Category Archives for "Family Life"

Is Hiding Financial Information Considered Cheating on Your Spouse?

3 reasons to consider ditching your smartphone

Recently, I was interviewed for an article in Fortune Magazine about a survey on “financial infidelity”, and they said this, “One in twenty people in the U.S. admit to having started secret bank accounts or credit cards without their partner’s knowledge.” Another headline on the topic in The Guardian observed: “Cheating isn’t always sexual – […]

Can You Afford to Let Your Teenager Get Their Driver’s License?

Ann and I have 4 boys. Three have passed the monumental age of 16 without getting their coveted driver’s license. Yes, my wife and I delayed this process due to concerns for their safety with teen crash rates soaring higher than any other age group. But there is also a financial consideration. Did you know […]

3 Tips to Make Your Expensive College Education Count

Originally posted at Christian Post May 27, 2016. Dear Chuck, With kids in college, I’m very worried about whether they can get a job after graduation and about the debt they’re going to need to manage because my wife and I can’t afford to pay for their educations free and clear. But it’s hard to get a […]

Did you read the story about the couple with 100 grandchildren?

By Chuck Bentley According to a story released by the Associated Press, A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild. You heard that correctly—number 100. Leo and Ruth Zanger of Quincy have 53 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. The birth of great-grandson Jaxton Leo on April 8 made the number […]