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Why Understanding Your Money Philosophy Could Save Your Marriage

why understanding your money philosophy could save your marriage

Ask someone about their financial problems, and you’ll likely hear a list of issues: “I’m not sure I’ll ever be debt-free” “I’m sick of living paycheck to paycheck” “We are worried we’ll outlive our retirement savings” “If my husband (or wife) would stop spending money, we wouldn’t be so stressed all the time” The most […]

Ask Chuck: Are Vacations Biblical?

Dear Chuck, I enjoy downtime from work. Going to nice places helps me to recharge and create family memories. Surely God doesn’t mind if we take great vacations, but I don’t know where to find it in the Bible! What’s your take on this? Relaxing by the Beach Dear Relaxing, I like your question! It […]

7 Steps to Recover From a Crisis

In the wake of devastating natural disasters across the United States, we are reminded of the importance equipping individuals with accurate and timely information. From Hurricane Harvey, to the fires in the Northwest, to Hurricane Irma, we have experienced an avalanche of destruction across the nation. Power outages, destroyed homes, lost belongings, displaced families, and […]

7 Keys to Aligning Your Finances with God and Your Spouse

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Ask Chuck: Is Medicaid Divorce Biblical?

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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. […]

9 Ways You Can Overcome Stress At Work

Although we are all aware of stress caused by finances and relationships, you’d be amazed at how many people are really stressed and discouraged over issues related to their jobs. Career counseling agencies are finding that job anxiety is one of the major causes of stress in our society. “80% of workers feel stress on […]

Ask Chuck – Should I Use My 401k to Pay off Debt?

Dear Chuck, I’m trying to pay my credit cards off but my income is very limited since I am nearing retirement. I have a 401(k) and a small property that I could sell. What would you recommend: sell the property, keep paying the minimum on the credit cards, or take money out of the 401(k)? […]

What Does the Bible Say About Credit Cards?

The Bible contains more verses about money than it does about Heaven and Hell combined. Why? Because God created us and knows the role that money plays in our lives. But across all 2,350 verses about money, not one of them says that borrowing, or being in debt, is forbidden. The Bible does not contain […]