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Several months ago I wrote an article about the so-called Craigslist Vacation Rental Scam. The article highlighted the risk of renting a vacation home long distance. This year we planned to take our family vacation in Key West Florida and wanted to rent a vacation home instead of a hotel room. This was my first experience with a vacation home rental. I have rented timeshare properties but never a private home before. We decided to use the website Vacation Rentals By Owner (VRBO). We did some searching and found a wonderful 3 bedroom 3 bath house in Key West for... Read more →


Jim Paris Shares How He Got Started As An Internet Entrepreneur

In this special episode, Jim Paris discusses how he started his first Internet business and how he ended up being a full time Internet marketer. He shares the many benefits and flexibilities of the Internet business lifestyle. Hosted By James L. Paris Editor-In-Chief of www.ChristianMoney.com The show is live on Fridays from Noon to 1 pm Eastern www.jimparislive.com Download From iTunes Helping you make the most of God’s money! James L. Paris Editor-In-Chief ChristianMoney.com Follow Me on Twitter Twitter.com/jameslparis Christian Financial Advice Jim Paris 24 Hour Radio Read more →


American Express, once known as a yuppie status symbol, introduced a prepaid debit card this week with hopes of reaching a new demographic. Prepaid debit cards were once considered a financial tool for the lower tier of consumers, but not so much anymore. Many people have made the decision to make life simple and do most (if not all) of their financial transactions using a prepaid debit card. Prepaid debit cards are reloadable cards that can be used anywhere that major credit cards are accepted. They are also convenient to use for using to making online purchases. They are generally... Read more →


Bank Not Responsible For Letting Hackers Steal $300,000 From Customer Account

In this episode Jim discusses the bizarre case of a company having $300,000 stolen from its bank account and a court not holding the bank responsible. A Texas mom gets five years probation for spanking child. The Anthony Weiner Resignation and Twitter's terms of service. How to rent a 2 to 3 bedroom home for less than a hotel room on your next vacation. The IPO disaster of Pandora.com. Hosted By James L. Paris Editor-In-Chief of www.ChristianMoney.com The show is live on Fridays from Noon to 1 pm Eastern www.jimparislive.com Download From iTunes Helping you make the most of God’s... Read more →


I have been receiving countless e mails about whether or not it makes sense to invest in Iraqi currency. This appears to be especially popular within the Christian community at this time. The Dinar is the Iraqi equivalent of our Dollar. Many Christians have been swept up in the speculation that this is an investment that will offer a windfall in the coming years. As skeptical as I am, I thought it would make sense to do a thorough investigation into this opportunity with an open mind. Investing In Currencies, Does It Ever Make Sense? Investing in currencies is nothing... Read more →


Your Family's Share Of The National Debt - $534,000

On this episode Jim discusses the $61 trillion dollar national debt, Newt's campaign meltdown, new debit card rules, Government penalties for banks failing to make mortgage modifications, and will Texas Gov Rick Perry make a run for the presidency? Hosted By James L. Paris Editor-In-Chief of www.ChristianMoney.com The show is live on Fridays from Noon to 1 pm Eastern www.jimparislive.com Download From iTunes Helping you make the most of God’s money! James L. Paris Editor-In-Chief ChristianMoney.com Follow Me on Twitter Twitter.com/jameslparis Christian Financial Advice Jim Paris 24 Hour Radio Read more →


Most people use credit and debit cards far more than cash. When a merchant swipes our card and process our transaction, their are substantial costs. Banks that process these charges take 1–2 percent on debit card purchases and 2–3 percent when a consumer uses a credit card. Last year banks raked in $48 billion dollars in so-called ‘swipe fees.’ This is all about to change on debit card transactions (or maybe not). The History Behind The Changes The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law in July of 2010 by President Obama. The law applies... Read more →


John Edwards Indicted

On this episode Jim discusses his new e Book marketing course that comes with a free Kindle. Also discussed - the John Edwards indictment, the coming financial downturn, low cost survival food planning, WeinerGate, the death of Jack Kevorkian, and the controversy over raising the debt ceiling. Hosted By James L. Paris Editor-In-Chief of www.ChristianMoney.com The show is live on Fridays from Noon to 1 pm Eastern www.jimparislive.com Download From iTunes Helping you make the most of God’s money! James L. Paris Editor-In-Chief ChristianMoney.com Follow Me on Twitter Twitter.com/jameslparis Christian Financial Advice Jim Paris 24 Hour Radio Read more →