Family, Saving Money

Opened An Online Savings Account For Our Child

My son has the awesome Digital Football Coin Bank.  He uses it to collect and count “spare change”.  A couple of months ago, he and his grandfather started a contest – to see who could be the first to collect $100.  My son won.  Handily. So, building on his new found enthusiasm for saving money, I asked him if he wanted to open his own online savings account.  He’s seven – so you already know, his answer was, “YES!” The account is super-simple to open.  All I had to do was log in to my account, click the link to open a new account, enter some basic information (my son’s name, social, etc.), and fund the new account.  In less…

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One Month At The New Adventure

I have been at my new job for a little over a month now – and I’m loving it.  As I mentioned in my last post, I am working with a group of very dedicated folks, starting a new church in our area.  I have been extremely busy – getting to know everyone at the new church, figuring out how to best allocate our resources, and working hard to share our message with the community. Today, I took (most) of the day off, so that I could work on getting a bit more organized, at home.  It’s amazing how quickly bills can pile up, emails can go unanswered, (and blog posts can go unwritten…) This morning, I focused on updating…

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Family, NCN News

A New Adventure

I haven’t posted at No Credit Needed for the past few weeks, because my family and I have been preparing for a major change in our lives – a new adventure, if you will. Today, I am starting a new job! Over the past ten years, I have worked in Christian ministry with a great group of people at a great place.  A few months ago, God began to open the door for me to move to a new ministry, one that I’m very excited about and proud to be a part of. I will be part of a ministry team that is planting a new church in our local area.  I’ll be the “lead teacher” – charged with teaching…

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