Monthly Archives: December 2012

Terry Felber’s ‘The Monk & The Merchant’ Gets Re-Issued Jan. 1st

Back in September, I mentioned that a new edition of The Legend of the Monk & the Merchant , by Terry Felber with the foreword by financial expert Dave Ramsey, was coming out soon. Well, “soon” now means next week, and…

OnlineClasses.org Deftly Shows `Why We’re All TED Heads’

As a way of emphasizing his passionate belief that we all ought to view ourselves as lifelong learners, my husband sometimes remarks that he’s in 39th grade. That is, he is 27 years beyond his senior year of high school–traditionally when…

False Financial Beliefs, Part 4: Fake it Till You Make It

We’re somewhere in the midst of the 12 Days of Christmas, and every year the financial experts compute just how big the price tag would be if someone actually put their money where those geese-a-laying, swans-a-swimming lyrics took them. This…

Congrats to Glen & Joya Baker: Expanded Brood Multiplies Joy

This month is the 10th anniversary of an event that would forever change the course of my life: I discovered that I was pregnant. As it turned out, it would be another seven months—when I was over 35 weeks’ along—before…

Coping With Heartache in the Wake of the Sandy Hook Tragedy

What to write about the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School… So many thoughts, so many issues… Like most people, I am not personally connected to the Newtown, Connecticut shooting. I do not know any of the victims nor their…

False Financial Beliefs, Part 3: If I Don’t Enjoy My Job, I Should Quit

It’s time for the next installment in the four-part series on false financial beliefs. The first one was “You deserve it. Buy it now.”  That was followed by “My money issues will work themselves out over time.” And now, the…

Quotables: Winston Churchill, Mother Teresa, Albert Einstein…and Jack Sparrow

     

WWDB Dream Night 2013 Comes to Chicago, Variety of Other Cities

Dream Night, the one-night multi-media session hosted by World Wide DreamBuilders (WWDB), is coming soon to Chicago and about 40 other locations across the United States and Canada. Here in Chicago, Ron and Georgia Lee Puryear and Glen and Joya…

False Financial Beliefs, Part 2: ‘Issues’ Will Resolve on Their Own

A week ago, I began with the first of what will be a four -part series entitled Shed Four False Financial Beliefs. (As previously noted, credit for these insights goes largely to Terry Felber, a Double Diamond with Amway in…

Drugs, Money & the Potential Cost Of Being a Prescription Rookie

I am not a medicine kind of gal. I don’t even take aspirin. But I got a prescription recently, and will have to fill it and start taking these meds for a while, so I thought I’d call around to…