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C. S. Lewis on the Theology and Practice of Worship

C. S. Lewis may seem like an odd subject for study when it comes to the theology and practice of worship. He was neither a clergyman nor a …

These money decisions you make in your 20s and 30s could make or break your future

Have you ever wondered which life decisions brought you to where you are right now — at this very moment? Or, how your life might be different if you made a few decisions differently along the way?<p>The truth is, some decisions we make early on can determine where our life is headed — especially in a …

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family

Paul Tripp’s latest book is one of the few Christian parenting books I would broadly recommend. While most books that promise radical life change …

Parenting

Options for people who don’t like to budget

Creating a budget may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn about the tools and techniques that can help simplify budgeting and …

Gorgeous modern home makes stunning use of recycled and salvaged materials

Architecture studio tenfiftyfive paired modern luxury with sustainable and nature-centric design in their design of this gorgeous house extension in …

10 things you can learn about money in 10 minutes that will change your life

Below, Business Insider has rounded up 10 quick money lessons that will teach you how to master your money — from how to automate your savings to investing in the stock market when you're not an "investor."<p>Of course, this isn't all there is to know about personal finance, but setting aside a few …

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

Here's how to talk to your partner about money

You should talk to your partner regularly about your financial decisions. Why? Because finances change month to month, quarter to quarter, and year …

Personal Finance

Here Are Six Options for Getting Rid of Your Debt

Six Debt Repayment Options<p>Options for Repaying Your Debt<p>Updated May 10, 2018<p>If you want to pay off your debt, you have to make some tough choices. …

Personal Finance

8 Ways a Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career

How you can do what you love and see it pay off in your main career.<p>Some people call it moonlighting. Others call it a "hobby that pays." Whatever …

Employment

7 ways to lower your cable bill

Cable bills never seem to get less expensive. Instead, they might jump $5, $10 or $20 without warning or a clear reason.<p>Those small increases can really hurt, especially considering the average cable bill already tops $100 per month, according to an annual survey by Leichtman Research Group.<p>But you …

5 big costs first-time homeowners don't realize they have to pay

So you think you're ready to buy a house. You've saved up a nice down payment, researched where to buy your home, and know how much your mortgage …

Personal Finance

10 Hacks for a Better Credit Score

7 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score<p>Four Steps to Rebuilding a Bad Credit History<p>10 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Credit Score<p>How to …

Why buying used cars could put your safety at risk

Charles Henderson sold his car several years ago, but he still knows exactly where it is, and can control it from his phone.<p>The IBM researcher leading X-Force Red, the firm's security testing group, wasn't researching car security when he discovered a major privacy issue. He simply sold his …

San Francisco

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night

Add these seven routines to your night to set yourself up for success.<p>How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think …

Success

10 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money in 2017

As we inch closer to 2017, many of us have money on the brain. If you're hoping 2017 will finally be the year you get on top of your savings, here are 10 simple, painless ways to achieve that goal.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>While maintaining a budget is one of the most effective tools for tracking …

A painless solution that tricks your brain into meeting your ideal budget

Expenses have a way of piling up in December, whether because of holiday gifts, extra social engagements, or travel getaways. Your wiped-out bank account at the end of the year may be the perfect (and necessary) inspiration to get into financial shape once the calendar flips to January.<p>But that’s …

Personal Finance

How Bad Brains Created the Best Funk Metal Album 30 Years Ago

'I Against I' calcified a combination of hard rock and funk into something sexy, heavy, and thoroughly modern.<p>Calling Bad Brains influential to late-20th century rock music is like calling Abraham influential to Western religion. Henry Rollins may have never joined a band if it wasn't for lead …

9 tricks to give your home a low-cost luxury makeover

When it comes to our home’s interior, most of us rely on surfing Google, house magazines, and a little of our own design nous to provide tips to …

ISTE 2016: 3 Free Tools for Teachers

By Meg ConlanOnline tools give educators the ability to assess students, find and share video content, and collect multimedia presentations from …

Oak Pass Residence in Beverly Hills Surrounded by Lush Vegetation

Blending in with the natural surroundings, this modern residence in Beverly Hills USA offers two levels of luxurious living. The <b>Oak Pass Residence</b> by</b> …

Technology in Education: A Future Classroom

Educational Technology in the Classroom

Can Technology Change Education? Yes!: Raj Dhingra at TEDxBend

Learning Tools For Microsoft OneNote May Be One Of The Most Disruptive Education Technologies Yet

Last week, Microsoft quietly released a public preview of “Learning Tools for OneNote.” This Microsoft hackathon winner is an add-in for OneNote designed to improve the reading and writing experience for students. When Jeff Petty, the accessibility lead for Windows for education, showed me the …

Education Technology

Educational tech impacting teacher responsibility

Educational technology brings a wealth of learning opportunities into the classroom. With these opportunities comes an increased level of teacher responsibility for efficient use of “ed tech”: appropriate instructional methodology, monitoring student use, and developing personalized learning for …

A new contemporary house in Wisconsin is covered in stone and shingles

Bruns Architecture have sent us photos of a new home they’ve designed in Madison, Wisconsin.<p>The home is located on a forested site, within the …

Architecture