• Credit Cards | Soft and Hard Inquiries

    I already know you’re going to go to the mall and when you make your transactions, you’ll be asked whether you want to apply for a store credit card. Store credit cards are essentially useless. Stick with the major cards like MasterCard, American Express and Discover which allow you to […]

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  • Stocks In Place of Traditional Gifts

    Instead of buying toys and products for your children, consider purchasing stock. Mattel (MAT) stock is trading at $26.25 Hasbro (HAS) stock is trading at $68.37 Sony (SNE) stock is trading at $24.34 Think and do activities that demonstrate your freedom. This has been our money kingdom financial perspective. May […]

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  • What is Financial Freedom?

    Most individuals are instructed to get an education and then a job.  Then, after landing a solid job, the recommendation is to save a percentage of each paycheck for the next 40+ years until retirement.  This linear path from school until death, means spending the majority of each day at […]

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  • Debt As A Devil

    As Copts, we don’t subscribe to or have a doctrine surrounding a devil. However, if there be such a creature or idea, consider debt as your devil and don’t allow the devil to linger around you. Develop your financial plan and start your journey toward being devil-free. One approach worth […]

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  • Let Your Refund Work For You

    It’s tax time again. Here’s a reminder on a way to hold onto your lump sum and put it to work for you. Consider rolling your tax refund or a portion of into a CD (certificate of deposit). You can then use your CD as collateral to borrow money short […]

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  • Something To Think About

    Something to think about. If a church or temple has been renting for ten to twenty years, just say the church is paying $1,000.00 a month. Let’s do the math. $1,000 x 12 = $12,000.00 per year. $12,000,00 x 10 $120,000,00 and $ 12,000.00 x 20 =$240,000.00. We all have […]

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  • Ten Things To Do For Your Children Right Now 

    (1) Talk honestly about your household finances (2) Open an investment account (can be set it up as a trust) (3) Get them a passport (4) Start a college fund (5) Start a savings account (6) Get them a library card (7) Check out books on coding or anything involving […]

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  • Budget Like A Pro

    Consider an all-cash diet. If you’re consistently overspending, this may break you out of that rut. This simple approach will allow you to see fully how much money you’re passing out. Try it for a couple of pay periods and you may be surprised and inspired to slow down. Take […]

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  • The Coptic Diet

    What is the Coptic diet? Do you know? As we elevate spiritually certain things, activities, tastes and cravings do fall away. However, in all things we say, moderation. As Copts we know that all sickness is not unto death however, many of us are an illness away from financial death […]

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  • Saving Money Is In! Use Your Refund Wisely

    Saving money is in. Spending it like you’re not financially literate is out. If you get a tax refund this year and have outstanding debt, any kind of debt, the best use of that money is to pay the debt down or off. Here are some additional ways to use […]

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