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Ask Chuck: Recovering From Overwhelming Medical Debt

Dear Chuck, Our medical bills are huge this year. We chose a high deductible to keep our monthly insurance payments down. But, we never dreamed we would experience this! Between ambulance rides, emergency rooms, hospitals, doctors, medications, and therapy, the bills are catastrophic. We need hope and light at the end of this dark tunnel. […]

Ask Chuck: Stewarding Health to Save Money

Dear Chuck, I am getting a little older in age, and things that were once simple, like exercising, require a LOT more effort. I’ve been advised over the years that good stewardship of your health is also good stewardship of your finances because being in good health can save you so much money. What’s your […]

7 Steps to Start Meal Prepping

Meal prepping can be a great way to live as a faithful steward! Many of the principles, like discipline and planning, involved in meal prepping are biblical. Using your time wisely (Ephesians 5:16) to save money is demonstrating faithful stewardship. And being a biblical steward is all about managing our resources (namely our time, talents, […]

What to Expect When the Unexpected Happens

One thing you can count on in life is that the unexpected will arise. Sometimes it’s in ways you could have imagined, but sometimes it manifests in ways that catch you completely off guard. Unforeseen Medical Expenses Most of us don’t plan on serious illness or injury. And who has really prepared for possibility of […]

Ask Chuck: Is Medicaid Divorce Biblical?

[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] Dear Chuck, A gentleman at work confided in me of his desire to file for a “Medicaid divorce” due to his wife’s mounting medical bills. Is that biblical? Is there a different solution? Need Counsel to Counsel Dear Need […]

Ask Chuck: Should I Have a Health Savings Account?

Ask Chuck: Should I Have a Health Savings Account?

Dear Chuck, I just accepted a new position and have the opportunity to enroll in a Health Savings Account (HSA). I’m not sure I should, so I wanted to get your perspective. My wife works part-time and we have a preschooler. We’re all in good health so no big expenses are expected. Thanks, Unsure About […]

Church vs. Credit Cards

Originally posted on the Christian Post on February 3.   Dear Chuck, I need some help. I am a 50 year-old widow with a teenager at home, and I’m using credit cards to survive, drowning in late fees. I am over extended and miserable. My income cannot support my obligations so I decided to find […]

12 Steps to a Healthy Lifestyle

With medical expenses being the number one cause of financial hardships, it pays to work at staying healthy. Here are few simple tips/benefits for staying healthy: Take advantage of free ways to exercise. YouTube sessions, walking, dancing, and stretching; check out churches, senior centers, or the YMCA for exercise classes for little or no cost. Park […]