most of us dream about working from home, many who have experience with telecommuting discover it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.”
Phone apps keep health benefits within reach (Yahoo Finance) – “There are apps for managing your health insurance benefits, too, but not every health plan has one.”
Tools for the Journey
Crown eBooks – Crown offers a number of eBooks that cover a wide variety of personal finance topics including debt, insurance, giving, business and more. The books are moderately priced from $4.95 to $10. Check them out!
Visit the Crown Store to find more resources and fund Crown’s ability to teach God’s financial principles to more people around the world.