Category Archives for "Debt"

Ask Chuck: How Can I Disaster Proof My Finances?

Dear Chuck, I have several friends who are in deep financial trouble in the early years of their marriage. I want to avoid the stress they’re experiencing. Do you have any helpful tips so that I can guard my home and marriage? Avoiding Disaster   Dear Avoiding Disaster,  Being under constant financial stress is terrible […]

Ask Chuck: 5 Steps To Improve Your Finances This New Year

Dear Chuck, Covid set me back financially this year. As a result, we’re having a very frugal Christmas. Can you offer any tips on setting financial goals for next year? I want to be better prepared for what may lie ahead! Getting Ready for 2021   Dear Getting Ready,  I am so sorry for the […]

Ask Chuck: Christmas Shopping on a Budget

Dear Chuck, Money is tight for Christmas this year. Any tips for shopping Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales? Looking for Deals    Dear Looking for Deals,  You can search for articles pointing you to the “best deals” on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but be aware that many of those articles are really just […]

Ask Chuck: What to Know Before Investing

Dear Chuck, I’m trying to teach my children/grandchildren some basic financial principles. Any tips I could pass on in regards to investing? Motivated Grandmother    Dear Motivated Grandmother,  What a blessing for your family that you want to help them get better with their finances. It will not only help them for the here and […]

Ask Chuck: Second Stimulus Check?

Dear Chuck, The government is talking about a second round of stimulus money – is it real? What should I do with it?  Watching for Money in the Mailbox   Dear Watching for Money in the Mailbox, You are correct; the government is discussing the passing of another stimulus package. The Republican Party offered a […]

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