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Ben Luthi

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Eagle Mountain, Utah, United States
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SIK (Single Income, Kids)
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I never realized how much my mother has done for me until I became a mother. Mothers give so much of themselves for the well-being of their children. They’re truly incredible, and my mother is no exception. I am the youngest of ten children; we grew up on a small dairy farm in rural Idaho. […] The post 5 Financial Lessons My Mother Taught Me appeared first on Latter-day Finance. ...
Posted: May 11 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Forgive me for this bragging moment: A few weeks ago, I went to see Hamilton! No, not in Salt Lake City, like the thousands of people who scrambled to get tickets Utah. I saw it in New York. And it was amazing! It was everything I’d hoped for and more. It was a lot easier to […] The post 3 Ways I’m Not Throwing Away My Shot at Financial Freedom appeared first ...
Posted: May 04 2018 @ 11:00 AM
I stood in the rain with thousands of people and wondered what we were all doing here. Why would we choose to stand in the rain for hours on end? But as I watched these elite athletes run past me at the Boston Marathon, I felt inspired. Yes, they were wet and exhausted. But they […] The post Achieving Financial Freedom Is a Marathon — 12 Steps to Get There appeared ...
Posted: Apr 19 2018 @ 11:00 AM
When I went to college, I had no idea what I wanted to major in. All I knew was how to save for college and that I wanted to earn a degree so I could provide a decent income in a career I enjoyed. I changed my degree a few times before I finally settled […] The post 3 Ways to Save for College Costs for Your Kids appeared first on ...
Posted: Apr 09 2018 @ 11:00 AM
A few years ago, a young man asked Elder David A. Bednar about finding balance at home and work, and in church callings. Elder Bednar’s response: “You can’t. So don’t worry about it.” Elder Bednar went on to state that finding balance is a false notion. You can only do one thing at one time. He compared […] The post Finding Balance In a Busy World appeared first on Latter-day Finance. ...
Posted: Apr 05 2018 @ 11:00 AM
I teach high school German, and one of the best ways I’ve found to connect with students is to tell them stories about my life. These range from things as simple as what I did over the weekend to how I met my wife. Once, while teaching vocabulary for household items, I told a story […] The post Use It Up, Wear It Out, Make It Do, or Do Without appeared ...
Posted: Apr 02 2018 @ 11:00 AM
You’ve likely heard of the parable of the talents that Christ taught in the New Testament. But while the meaning is mostly spiritual, is also has temporal lessons we can learn, specifically regarding how we manage our money. The parable of the talents To summarize, the parable of the talents about a rich ruler who leaves for […] The post 4 Financial Lessons to Learn from the Parable of the Talents appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 26 2018 @ 11:00 AM
Congratulations! You’ve survived the chaos of planning your wedding and just got home from the honeymoon. You’ve moved into your first apartment together, and now you sit, happily gazing into each other’s eyes. You’re finally together – what else matters' Apparently, a lot. Many marriages fall apart over disagreements about children, religion, in-laws, and money. […] The post 4 Pieces of Financial Advice for Newlyweds appeared first on Latter-day Finance. ...
Posted: Mar 22 2018 @ 11:00 AM
As a parent, it’s your responsibility to provide for your family emotionally, spiritually, physically, and financially. Not only does that mean that you’re tasked with building a safe harbor for your family, but it also means that it’s up to you to protect your family from the dangers that threaten that safety. Providing this protection […] The post 5 Ways to Protect Your Family from the Unexpected appeared first on Latter-day ...
Posted: Mar 19 2018 @ 10:00 AM
It’s that dreaded tax season again. Time to gather all of your tax documents and spend hours trying to figure out Turbo Tax, or save yourself a headache and pay someone to do it for you. But as much of a hassle as it is to file your taxes each year, getting a decent tax […] The post 10 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund appeared first on Latter-day Finance. ...
Posted: Mar 15 2018 @ 10:00 AM


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