Blog Archives

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 […]

Exposing Your Children to God’s Financial Truth

If you have children at home, they’ll be out the door and on their own before you know it, and they’ll be facing some of the same financial decisions that you face. Today, Crown’s founder, the late Larry Burkett, offers counsel that will help you send them out prepared to avoid some common financial mistakes. […]

Should Teens Have a Credit Card?

Is your teen ready for a credit card? There are a number of things you want to teach your children before they  leave home. Today, our founder, the late Larry Burkett, shares the story of a man who learned the hard way that neglecting one of those lessons can have serious consequences.   If you’ve […]

Raising Financially Independent Children

Trying to raise financially independent children?  Third John 1:4 says, “I have no greater joy than to see my children walking in the Truth.” Amen to that!  But I would add my own corollary…I have no greater relief than to see my children able to pay their own way when they become adults. We all […]

Stewarding Health: Nature Prescriptions

I love walking with my grandchildren. Walking with children opens our eyes to their world and things adults take for granted. Unfortunately, many children were kept at home during Covid, some for days on end. Parents often used screens for babysitters.  Some pediatricians report a 30 to 60-pound weight gain in their patients. Now these […]

1 2 3 8