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Back To School Shopping Tips

Do you have kids headed back to school? Getting all the necessary supplies can be overwhelming! One mom lamented that they could have groceries for a week or new uniforms and binders! Back to school shopping is expensive. Here are a couple tips to help you save money. First, start at home! Go through your […]

Paying Off Student Loans

Student loans have reached the 1.4 trillion-dollar mark. It’s a debt that can set young adults back financially for decades. Decades! Hi, this is Chuck Bentley with My Money Life from Crown. Many of our listeners or their children are burdened with student loan debt. The key to paying it off quickly is to live […]

Who Should Take Out a Student Loan?

Student loans have become a normal part of many young people’s lives. But who should take on that debt? You as the parent or your student? The average 2016 college graduate carries more than $37,000 in debt! $37,000! This can be a massive burden for young people trying to get started in adulthood or on […]

Student Loan Debt

Are you considering a student loan for a college education? Think again! According to the Pew Research Center, Americans with student loan debt lag behind in wealth accumulation, home ownership, and general economic well-being. They struggle to tithe, support charities, or live out the generosity to which God is calling them. Listen to the implications […]

Motivation, Peace, Confidence

How motivated are you to get up and go to work each day? Do you have peace in what you do? How confident are you in your position? Many believers struggle to answer those questions. Perhaps you are one of them. In Christ, we have the unique advantage of knowing a certain future and the […]

Parental Wisdom in Career Choices

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go… This rhyme from Dr Seuss is a motivating reminder to choose the right path for […]

Choosing the Right Major

“You’re braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think.” At least that’s what The Pooh Storybook claims. But, based on rising student loan debt I have some doubts. College is an expensive place to determine the calling on one’s life. But, every fall, countless students leave home without a clue. They take […]

Debt-Free Degree

I have some great news for you! Regardless of your current financial standing, your children can graduate from college debt-free!   I’m not saying it’ll be easy, but it is absolutely possible. Unfortunately, more people listen to the wisdom of the world than that of the Bible. And our culture tells us student loans are […]

Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school shopping can be costly, both financially and emotionally. Children feel peer pressure to have the “right” stuff and that influences us as parents. The writer of Hebrews said, “Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have…”’ Teach this truth in love to your children and it’ll give […]