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New Bill Promises More Justice in Housing Policies

New Bill Promises More Justice in Housing Policies

King Solomon is well known for his devotion to justice for a long and prosperous life blessed by God, as we see in Proverbs 11:11 and many similar verses: ‘by the blessing of the just shall the city prosper.” That’s especially true for the wealthy and people in power, who, Solomon says, are especially...

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Can Math Skills Help the Housing Recovery?

Can Math Skills Help the Housing Recovery?

The wise King Solomon believed that knowledge is the basis of wisdom. And wisdom, as he sys in Proverbs 1:5-6 and many similar verses, leads to power and prosperity: “A wise man shall hear, and shall be wiser; and he that understandeth shall possess governments.” According to a new study conducted...

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Tax Law Changes Tackle the Mortgage Interest Deduction

Tax Law Changes Tackle the Mortgage Interest Deduction

King Solomon was the absolute ruler of his realm, but in his Proverbs he advocated dealing fairly with the poor. For him, riches weren’t automatically a mark of virtue. “Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasures without content,” he say in Proverbs 15:16. As those divisions...

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Student Loans: When Wisdom Breaks the Bank

Student Loans: When Wisdom Breaks the Bank

We know King Solomon valued wisdom, and in his many Proverbs he encourages people to seek out wise advice and to learn from those who have already acquired knowledge. That advice remains as important as it was in Solomon’s day – but for many students today, the cost of going to collge can create...

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What Does the Fed Mean to You?

What Does the Fed Mean to You?

King Solomon’s proverbs show us a monarch concerned with wisdom and prudence, who recognized that the decisions made by a ruler have the potential to affect everyone in the realm in some way. In today's financial world, the Federal Reserve has the power to make monetary decisions that can touch nearly...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe from Wicked Plots Online

5 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe from Wicked Plots Online

King Solomon had harsh words for those who lie, cheat and defraud others. God hates “a heart that deviseth wicked plots,” he tells us in Proverbs 6:18, and many other verses share that sentiment. Ever since Solomon’s time, righteous people have been dodging those wicked plots. But in the age of...

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The Shadow Economy Has Consumer Clout

The Shadow Economy Has Consumer Clout

In King Solomon’s’ view, hard work and prudence pave the way to prosperity. Like the ant in his often quoted Proverbs 6:6, people should work hard to save up resources. But today’s sluggish economic recovery and the slow rebound of jobs has changed the outlook for many would be workers, who have...

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False Friends: Social Media Scammers Target Investors

False Friends: Social Media Scammers Target Investors

“The dissembler with his mouth deceiveth his friend,” warns King Solomon in Proverbs 11:9.While the wise king’s advice has stood the test of thousands of years, it’s especially relevant today, in the era of ever-expanding social media, where the atmosphere of sharing, relationship building and...

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