Category Archives for "Saving"

Ask Chuck: Help Me Save More Money!

Dear Chuck, I know I’m supposed to save, but I really don’t know how I can or even why I can’t seem to make progress!   No Savings   Dear No Savings, Well, you are not alone. Saving money is becoming a bigger and bigger challenge for many. According to MarketWatch, nearly one-in-five Americans saved […]

Ask Chuck: Procrastination Is Hurting Our Finances!

Dear Chuck,  When it comes to our finances, we live with good intentions but put off budgeting and planning until we face another crisis. My husband and I want to break our cycle of procrastination, crisis, firefighting, and then back to procrastination. We need help to stay focused.   Painful Procrastination Dear Painful Procrastination, You […]

Ask Chuck: How Can I Save Money on Energy Bills?

Dear Chuck, It is already cccccold where I live. My heating bills are getting painful. Any tips to save money this winter?  Bracing for the Winter Bills    Dear Bracing for the Winter Bills,  Unfortunately, we all need to be prepared to pay more to heat our homes in the coming months, regardless of the […]

Ask Chuck: I Need Balance Between Work and Home

Dear Chuck, I work very long days and provide nice things for my wife and children. However, I’ve grown increasingly aware that I am missing out on valuable time with them. Can you help me find balance?  Torn Between Work and Home    Dear Torn Between Work and Home,  Having struggled with this early in […]

What the Bible Says About Saving

What the Bible Says About Saving

Have you ever asked these questions? “Is saving an indication of a lack of faith?” “Do saving and hoarding go hand-in-hand?” “If we save, do we rob God of blessing us with His provision?” “What does the Bible really say about saving?” God wants us to be savers. He wants us to have the resources […]

Ask Chuck: A Simple, Effective Financial Plan

Dear Chuck,  I began participating in my company’s 401K when starting my first job out of college last year. I know I should be giving and setting aside funds for emergencies, too. But where should I start? Novice with Money    Dear Novice with Money,  It’s refreshing to hear from someone your age who’s already […]

Ask Chuck: Fail-Proof Financial Resolutions

Dear Chuck, I dread making financial resolutions every new year because I usually fail at keeping them. Can you offer any simple tips to help me manage money better this year? Something that’s fail-proof? Fail-Proof Financial Resolutions    Dear Fail-Proof Financial Resolutions,  First, Happy New Year! It is always exciting to me to roll the […]

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