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Are Bitcoins the Folly of Fools?

Are Bitcoins the Folly of Fools?

King Solomon’s Proverbs stress the importance of wisdom and prudence over folly and recklessness. The crown of the wise is their riches, “ he says in Proverbs 14:24, “The folly of fools, imprudence.” Now, as the Bit coin continues to make financial headlines for its growing acceptance around...

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Canceled Cards Can Harm Credit Scores

Canceled Cards Can Harm Credit Scores

Credit cards may not have been around in King Solomon’s day, but the great King’s words about managing financial affairs with prudence and wisdom certainly apply today, when building wealth depends so heavily on a good credit score. And though it may seem wise to get rid of old and unused credit...

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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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The Wise Heed the Advice of the Wiser

The Wise Heed the Advice of the Wiser

In his many proverbs about the virtues of wisdom and the value of living a wise and prudent life, King Solomon speaks frequently about the importance of “wise counsel” – learning from those with more knowledge and experience in order to act wisely and prosper: In the often-quoted Proverbs 1:7,...

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Wisdom Hath Built Herself a House – and Prices are Rising

Throughout the proverbs of King Solomon, and the Bible as a whole, a house is a metaphor for prosperity and stability. “Wisdom hath built herself a house,“ says the monarch in Proverbs 9:1. “She hath hewn her out seven pillars.” With “pillars” the metaphor goes even further, implying permanence...

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Lying Tongues and Wicket Plots: Mortgage Fraud Returns

Honesty and fair dealing are essential to prosperous living – and investing. For the Bible’ King Solomon, the lying and scheming of the wicked are an abomination and des3erve punishment. Among the things the Lord despises, says the monarch of the Israelites in Proverbs 6:16-17, “Haughty eyes a...

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Home Ownership: Not What It Used To Be.

In the Proverbs of Solomon, a house often represents stability, prosperity and right living “Wisdom hath built herself a house, she hath hewn her out seven pillars,” says the King in Proverbs 9:1. For many in the United States, a house has traditionally stood for similar things, forming the foundation...

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The Fed’s Refinancing Initiative: A Prudent Investment?

One of the cornerstones of Christian investing is prudence, a virtue advocated by King Solomon in many of his Proverbs. As the King says, prudence goes hand in hand with knowledge to lay the groundwork for wisdom. In current times, those three qualities still govern successful investing in income property....

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Solomon Success Show #28 - Participate in Your Finances

Solomon Success Show #28 – Participate in Your Finances

How much do you need to live on? How much income is coming into the house? How much do you owe? Jason Hartman and lead financial counselor for Dave Ramsey, Chris Hogan, discuss Dave Ramsey’s philosophy on managing your personal finances. Chris brings up important points, such as sacrificing for the...

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SS 30 - “It’s Okay to Be Scared” with Jim Palmer

SS 30 – “It’s Okay to Be Scared” with Jim Palmer

Whether your biggest challenges are in your business or personal life, pushing through the fear and challenges to success begins with realizing you’re not alone and adopting the attitude of never giving up. Jason Hartman interviews co-author of It’s Okay to Be Scared But Never Give Up, Jim Palmer...

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