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Prepping Students for Financial Independence

Is your college student prepared to handle finances?  College is often the first-time young people are in control of their finances. Unfortunately, many are unprepared. Here’s how you can help. Create a reasonable budget together. Emphasize the dangers of credit cards and how using cash reduces frivolous spending. They may like the envelope system. TikTokers even […]

Save Money by Knowing Your Child

Did you know that understanding your child’s design can actually save you money? College freshmen often select majors that don’t match their interests. Many make the decision before they really know what to study. If they want to change their major it costs extra time and money! The solution is to know your children and […]

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 […]

Generational Impact

Are you a faithful radio listener? We’d been looking for used cars to replace our youngest son’s Camry. One Saturday, we drove to a dealership to see their inventory. We got in a nice used car with a salesman, and I turned on the radio. My Money Life was playing! What a surprise! Two days […]

Dam or Sprinkler?

Are you a dam or a sprinkler? I once heard that we handle money either like a dam or like a sprinkler. A dam stores up water. Whereas a sprinkler evenly distributes water across an entire area. Perhaps you are a dam, storing up and only allowing the extra to trickle off the top. If […]

Helping Your Child Discover Their Vocation

Do you have young children? What do they want to be when they grow up? Today, Crown’s founder, the late Larry Burkett reminds parents that helping your child discover God’s plan for their life begins now.   Are you struggling with credit card debt? I recommend Christian Credit Counselors. They’ll create a debt management plan […]

Fulfill Your Vows

Do you take your vows seriously? The Bible makes it very clear that a vow or promise of any kind is not to be taken lightly. Once we’ve given our word, it becomes a binding contract to be fulfilled. So, before agreeing to any terms, we must carefully consider the consequences. This concept is rarely […]

Rest Impacts Finances

Do you struggle to rest? I’m not good at resting. Our heavenly Father rested after he created the world and He gave us the Sabbath to rest. The problem is that many of us don’t really know how. Forbes reports that despite a nearly $65 billion a year sleep aid market, millions of Americans are […]

Driven By Success

Are you driven by the desire for success?  Today, Crown’s founder, Larry Burkett, talks about living with the right priorities.   If you’ve been blessed with My MoneyLife, I invite you to discover the Crown Stewardship Podcasts. They focus on helping you find freedom in your finances and career. You can subscribe on Spotify and […]

Peacemaking Guards Your Marriage

How’s your marriage doing? The NYPost reports that happily married people live longer, have lower rates of cancer, stroke and heart attack and tend to be less stressed overall. Susannah Cahalan wrote that getting divorced can make you sick and even lead to an early death. The average cost of getting divorced is now $15,000 […]

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