Please Put Down the Pitch Fork | Exploring Credit Card Fanaticism

You can call them what you wish.  I call them fanatics. Webster’s defines a fanatic as one who has an “intense uncritical devotion”. In the credit card discussion, I would say that credit card fanatics share these attributes: Have an opinion that they think must apply to everyone else. Refuse to see any possible positive benefits of the other side. Have extremely negative things to … [Read more...]

Could The Money Lover Please Stand Up

“It is not money that is the root of all evil.  It is the love of money.” Ever heard that phrase?  Ever said it? EVERY TIME I have taught a class on Christians and money, someone has said that or a similar phrase.  They usually say it as early into the class as possible so that everyone can breathe a collective sigh of relief.  This effectively lets everyone off the hook so … [Read more...]