Category Archives for "Budgeting"

Where do you eat out the most?

By Chuck Bentley The Huffington Post recently reported that 8 out of 10 Americans eat fast food at least once a month. That comes as no surprise, but their preferred choice did surprise me. A recent study by Morgan Stanley asked the top 3 factors that people look for when choosing a restaurant. The results were: […]

Are you spending too much money?

By Chuck Bentley Are you spending too much money? According to an article in, here are 10 signs you’re spending too much money. 1. You carry credit card debt. If you’re not completely paying off the balance on your credit card every month, you’re probably spending too much. 2. You have no retirement savings. If this is […]

seven ways to waste money

By Chuck Bentley Tim Challies, a Canadian Pastor, recently wrote an article sharing the areas where he personally found himself wasting his money. I think it’s a great list for all of us. 1. Buying Junk:  Occasionally, it is better to spend a little more money on a quality product rather than buying something that […]

Some easy ways to save money

By Chuck Bentley Below are some easy ways that my family saves money. I hope these tips will be helpful to you, too. Soft drinks There is a reason that soft drinks like Coke and Pepsi are some of the most recognized brands in the world…they can afford to spend a massive amount on advertising […]

Working Out for Better Finances

By Chuck Bentley Today, I have some counter-intuitive advice to help you manage your finances better. Russell Clayton, along with other colleagues, writing for the Harvard Business Review, introduced new research that demonstrates a clear relationship between physical activity that is planned, structured, repetitive, and purposeful—in other words—exercise—and our ability to manage other aspects of […]