Category Archives for "Stewardship 101"

Ask Chuck: Best Financial Moves for the New Year

Dear Chuck, We want to start the New Year right when it comes to our finances. Beyond a “get out of debt” resolution, what are the best moves to get us on track? Looking for Financial Tips   Dear Looking for Financial Tips, My best tip is to practice the simple but powerful act of […]

Ask Chuck: Are You Shrewd with Money?

Dear Chuck, The Parable of the Dishonest Manager looks like Jesus commends lying. Am I right about this? Curious what you think. Curious Reader   Dear Curious Reader, Almost two-thirds of Jesus’ parables mention money or possessions and our beliefs and use of them. He talked a lot about money—more than He did about heaven […]

Ask Chuck: A Financial Tool You Must Have!

Dear Chuck, My wife and I are finally living on a budget! What are some key steps in our financial plans that we should aspire to achieve now? Getting Our Act Together  Dear Getting Our Act Together, Bravo! I read some years ago that about 60% of people say they need or desire to live […]

Ask Chuck: How Do We Avoid Bankruptcy?

Dear Chuck, My wife and I are reaching out for some financial advice. After I lost some of my leg (due to diabetes), I have struggled with depression and holding down a job. What does Crown offer someone like me?  Depressed and Near Bankruptcy    Dear Depressed and Near Bankruptcy,  Thank you for the opportunity […]

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 […]

Ask Chuck: Help My Financial Anxiety!

Dear Chuck, My husband and I are both working adults. With 3 kids at home and trying to care for some extended family here and abroad, I am increasingly struggling with financial anxiety. Now the holiday pressures are making it worse. Please help me deal with this!  Family Financial Stress   Dear Family Financial Stress, […]

1 2 3 4