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Title Insurance

If you’re a homeowner, you need title insurance.  Now there are two types of title insurance: there’s Lender’s and Owner’s. Lender’s title insurance is required by mortgage lenders. It protects your title and the lender from false liens, judgments, errors, omissions or false heirs. It only protects you and your heirs from claims that question […]

Tips For a Good Job Interview

Are you looking for a new job? Your work is an opportunity to glorify the Lord.  That’s good motivation to prepare for an interview with the hope of being remembered at hiring time. Consider these tips for making a great impression during the interview. Eye contact, a firm handshake, and a good posture are essential. […]

Resolve to Stop Borrowing

Do you have debt and are you living paycheck-to-paycheck? Many people are experiencing economic turmoil. Let me encourage you. There’s a way out of the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle. It boils down to 4 words: resolve to stop borrowing. Scripture clearly indicates that borrowing is not God’s plan for His people. It was never intended to be […]

Single Moms Need Community

Nearly one third of single moms live in poverty. I highly respect moms who work hard to free themselves from government assistance and provide for their children. Single moms share common problems: limited resources, limited time, and limited community that they can trust. Some are rejected by their own family because they chose to have […]

Warranty Scams

I’ve never purchased an extended warranty. An extended car warranty is a service contract between you and a warranty company. General warranties are included in the sales price of vehicles, but an extended car warranty or service contract is not. I don’t recommend them. Instead, buy reputable cars and set aside money for repairs. We frequently […]

Medical Debt – Part 2

Medical debt is rising. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, medical collections appear on 43 million credit reports. They account for $88 billion in medical debt. Yet research shows that medical debt does not predict a person’s credit risk. In fact, beginning July 1, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion will no longer include medical debt that […]

Medical Debt – Part 1

Do you have medical debt? Medical expenses are a leading cause of debt for Americans. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that 1 in 5 U.S. households have medical debt. Even with health insurance, high deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses can lead to debt. Debt on credit reports makes it difficult to attain housing, to get […]

Lost Income – Don’t Lose Hope!

Need to up your income? If you’ve lost a job or source of income, don’t lose hope. In April, CNBC shared the story of  Graham Cochrane. He lost his job back in 2009 when he was 26. He’d been working 9-5 as an audio engineer while freelancing for indie artists on the side. At 26, […]

Cash Stuffing

Have you heard of “cash stuffing”? TikTokers are obsessed with a popular money-saving method called “cash stuffing.” The hashtag #cashstuffing has over 300 million views on TikTok. Thankfully people are discovering that using cash makes tracking and saving money easier. It’s a simple, free way to budget and form positive money habits. Cash Stuffing is […]

Traditional Burials

Have you made burial plans? Traditional burials can run close to $10,000 or more. Let’s examine some of the costs. Going through a funeral home can cost you $1,500. This includes the fee for a director, staff, and death certificates. If you want to prepare the body for viewing, it’s another $1,500, plus the cost […]

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