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Following God, Whatever the Cost

Are you following God’s financial principles or your financial principles? We have to determine to follow God’s way whatever the cost. That mindset will prepare us for days when our old, sinful nature tries to surface and take control. In Christ, we have the strength to resist our natural impulses and the grace to live […]

Retirees Are Returning to Work

Retirees are going back to work. Over 2 million people retired during the first year and a half of Covid. Now, many are quietly returning. A survey of 500 retired job seekers revealed that a majority of retirees discovered that they missed community, structure, purpose, and the income. Many fear inflation and are concerned about […]

Finding a Job You Love

Has your career been impacted by Covid? Many people around the globe have experienced job losses during the pandemic. If you’re ready for a career change, now’s the time to take action. First, look back on your job history. List the things you like and dislike about every job you’ve had. If you’ve never had […]

Love Your Neighbor

Do you love your neighbor? Martin Luther once said: “A true Christian lives and labors on earth not for himself but for his neighbor. Therefore the whole spirit of his life compels him to do even that which he needs not do, but which is profitable and necessary for his neighbor.” I enjoy studying history […]

Alternative to Quiet Quitting

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had? My worst job was dumpster diving, but in some ways, it was the best job I could’ve ever had. Yes! Back in my college days, I took a job digging through trash for items my boss could use to fund his mission work. It wasn’t fun, to say […]

Dream Big

Do you have big dreams? Each of us is uniquely designed and created with a specific purpose. We’re given desires of things we want to accomplish here on earth and when we work as unto God, our work brings glory to Him. The Psalmist says, “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you […]

Larry’s First Credit Card

Are you a good manager of God’s property?  From a live event back in the ’90s, Crown’s founder, the late Larry Burkett, shares one hurdle to being a good steward.   If you’ve been blessed with My MoneyLife, we invite you to discover the Crown Stewardship Podcasts. They focus on helping you find freedom in […]

Are You Proud or Confident?

Are you proud or confident? We live in a time when a great deal of emphasis is placed on what we do and what we accomplish. Social media is often a platform where we can praise ourselves!  Proverbs 27:2 says, “Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own […]

Protect Your Finances in a Layoff

Concerned about a layoff?  If you’re concerned about losing a job, prepare now by searching for job openings. What skills and certifications make you marketable? Do you have a current resume? I experienced a layoff back in the ‘80s. There are several things you can do to protect your finances, and if you’re wise, you’ll […]

Recession-Proof Jobs and Financial Protection

Do you have a recession-proof job? Economics professors say there are industries that offer strong job security during economic downturns. Those are health care, government, computers and information technology, and education. These occupations added tens of thousands of jobs during the ‘01 and ‘09 recessions, according to data from Zip Recruiter and the U.S. Bureau of […]

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