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How To Budget on Inconsistent Income

how to budget on inconsistent income

Learning how to budget can be challenging! For some people, it comes naturally, but for others, it takes an extra dose of discipline to develop the habit. But knowing how to budget when you have inconsistent income can be especially challenging. An increasing number of professionals are working for themselves, creating their own businesses, and […]

Ask Chuck: 3 Rules About Bitcoin and Other Investments

Ask Chuck 3 rules about bitcoin and other investments

Dear Chuck, Like many other curious investors, I was tempted to buy bitcoin but thankfully didn’t, now that it’s plummeted. How do you decide when something is a good investment? Burdened About Bitcoin   Dear Burdened, Bitcoin has been a hot topic in the news for some time! It’s a controversial investment and investors have […]

Practical Steps to Start Investing

ask chuck practical steps to start investing

Are you an investor? The U.S. stock market has grabbed everyone’s attention since volatility began to increase after a full year of uninterrupted growth in 2017. With so many people having some stake in the market, it is no wonder that it has been making the financial headlines lately. Recent surveys indicate that about 45% […]

Ask Chuck: Poverty Gospel vs Prosperity Gospel

Dear Chuck, I have been reading about Reverend Paula White, who has been called President Trump’s “spiritual advisor”, and she is apparently in the “prosperity gospel” camp. How do I explain to my friends the error in her theology? Not a Fan of the Prosperity Gospel   Dear Not a Fan, I too read the […]

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 […]

5 Small Steps To Improve Your Financial Health

Five Small Steps to Improve Your Financial Health

Have you ever made a little decision that resulted in a BIG impact? I know I have. In 2015 I decided to drink water only for the entire year.  Yes, that’s right…no coffee, tea, juice, soda, smoothies or lattes. Nothing but H2O!  For full disclosure, I made it the entire 365 days, and felt so […]

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 […]

What Does the Bible Say About Being Rich?

What Does the Bible Say About Being Rich?

There are two extreme financial teachings in Christian camps today: the Prosperity Gospel and the Poverty Gospel. I believe both are wrong. Those who believe that riches are a sign of God’s blessing advance what is commonly referred to as the Prosperity Gospel. This teaches that you can command God to prosper you financially, that […]

Does God Want You to be Rich?

Dear Chuck, I find the conflicting messages among well known preachers and financial experts confusing when it comes to whether I should expect to do well financially if I am in God’s will and following His plan. You turn on the television, and many of the most popular preachers insist that good times are ahead […]