Home Based Business vs. Working Outside the Home

| March 31, 2015

Springtime is a wonderful time; exhibiting life in many ways. Bulbs awake from their winter slumber and breakthrough in the most lovely and hopeful way. Neighbors begin showing up out-of-doors taking walks, biking, and gardening. Gorillas in tu-tus and highly animated Statues of Liberty wave signs on many-a-corner, advertising that it’s that time of year again. […]

What a Wife is Worth in Dollars and Cents

| March 30, 2015

I’ve had this thought in my head for a while now. I’ve been thinking that I can’t afford for my wife to be a Stay-At-Home Mom. Now, I don’t at all mean to offend anyone with this post. I just have to say that for me personally, I can’t afford it. I’d like to explain […]

Mainwaring: Gay ‘marriage’ is really about incremental totalitarianism

| March 23, 2015

Editor’s note: The loss of freedoms means restrictions and penalties in many areas. Hobby Lobby’s fight against Obama care.  The government control of business is crippling our country. This explains Dolce and Gabbana’s interest in fighting for the preservation of marriage as defined by God. Also, there is grace for those redeemed in Christ who […]

| November 1, 2014

[Obama is] painting a picture of how he’d like to expand the administrative state to include government pre-school. Because public schools are doing such a good job generally. Anyway, he then took an absolutely bizarre swipe against stay-at-home mothers: “Sometimes, someone, usually Mom, leaves the workplace to stay home with the kids, which then leaves […]

The Biblical Principles of Household Economy

| October 29, 2014

By Ron Kirk at Chalcedon.edu As our virtuous wife works, “she perceives and considers.” In other words, she applies intelligence to her work. Economy requires intelligence and wisdom. Intelligence and wisdom are also economic commodities, gained by economic application of one’s mind, learning one’s lessons early and well. She is generous. Webster notes that good […]

Preparing Sons For The Future

| October 25, 2014

By R.C. Sproul Jr. of Highland Ministries Don’t follow the folly of the world. An excellent question. Too often we in the church follow the folly of the world in taking a passive approach to the future. We tend to believe all we have to do is show up, and if things don’t work out […]

UK Readers – How to Work from Home

| October 20, 2014

For many, working from home is a step to coming home. For others it’s the ideal family arrangement to have Daddy’s office right down the hallway and wives can help with that. Integrated family life adds so many benefits for raising children. Here in the US the tax benefits out weigh employee status by far. […]

Getting Back Home: Practical Financial Steps

| October 18, 2014

Two jobs in one household just isn’t cutting it. After paying federal and state income tax, and social security, reducing taxes in a vary limited fashion as an employee, deducting from the second income work related expenses, ie the cost of the second car, travel, day care (which can offer a tax credit), work wardrobe, […]

Marriage linked to Income Increase

| October 2, 2014

The News Story – Marriage rates keep falling, as money concerns rise A Pew Research Center Report released Wednesday reveals that a record 20% of adults over the age of 25 have never married, and that number is expected to rise to 25% by 2030. The New York Times reports that at least a part of this marriage decline is […]

Europe dead in the water?

| August 13, 2014

Phillipe Legrain was the economic adviser to the President of the European Commission and head of a team providing the President with strategic policy advice from February 2011 to February 2014. Either his advice was not followed by the President or Legrain has had a change of heart about the strategic policy advice that he […]

How strong families help the economy

| August 13, 2014

The government will never provide for you as well as a stable two-parent family will. That’s the summary of the Heritage Foundation’s first annual report on America’s societal and economic trends, released Wednesday. The 2014 Index of Culture and Opportunity states that while abortion and violent crime are on the decline, the marriage rate is […]

10 Things Millennials Won’t Spend Money On

| July 18, 2014

Late marriages, no children — that’s the penchant of the “millennials” demographic. TIME MAGAZINE reports: “Many aren’t planning on having kids. In a 2012 study, fewer than half of millennials (42%) said they planned to have children. That’s down from 78% 20 years ago.” Prudence in planning for the future is wise, but we must […]

Marketplace Womanhood: Dumping Debt

| March 9, 2014

If you’re in debt, here’s the good news: All the debt you’ve ever accumulated, you accumulated in the past. Even if you put a $500 purse on a credit card this morning, that mistake is in your past. All you have now is your present and your future. If you’re tired of debt, there’s no […]

Why I hated College

| March 5, 2014

Another great piece on the reality of college. For alternative ideas about higher education, The Family Economics Conference hosted by Generations With Vision has covered that topic with panel discussions by Fathers and Sons who have proven there is no need for college. Mature, capable, financially stable and ready to marry before most are out […]

How Loving Your Husband Makes Him A Better Leader

| February 19, 2014

From Inc.com, comes a piece about the effectiveness of good loving relationships at home, on performance, leadership skills, and business to business relations of your man. How to Conquer the Need to Be Loved When I wrote an article recently touching on the potentially destructive nature of needing to be liked, I knew from my own […]