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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 […]

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 […]

Control Your Spending Level

Have you ever thought, “Man, if I could just earn a little more money, life would sure be a lot easier. I could save more, give more, and our finances wouldn’t be so tight all the time. Well, actually, most people have said that at one time or the other. Some go so far as […]

What To Do With Foreign Currency

Have you collected any foreign currency? I’ve accumulated currency from traveling throughout various countries. I doubt that any is really collectible or even valuable. It was cheaper to hold onto it than paying exchange rates at the airport. Now there are several things you can do with foreign currency. If you think coins have some […]

Economic Value of Community

Are you struggling financially? A trusted community is priceless when facing financial pain. They’ll hold up your arms when you’re weary and walk with you through financial challenges. Wise people can help us heal and grow strong. Don’t let pride keep you from moving forward and discovering what God has for you. Collapse yourself upon the […]

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 […]

Crazy Money Day! Internships

It’s Crazy Money Day! In April, Glassdoor released its list of top paying internships. They collected data between February 2021 and 2022. Tech occupied 17 of the 25 highest paying internships with most positions in software engineering or development. Finance and accounting internships were also listed. Gaming companies offered the highest pay with a median […]

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 […]

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