Author Archives: Jaco Alberts

Why Should You Know the Advantages and Disadvantages of Credit?

Why Should You Know the Advantages and Disadvantages of Credit?

The advantages and disadvantages of credit are often not given proper consideration before applying for credit. We live in times where people are looking for instant gratification. People aren’t willing to wait for something. When they want something, they want it now, with instant results. Many people end battle to become successful in their finances or even end up in trouble, due to a lack of… Continue Reading

How to Stop Creditors From Threatening You?

How to Stop Creditors From Threatening You?

Many of us fall into this trap sooner or later. We hear about people in financial trouble and we hear about insolvencies, but we think it only happens to other people. Yet, it is always good to know how to stop creditors from threatening you. That doesn’t mean you will definitely encounter major financial problems… Continue Reading

Book Review: Mosaic of Grace

Book Review: Mosaic of Grace

Grace. What exactly is grace? What is grace all about? It is often a topic of discussion, but I think it is seldom completely understood. In fact, it is often miss-understood. How often do you hear people talking about the wonderful grace of God? Yet, when you pay close attention, there is no sign of… Continue Reading

How Do You Know If You Can Be Creative?

How Do You Know If You Can Be Creative?

Creativity is about being original. It is about being unique. It is about living life to the full. Even though we don’t always realize this fact, but all of us are creative beings. Genesis 1:26-28 (NIV) says “26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the… Continue Reading

Are You A Stressed Survivor Or A Calm Overcomer?

Are You A Stressed Survivor Or A Calm Overcomer?

Everybody wants to be seen as being successful in his/her own right. But are you truly successful, or are you a survivor? I recently attended a function where I had conversations with various people over the course of an evening.  I was amazed at what I have learned from these conversations. There are so many… Continue Reading

How to Make the Most of Your Time

How to Make the Most of Your Time

What is your purpose here on earth? What are you living for? What would you like to achieve? Who are you really? Do you spend your time on activities that bring you fulfillment? What have you achieved and what can you show for what have you have done so far? Let’s make it worth it… Continue Reading

How to Apply Biblical Principles in Everyday Life.

How to Apply Biblical Principles in Everyday Life.

Would you like to apply biblical principles in everyday life? Have you ever tried to apply what you read in the Bible in your day-to day life? You know what you should be doing, and you try your best….but….no results. You pray, but it feels like your prayers are just bouncing off the ceiling. How… Continue Reading

How to Overcome the Fear of Competition.

How to Overcome the Fear of Competition.

What is holding your back? What is keeping you from achieving your goals? Whether you believe it or not, but we can often describe the problem with 3 words: “fear of competition”. The first hurdle you need to overcome is procrastination. Deep down inside of you, you know what you want to do. You know… Continue Reading

Don’t Do It for the Love of Money.

Don’t Do It for the Love of Money.

Whatever you do, don’t do it for the love of money. If money is your only motivator, you may have to reconsider. Money can be a hard task-master. What are you motives? Do you just want to do it for the love of money? Or do you want to make the world a better place? Maybe… Continue Reading

Do You Always Need to Be The Best?

Do You Always Need to Be The Best?

Sometimes it feels as if life is one big competition. There is always a struggle for power. Everybody wants to be the boss. Everybody needs to be the best, the fastest, the most successful, the richest or the most popular person in the room. Even when you find yourself on the road, everybody needs to… Continue Reading

4 Things You Need to Know To Enjoy Life

4 Things You Need to Know To Enjoy Life

Have you ever wondered if you would ever be able to just enjoy life? I’m talking about not being stressed about anything – just to enjoy life. I know I have. As Christians we know we should experience inner peace and calmness, we shouldn’t be concerned about the day of tomorrow and joy should be… Continue Reading

Attention: Success Is Not Just About Money

Attention: Success Is Not Just About Money

Why would you limit your success to money only? Success is not just about money. If you limit your prosperity to money alone, you are seriously missing out on much. Sure, finances can be a part of prospering, but finances alone will never bring true prosperity. Money Isn’t Everything. There are some people on this… Continue Reading

Why You Don’t Need Permission to Be Successful.

Why You Don’t Need Permission to Be Successful.

You don’t need permission to be successful. That might seem like a logical statement, but are you on your way to achieving your goals? Are you working towards living your dream? Or are you intimidated by people’s comments and opinions? Do you always find yourself having to explain yourself to everybody else? It doesn’t matter… Continue Reading