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What True Contentment Means

What True Contentment Means

This world will try to convince you that your purposes, goals, significance, self-worth, ambition, and life energy should be wrapped up in material things. For many, the world’s message is simple: make as much as you can, as quickly as you can, to retire as soon as you can, to enjoy a life of leisure […]

Why Comparison Can Ruin Your Finances…And How to Stop It

Comparison is dangerous – “keeping up with the Joneses” has gone far beyond who has the nicer car or bigger yard. Our society is in an extremely dangerous position when it comes to comparison because of our constant exposure to ads, social media, and TV. Even in Christian circles, we silently compete with one another. […]

Love, Money, and Budgeting – How You and Your Spouse Can Get on the Same Page

getting on the same page about budgeting

Money is often cited as the greatest area of frustration, fighting, stress, and unhappiness in marriage. One spouse wants to budget, the other doesn’t. Neither spouse can agree on exactly how to spend their money or what to prioritize, so budgeting just leads to more arguments. Maybe just the word “budgeting” spawns fights between the […]

How to Find Job Satisfaction No Matter Where You Work

Job satisfaction

If you Google the phrase “how to be successful”, you’ll find plenty of advice telling you which TED talks to watch, which mindsets to adopt, and which steps will help you achieve a fulfilling life. Type “success” into Amazon’s book search, and you’ll get 101 pages filled with books on every aspect of success. Everywhere […]

10 Steps to Financial Freedom

Many people have a misunderstanding of what it means to be a steward. It’s not just getting out of debt, and sticking to a budget. It’s much more than just writing a tithe check every month. Living as a steward means surrendering your finances to God and recognizing yourself as a manager, not owner, of […]

3 Ways Social Media is Wrecking Your Budget

INFLUENCES OF SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS Social media. We love it?  We hate it? We hate that we love it? Whether or not you’re following, tweeting, pinning, gramming, or sharing, our world has drastically changed because of these social platforms, and they greatly impact your life, and finances. All these social platforms are businesses and are […]

What Does the Bible Say About Giving and Saving?

In Mark 12, we meet the poor widow who gave two small coins in the temple treasury as her offering. In verse 42, Jesus said, “Truly I say to you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the offering box. For they all contributed out of their abundance, […]