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What Does the Bible Say About Prosperity?

Does God want us to prosper? Is it in His will for every Christian to have worldly wealth? Or does He ask every Christian to give up the things of the world and live a life of poverty? These questions of faith and money are not new, and are not unique to our modern culture. […]

5 Steps to Get On the Same Page as Your Spouse

In today’s culture, fewer people are getting married. With divorce rates still high and cohabitation on the rise, many decide to never get married at all. One of the main reasons Americans are delaying marriage, or putting it off altogether, is due to a lack of financial stability – 34% of never-married individuals aged 25-34 […]

So You Think You’re Going to Buy A Car

About 43% of the entire adult American population has a car loan (that’s about 107 million people). What’s even more shocking is that 6 million of those people are 90 or more days late on their car payments. They’re essentially taking out loans for an item they can’t afford, but still can’t afford to make […]

Ask Chuck: Should I Tithe on Gross or Net Income?

Dear Chuck, My wife and I have always tithed off our gross income. A few years ago we made the difficult decision to take our Social Security benefits to try and make our mortgage payments every month. Now that we are on a fixed income, I’m wondering if we should continue to tithe off our […]

10 Ways to Save $1,000 by Christmas

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]Christmas may still seem far away – for most, school is back in session, the leaves haven’t started changing yet, and it’s still so hot outside, just the thought of a fireplace and hot chocolate makes you sweat.   […]

The First Step to Financial Freedom

Have you been waiting to make a budget until you make just a little more money? Maybe you have good intentions to start saving for retirement, but it just hasn’t happened. Debt has a way of accumulating quickly while we work to develop a plan to pay it off. Can you identify with any of […]

Ask Chuck: 4 Lessons About Your 401K

Dear Chuck, My wife and I have a mortgage, a car loan, and some student debt. In addition, we’re maxed out on several credit cards after a series of bad spending decisions. Should I use my 401K to pay off my household debt? Thanks, Need Help Dear Need Help, Millions of Americans are in the […]

13 Gluten-Free Meals You Can Make for Less Than $3

13 Gluten-Free Meals You Can Make for Less Than $3

It’s completely possible to buy affordable, filling, healthy, (even gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, or paleo) groceries to prepare delicious, and creative recipes for your family. The average American family spends 12% of their total income on food, and the average meal “out” costs $12.75. Since food and groceries takes up such a large portion of your […]

What Does the Bible Say About Unfairness in the Workplace?

What Does the Bible Say About Unfairness in the Workplace?

Ever feel like the wrong people always get ahead? The talented, humble, hard workers are often ignored, and those that flatter the boss, or take credit for things they didn’t do, get the promotions, the bonuses, and all the praise. It’s frustrating and can be demoralizing. When faced with this frustration, many people start considering […]

What Does the Bible Say About Being Rich?

What Does the Bible Say About Being Rich?

There are two extreme financial teachings in Christian camps today: the Prosperity Gospel and the Poverty Gospel. I believe both are wrong. Those who believe that riches are a sign of God’s blessing advance what is commonly referred to as the Prosperity Gospel. This teaches that you can command God to prosper you financially, that […]

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