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part-time business

Turn Yourself Into A Part-Time Business

Times are tough – still – and the prospect of profiting in the midst of a stagnant economy with unemployment hovering around 10% nationally seems slim indeed. Where are the career jobs to be found? The ones like dad and grandad used to have featuring a solid eight hour work day and a nice...

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King Solomon

King Solomon’s Business Priorities

If ever there was a ruler in history who appeared to have taken God's favor and put it to use amassing an incredible fortune, it was King Solomon. In his spare time, he did a little writing which you might have heard of also – the book of Proverbs, in the Bible. But did the good king simply run...

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Proverbs 18:12

Proverbs 18:12 – Hatred Stirreth Up Strifes…

If you're in business for even the shortest time, whether working for yourself or an employer, expect to find the sentiments of Proverbs 18:12 tested regularly. It reads in full: “Hatred stirreth up strifes; but love covereth all transgressions.” A slowness to anger and an eternal spirit...

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financial investing

Financial Investing To Survive A Recession

A critical key to financial survival during a recession is to reduce the amount of high interest consumer debt you have. Crushing credit card balances can cripple you financially, as can a mortgage (that turns into a foreclosure) taken out with unsustainable terms based on your salary. Greed, indiscretion,...

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Proverbs 21:17

Proverbs 21:17 – The Easy Way To Get Rich

This just in, the brain trust at Solomon Success has cracked the poverty code and figured out how we can all be rich – stop spending so much. Proverbs 21:17 reminds us in these words: “He that loveth pleasure shall be a poor man: He that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.” If only...

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Bible investing

Bible Business Not A Soulless, Rapacious Endeavor

It only seems appropriate, in light of Oliver Stone's recent release of the sequel to his 1980's smash hit Wall Street, that we take a short detour into the twin theories that “Greed is good,” and “Nice guys finish last.” While the Wall Street raider character, Gordon Gekko -...

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prosperity by the Bible

The Patient Way To Prosperity By The Bible

If ever there was an investment strategy espoused by the Bible, it would have to be “buy and hold.” Psalms 37:7 speaks obliquely to this issue: “Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way.” The point here is that everyone...

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King Solomon, Proverbs 15:22

King Solomon Says Get Thee Some Excellent Counsel

In Proverbs 15:22, King Solomon reminds us of the value of retaining good counsel. We're not talking about in anticipation of an ambush lawsuit – not that kind of counsel – but rather the wisdom of investment advisers and financial planners. Oh, and don't leave out your spouse when it comes...

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financial investing

Game Off – Financial Investing With Ethics

Are you one of the harried parents who have given up on controlling the video games your children play? We hope not but in case you're feeling rather out of the loop when it comes to the younger generations gaming habits, here's a guide to the worst offenders in the industry regarding sexual content,...

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Lending by the Bible

Lending By The Bible – Slaves And Masters

At first glance it seems the Bible tells us that lending makes the borrower a slave to the lender (Prov. 22:7). Actually, there's no first glance about it; it directly conveys the sentiments. Well, that was easy. Open and shut case. Never borrow or lend. Whoops. Not so fast. Was that the sound of brakes...

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