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4 Principles for Borrowing Money

Borrowing is not prohibited scripturally, but neither is it encouraged. It is always presented as a negative with many warnings about its danger and misuse. Here are fundamental Biblical principles related to borrowing. Avoid borrowing unless absolutely necessary:  Borrowing should not be a way of life but the exception. Only if there is no other […]

Tips to Not Trip Over Your Tongue at Work

Originally posted on the Christian Post on September 23. To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or clarity. Dear Chuck,  I’m trying to fit in to a new workplace, and I’m on the outside of a lot of the conversations […]

3 Tips on Money & Divorce from Baywatch

Originally posted at Christian Post July 15, 2016. Dear Chuck, I saw recently that the former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff headed to court to try and challenge the judicial order to pay his ex-wife $21K a month in alimony. I’ve read his assets went from $1.2 million in the bank to $600 after his divorce. What happened […]

Is Hiding Financial Information Considered Cheating on Your Spouse?

3 reasons to consider ditching your smartphone

Recently, I was interviewed for an article in Fortune Magazine about a survey on “financial infidelity”, and they said this, “One in twenty people in the U.S. admit to having started secret bank accounts or credit cards without their partner’s knowledge.” Another headline on the topic in The Guardian observed: “Cheating isn’t always sexual – […]

6 Basic Financial Moves Everyone Can Make

I am often asked to share basic financial moves. Here are my top six: 1. Make giving to the Lord’s work your top financial priority. The Bible calls us to honor the Lord with the first fruits of our wealth. I believe 10 percent of our gross annual income is the starting goal. 2. Have […]

How Much Should You Save?

Americans are currently saving an average of 4 percent of their annual income. This is the lowest savings rate for any country in the developed world. At a seminar I just completed, a participant asked me, “Well then, what is the right percentage of our income that we should be saving?” Glad you asked. First, […]

6 Ways to be a Good Steward

The Bible makes it clear that the standard for good stewardship is that we are to be both faithful and disciplined. Here is my list of best practices for good stewards. 1. Be faithful by honoring God with the first fruit of all your income. That means make giving to God’s causes your highest priority. […]

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