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Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche: What’s The Best Method To Pay Off My Debt?

Debt is something that affects the vast majority of Americans today. In fact, Comet reports that 80.9% of Baby Boomers, 79.9% of Generation X, and 81.5% of Millennials are currently in debt. That’s a lot of people! The adverse effects of debt can be detrimental – it can greatly harm your physical, mental, spiritual, relational, […]

Ask Chuck: Getting On The Same Page As Unbelieving Spouse

Dear Chuck, I’m having a difficult time getting my husband on the same page to stop accruing debt and begin to pay it off. We have both read money help books and I am ready for financial freedom, but he is resistant to sticking to a budget. I tithe faithfully and would love to give […]

5 Practical Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

practical ways to teach your kids about money

Teaching your kids about money is a challenge and often an overlooked part of the training they desperately need! Children, toddlers especially, aren’t ashamed of their selfishness. They’re completely inwardly focused, only concerned about themselves. That’s why a room full of 2-year olds is full of “me, my, mine!” and why sharing has to be […]

9 Ways to Get Ahead in Your Finances

9 ways to get ahead in your finances

Did you know that 78% of full-time workers said they live paycheck to paycheck? Overall, 71% of all U.S. workers say they’re in debt, 56% of whom say they’re in over their heads. This, combined with the fact that almost 6/10 Americans don’t have $500 saved means we have a problem. Debt, a lack of saving, […]

7 Ways to Reset Your Finances

7 ways to reset your finances

Ever feel like you just hit a wall with your finances? The truth is, no matter how disciplined you are, sometimes we all need to hit reset with our finances. Spring is a season of order, renewal. The longer days, more sunshine, and collective attitude to clean motivates us to make improvements in many areas […]

4 Reasons Godly Stewardship is Important

4 reasons godly stewardship is important

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 […]

5 Reasons Your Finances Are About More Than Money

5 reasons your finances are about more than money

What does the Bible say about money? You may be surprised to learn that Scripture references money than it does heaven and hell…combined. It’s no wonder – God knows how much money affects our day-to-day lives, and the power it can have over us. The crazier the world gets the more frequently I’m reminded that […]

Are These Guilty Spending Pleasures Wrecking Your Budget?

Are These Guilty Spending Pleasures Wrecking Your Budget?

What’s the most difficult category to stick to in your budget? Food? Entertainment? Miscellaneous items? We all struggle with different kinds of budget busters. Kind of like budgetary “kryptonite”, they’re things that we just push the limit on month to month. In a recent study from Varo Money, they defined these expenses as “guilty pleasures” […]

How to Pass the True Money Test

how to pass the true money test

I did not enjoy taking tests in school. There were some students that eagerly welcomed the opportunity to showcase their knowledge, but tests typically made me nervous. As a student, I saw a test as a way to prove to the teacher what I had learned. The number of correct and incorrect answers I gave […]

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