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Appreciating Your Spouse’s Uniqueness

Does your spouse’s different way of looking at finances – or life in general drive you crazy? Today, Crown’s founder, the late Larry Burkett, tells the story of one couple’s tension-filled trip to a conference, when the husband finally understood the value of his wife’s perspective.   Between now and November 30th, with your gift […]

Others Can Help Us Achieve Financial Goals

Do you think you’ll achieve your financial goals all by yourself?  Many people set financial goals, but they struggle to keep them because they attempt to do it all alone. Solomon offered helpful advice in Ecclesiastes 4:9-12. He said, “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either […]

Peacemaking Keeps Your Marriage

How’s your marriage doing? The New York Post 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 […]

Learning To Compromise

Do you see compromise as a weakness, as a poor solution to any problem or do you see it as a means to build bridges and keep the peace? Too often in our marriages, we look to see who will win the argument vs who is willing to see value in each other’s opinions.  Today, […]

You Need a Financial Plan

Is your financial plan by design or default? You do have a financial plan…don’t you? A solid financial plan helps you fulfill your life purpose and align yourself with Biblical values of prosperity. Satan works overtime to prevent you from planning and discourages couples along the way. Confusion can be thwarted when two people come […]

Discover Your Purpose

Have you bought into the American dream? Are you working as hard as you can, to make as much money as you can, to retire as soon as you can, to entertain yourself as long as you can? Well, that was my interpretation of the American dream, and I was wrong. It led me way […]

Worry Is Financial Bondage

Are you debt-free, financially well-prepared for the future, with money in the bank – but you still worry and wring your hands about your finances? As Crown’s founder the late Larry Burkett points out, that anxiety might reveal a serious problem.    Well thank you Larry…If you’ve been blessed with My MoneyLife, I invite you […]

Trapped By Your Finances?

Do you feel trapped by your finances? There’s a reason why Proverbs says, “The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.” (Proverbs 22:7)Are you trying to escape the burden of debt, but just can’t find a way out? The English author Charles Dickens knew this pain. His father […]

Financial Lies – the Root of Money Problems

Think your marriage suffers from financial problems?  Many Christian couples struggle with the same problems as the world – debt, poor purchasing decisions, and living paycheck to paycheck until they share the same beliefs about money. Their financial problems are the fruit of the issue. Financial lies are the root. Most financial training focuses on […]

Are You Over-Housed?

Are you among the over-housed in America? It’s been said that we only use 40% of our living space. Yet, Americans carry high mortgages and the stress of financial burdens. More is not always better. A small home is typically less expensive, easier to maintain and faster to pay off. Over-housing is the concept of […]

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