- Created on 27 June 2013
I’ve been unplugged for the past week to evaluate my motivation. Sometimes, mundane distractions really eat up time and work against productivity. In an effort to reignite a smoldering flame of drive, I picked up an interesting little book by Bruce Wilkinson, “The Prayer of Jabez”.
This 90-page morsel packs an energetic punch. It’s just what I needed. About half way through, I knew I was up for the challenge – even before I knew there was one. Guess what? There is a challenge and I’m inviting you to join us in the Jabez challenge. Written in 2000, “The Prayer of Jabez” is sure to be in the library if you can’t do as I did and borrow from a friend. Step 1 - read the book! In the meantime, the Cliff’s Notes below should suffice to wet your whistle.
10 Tips to Survive Income Loss
- Created on 04 June 2013
In the last few years, my family has endured several facets of income loss. By God’s grace, we’ve never missed a major payment or a meal. However, income loss through voluntary or involuntary means is no picnic. The recent federal government sequestration brings to mind how quickly outside forces can impact one’s bottom line. It’s easy to disconnect across the board budget cuts from individual families with bills to pay. Whether you must endure income loss because of organizational belt tightening or job loss of your own choosing, considering the following tips to survive the transition.
Credit Score Tid Bit
- Created on 28 May 2013
This tid bit was shared via Aja Williams, friend of the Debt Free Divas. We like to pass good information along. Enjoy!
If you've ever thought "how can I get my credit score up" or "Is my credit score good or bad?" Read on!
Credit Score is a combination of: 35% payment history, 30% amount you owe, 15% length of your credit history, 10% inquiry or new credit and 10% types of credit used. So how do you boost your credit score??? PAY YOUR BILLS ON TIME - 35%!
Credit Score rating breakdown:
Good score 675-719
Fair score 621-674
Poor score 620-below