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Why banks see pastors as bad credit risks

Why banks see pastors as bad credit risks

By Bill Newton
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Money | “Never loan money to poets, painters, and pastors.” the banker told me. He called it the “Three 'P' Rule.” The first two on the list I understood, but…

The new American dream—living debt-free

The new American dream—living debt-free

By Daniel James Devine
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Culture | Traditionally, the American dream has conjured visions of a well-paid job, a new home, two or three kids playing on a green lawn, and savings for retirement.

Midday Roundup: Throw open the bathroom stall doors

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bathroom bill. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill allowing transgendered students to use any bathroom they want. The bill also allows the…

Lawmakers agree to lower student loan interest rates again

By Elise Grafe
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Education | Congress reached an agreement Wednesday to lower federally subsidized student loan interest rates, at least temporarily. A bipartisan group of senators met…

Warren Buffett to teach giving lessons online

By Andrew Branch
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Education | A free online course that starts today will offer students the chance to learn about giving from Warren Buffett and help decide how to spend at least $100,000…

Book Reviews: Biblical advice on money and facing difficulties

By Caleb Nelson
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Books | 

Sane reading

By David L. Bahnsen
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Personal Finance | Some classic works are a good guide through today's financial insanity

Lowering the burden

Lowering the burden

By David L. Bahnsen
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Personal Finance | Actions taken before the end of the year may ease tax pain in April

Year-end planning is finally here

Year-end planning is finally here

By David L. Bahnsen
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Personal Finance | But what a year it's been for most Americans' finances

Hit the books

Hit the books

By David L. Bahnsen
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Personal Finance | For good advice on money management, these five are hard to beat

Stick to the plan?

Stick to the plan?

By David L. Bahnsen
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Personal Finance | Investors have three options in the current financial panic

Against the tide

Against the tide

By David L. Bahnsen
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Personal Finance | Hudson City provides model for financial institutions in the current crisis

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