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Making Your Income Last All Month

Running out of money before the end of the month? Don’t worry! We’ve got a solution! If you’re living from paycheck to paycheck you’re in bondage. The sad thing is, you may have never lived differently. Or you may have tasted freedom, but difficult circumstances have you in a temporary bind. The cost of student […]

Reduce Spending to Reduce Debt

Are you workin’ like a dog but, still in debt? Maybe you’ve got a spending problem! Let me give you the bad news first. Consumer debt is expected to rise in 2018. A survey from NerdWallet reported that 41% of people say they spend more than they can afford on items they don’t need. Let […]

Tackling Debt in 2018

Are you familiar with the saying, “Christmas is the season when you buy this year’s gifts with next year’s money.”? It’s an unfortunate truth for many whose credit card bills are coming due right now. If your bills are stacking up, here’s what you do! Face the facts… take responsibility… and pay them off. How? […]

Maintaining a Good Credit Score

You and I should maintain good credit scores. Today, I share why and how. Good stewardship means we are wise money managers especially when it comes to borrowing and repaying.  If you have a low credit score, it could mean you have borrowed too much, are struggling to pay it back or have been in […]

Understanding Your Credit Score

Do you understand  your credit score? Your credit score is a number between 300 and 850 with the higher number being the better score. It is determined by a collection of information on your use of credit such as Credit accounts (past and current loans, credit cards, mortgages, store cards, etc.) and Payment history (timeliness […]

Becoming a Saver

Are you a saver? Benjamin Franklin was. He said, “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.” Franklin knew that what you save is just as important as what you earn. The Bible teaches that too, which is why Christians should practice saving money on a regular basis. This includes those who […]

Steps to Debt Freedom

Are you ready to get out of debt? A Former Chess Grand Master, (Charles A. Jaffe), said, “It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s your spending habits.” Our lifestyles determine our spending habits which determine the kind of stewards we are. Most Americans are trapped in a lifestyle of debt. They are held […]

SMART Goal Setting

How are you doing on your financial goals so far? Financial goals  provide us with vision and direction to help us to become better stewards. They grant purpose, help us see progress and ultimately help us feel better about our life. To change an old habit, you must create a new one. Those who’ve been […]

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