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Several months ago I wrote an article addressing the rising number of complaints against one of Glenn Beck's sponsors, Goldline. The big money for gold dealers like Goldline is not in selling gold, but gold collectible coins. My prior article outlines this in detail and raises the important warning that gold coins are sold for as much as 30 to 40% more than the dealer cost. This means that if you 'invest' in gold coins you must see the value go up 30 to 40% just to cover the dealer profit. To put it a better way, if you invest... Read more →


Money Available To Expand Your Online Business

The concept of small business financing is one that gets people very excited. On the various national radio and TV shows I have hosted over the last 20 years this topic would be in the top two or three in popularity. Setting aside the urban legends, most small businesses can not obtain financing (especially in the current economic climate). To make matters worse, if you have an online business you may find it even more difficult to get a bank to understand your operation and take a chance on loaning to you. New Lender Offers Loans Strictly To Online Businesses... Read more →


Virtual Currency: The Future Of Money?

Virtual currencies, used in recent years as credits in online games, may soon become 'real money.' In this week's article we will take a look at virtual currency, its many uses, and its future. Second Life, a virtual online world, launched its own online currency called the Linden Dollar. Linden Dollars can be purchased through their own online currency exchange. Linden Dollars fluctuate in value against the world's major currencies in daily trading. From Wikipedia - "Virtual goods include buildings, vehicles, devices of all kinds, animations, clothing, skin, hair, jewelry, flora and fauna, and works of art. Services include "camping",... Read more →


Troubled Economy Means More Extended Families Sharing Homes

Her name is Rose and she has recently become widowed. On a fixed income, she has opened up 3 rooms in her home that she is renting to her adult grandchildren. Rose is not unfamiliar with sharing her home with family. She and her husband shared their home for nearly five years with an adult son, his spouse, and five grandchildren. She recounts that at one time there were nine people and five dogs all sharing her modest size four bedroom suburban home. These kinds of arrangements are not always easy. One issue Rose contends with is the cost of... Read more →


Jim's Discusses New $5 Debit Card Fee From Bank Of America

In this episode Jim discusses Bank of America's new $5 debit card fee, Herman Cain's presidential run, the new Kindle Fire, Facebook tracking controversy, and cable TV coming to the Internet. 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 →