Category Archives for "Saving"

Money-Saving Tips for the COVID-19 Pandemic from your Crown Staff

The Crown team makes it a priority to “practice what we preach”. During this pandemic, as we recommend to cut back your living expenses by 25% for the next 90 days, we’ve made a list for you of the ways we’re doing that ourselves. There are some natural savings that happen when you follow social […]

Ask Chuck: The Bible, Money, and Love

Dear Chuck,  I’m growing weary of our society’s overuse (and misuse) of the word love. I hear and see it in advertising, on social media and in conversations. If the first and greatest commandment is to love the Lord our God, it appears we’ve confused our priorities. It appears we love money more than Him […]

Ask Chuck: What Does The Bible Say About Financial Sins? Part 2

Dear Chuck, My pastor talked about sin in a recent message at church.  I am curious to know what the Bible says about financial sins.  Do you have a list?  Needing Insight    Dear Needing Insight,  Last week I shared that of the more than 2,350 verses in the Bible dealing with money and possessions, […]

Ask Chuck: When Should I Buy a New Car?

Dear Chuck,  I want to replace my mother’s clunker and am considering financing a new one. My father died unexpectedly and I want her to hold onto what little savings she has. What would you do? Taking Care of Mom   Dear Taking Care of Mom,  It is wonderful that you are helping your mom. […]

Ask Chuck: How to Give and Save on a Budget

Dear Chuck, Giving is a problem for me. I’m playing catch-up for retirement and fear that giving will prevent my having enough for the future. How can I balance my desire to give with my need to be saving more?  In a Conundrum    Dear In a Conundrum,  Many American Christians find themselves in a […]

Ask Chuck: Everything You Need to Know About Negative Interest Rates

Dear Chuck, I can’t wrap my head around negative interest rates. What does this mean for my savings accounts in the bank? Can you help me figure this out?  Confused about Rates    Dear Confused,  You are not the only one who finds this a challenge to understand. Simply put, it inverts the model that […]

Ask Chuck: How to Build Emergency Savings

Dear Chuck, I make a good salary but am unable to build my emergency savings beyond $1,000. It seems like unexpected things always prevent me from putting more away. My goal is to have 3 months set aside. Any tips? Living on the Edge   Dear Living on the Edge,   Well first, congratulations on saving […]

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During these challenging times Crown wants to help you plan your finances.