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Review Your W-4

Are you banking on a tax refund this year? Maybe you should review your W4 and adjust your withholdings. If you earn an income, you probably pay taxes. Now we don’t like them, but it helps to remember that there’s no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.  Withholding too […]

Limbo And Margin

Are you among the 60% of Americans living paycheck to paycheck?  Many Americans have money but no margin.  Now a mental picture can help you gain some margin in your life. Have you ever done the limbo?  We played this when we were kids. The object is to get under the bar without touching it. […]

Eliminate Financial Fear

What’s your greatest financial fear? Anything pop into your mind? Now we all have something we fear…that one terrible thought that scares us to death. Maybe it’s losing your job, becoming disabled, going bankrupt, or unable to make a mortgage payment. Maybe you’re living your financial nightmare right now. Want to face your fear and eliminate […]

Savings Day – Set SMART Goals

It’s Build Your Savings Day! Have you made saving goals for the year?  A saving goal grants vision and direction to help us become better money managers. It gives purpose, helps us see progress and grants confidence. To change an old habit, you have to create a new one. Three things are important to remember: […]

Investing In What Really Lasts

Did you know that one man’s ability to dig ditches changed the world? R. G. LeTourneau invented some of the world’s best earth-moving machinery. In fact, during World War II, 70% of the equipment used was his, but with his fortune, he invested in the kingdom of God. Consider what Crown’s founder, the late Larry […]

How To Retire With Money In The Bank

Stewards think about their future. Do you? Wise stewards set strategic financial goals to prepare for the future. Many people say they’ll just never retire, but the Bible tells us to save and invest because we don’t know what tomorrow may bring, and who doesn’t want to leave some kind of an inheritance for their […]

Remember The Poor

Are you making financial plans this year? Did you remember the poor?  It’s easy to get so consumed with planning for our own needs that we forget others, but God wants us to serve the hurting, the weak and those who need hope and encouragement. That means getting out of our comfort zone and letting […]

Be Cautious – Seek Counselors

Did you grow up hearing “Be Careful!” when you started driving? I did! And there’s a reason… With age comes experience. Hopefully some wisdom too. We naturally want to spare our loved ones from the pain of mistakes.  God, our Heavenly Father, expresses His heart throughout Scripture, and we should heed His warnings or all […]

Saving Day – Pack Your Lunch

Do you have the post-Christmas blues? We’re here to help because it’s Build Your Savings Day!  Savers are planners. They make sacrifices to reach their goals, and savings outweigh the forfeit of temporary pleasures. You just have to keep doing it long enough to see the benefit! The key is spending less than you make. […]

$120,000 Debt Paid Off

It’s Crazy Money Day, and today we’ll see how a young couple paid off a mountain of debt in under 3 years! Quenton and Marchelle Ross had $120,000 in combined student loan debt, and it was a huge burden.  So, they got serious. Quenton said they cut back wasteful spending, going out to eat, buying […]

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