Debt

In the words of Thomas Jefferson

“(W)ith respect to future debt; would it not be wise and just for that nation to declare in the constitution they are forming that neither the legislature, nor the nation itself can validly contract more debt, than they may pay within their own age.” — Thomas Jefferson, in a letter to James Madison (1789) I…

Budgeting

How to make a Shoebox budget

This video is a detailed tutorial that shows you how you can build a budget… using a shoebox. If you’re new to budgeting and don’t know how to go about it, this is a great model to follow. LINKS: The guidelines for this tutorial were originally written by Trent from http://www.thesimpledollar.com Check out his awesome…

Spending

To spend or not to spend?

Our Congress continues to debate raising our Nation’s debt ceiling. The President only wants to spend money and raise taxes. It’s time that the American people stood up and said, “ENOUGH!” Stop spending our children’s future. Our nation is financially bankrupt. Yet, the President, the Democrats, the Liberals, and some Republicans still want to spend…

Budgeting

Debt Ceiling

Disclaimer:This post is from Citizenlink. No copyright infringement is intended. It is reposted here for informational purposes only. If you’ve been following the news recently, you know a hugely important issue is being debated in Washington, D.C. Of course, I’m referring to our national debt and spending policies— which are very much family issues. Never…

News/Information

China’s economy will surpass America’s

I changed the title of my post to more accurately reflect the contents of this post. This morning I read a very disturbing article by Brett Arends, a senior columnist for MarketWatch and a personal-finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal. The article is titled “IMF Bombshell: Age of America Nears End”. You can read…

Money

Improving America

MRHerrera Financial Ministry How do we go about improving America? The way I see it we have gone from an exporting nation to an importing nation. Let’s face it, the majority of our items are manufactured abroad. Companies complain that they cannot afford to hire Americans because of labor unions, minimum wage standards, health insurance,…