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Don’t exchange your Cap and Gown for a Financial Ball and Chain

By Chuck Bentley “Graduates across the country need to make plans to avoid a debt that may never go away,” advised Crown CEO Chuck Bentley. “Winning the ‘Game of Loans’ is possible, but too few achieve that victory.” Today, seven in 10 graduating seniors at public and private colleges have student loans, totaling about $30,000 […]

Maximizing Social Security Benefits for Married Couples

By Chuck Bentley According to Blackrock, the world’s largest investment firm, if you are married, the decision of when to collect Social Security benefits is more than just a question of longevity. You may be able to switch between individual, spousal, and survivor benefits throughout your lifetime in order to maximize your Social Security income. […]

tips for managing cash

By Chuck Bentley Cash remains an important part of our financial transactions. Yet, we tend to forget how important it is to manage our cash. According to the summary of the Diary of Consumer Payment Choice, a national study, cash still has a “dominant role” when it comes to small-value transactions. It also remains essential for […]

Singapore’s Saving System

By Chuck Bentley Forbes Magazine columnist John Goodman had a lot of high praise for the nation of Singapore’s alternative to the American welfare system. He said: Singapore has built an alternative to the European style welfare state. Think of all the reasons why people turn to government in other developed countries: retirement income, housing, […]

What is your financial theology?

By Chuck Bentley All of us have a theology of money, whether we realize it or not. And for us Christians, the church we attend has a theology of money. If you were like me, you probably never realized how much your behavior with money is controlled by your theology or philosophy of money. Here […]

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