Yesterday was the ninth anniversary of the September 11th attack. A small Christian church in Florida planned to burn copies of the Quran to protest the planned Manhattan mosque a couple of blocks from ground zero. That act would be totally against the love and compassion taught by Jesus.
Thankfully, the church members decided not to go forward with the plan but it did generate a lot of discussion in the U.S. which was a good thing. There’s been a lot of anti-Muslim acts going on here and there in the past few months and I hope this makes people stop and think.
Surviving and Thriving also brings up religious tolerance related to illegal immigration. Do you think we are two-faced on this subject?
At what age do you teach children about money? I agree with One Money Design that it is never too soon.
Simply Forties has a great way to stretch the value of gift cards. I’ll have to try it at my grocery store.
Do you throw away food regularly? Fiscal Geek shares tips on reducing or eliminating waste.
Out of Your Rut thinks paying down your mortgage is more important that ever. I agree that it’s important to not add debt or extend the loan.
Poverty is a topic I feel strongly about as does Money Help for Christians in this discussion of what causes poverty.
Wealth Informatics discusses marketing and scents and how it makes cents for retailers. That’s why the Las Vegas casinos all have a distinct smell!
You might have noticed that Facebook has new security processes when logging in from a different computer. Wise Bread shares that if you don’t know your friends profile pics it may cause problems.
Ultimate Money Blog asks if you should keep items if you have room to store them? My take is no but we’re trying to get away from stuff.
We can all learn from others and Len Penzo‘s guest writer has five lessons from his Italian father on marriage and money. One or two might surprise you.
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