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My Financial Plans and the Bible

My Financial Plans and the Bible

My life was in a financial mess despite having sufficient knowledge about finance. Eventually, I realized that money is more about behavior and less about skills. When I gave my life to Jesus many years ago and began to read the Bible, many things changed for the...

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Do Not Rob Yourself of Future Income

Do Not Rob Yourself of Future Income

How would you take the thought that you are stealing money from your future income? That is what bad debt will do to you if you’re not careful with how you spend. I will classify bad debt as money borrowed for debts that were spent on non-emergency situations. A funny...

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Savings and the Bible

Savings and the Bible

Question: I am a Christian and I have been following your posts on personal finance. I have been consistent in saving money but I have heard from other believers that I shouldn’t be concerned with saving because I should depend on the Lord for provisions by faith. Are...

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Deadly Money Behaviors

Deadly Money Behaviors

When dealing with money issues, one must always be aware of deadly behaviors that will cause financial havoc. I call them the three dangerous money attitudes: greed, fear, and ignorance. Greed has been man’s downfall since time immemorial. When it comes to our...

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An Emergency Fund is a Must

An Emergency Fund is a Must

By Randell Tiongson Question: Is it really necessary to have an emergency fund? Francis via Facebook Answer: Yes because emergencies happen! It is foolish to think that we will never undergo an emergency in life, and most of the time, emergencies cost a lot of money....

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The Folly of Chasing Returns

The Folly of Chasing Returns

By Randell Tiongson ne of my favorite definitions of investments is this—“The commitment of funds made in expectation of some positive rate of return. If the investment is properly undertaken, the return will be commensurate with the risk the...

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Why Do Filipinos Not Invest?

Why Do Filipinos Not Invest?

By Randell Tiongson I saw an infogram stating that only 8 percent of Filipinos have some form of an investment like stocks, mutual funds or insurance. Although there have been some gains, we are still way behind many other nations with regard to investing by its...

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5 Common Investment Questions

5 Common Investment Questions

By Randell Tiongson Despite the huge importance of mastering personal finance and invetments, many of us shy away from it. Personal finance is not rocket science and you can be surprised at how simple the answers are to these common questions. Jacob asked when was the...

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