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You’re Teaching Your Children

What are you teaching your children? A friend of mine loves teaching the Bible to children. One day, she and her grandson, Henry, were role-playing the story of Noah and the flood. She asked him as if he were Noah, “What are you doing, Noah?” Imitating God’s voice she then shouted, “Build the Boat!” Laughing […]

Dream Big

Do you have big dreams? Each of us is uniquely designed and created with a specific purpose. We’re given desires of things we want to accomplish here on earth and when we work as unto God, our work brings glory to Him. The Psalmist says, “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you […]

Observe, Assist Your Child in a Career Choice

Did you grow up with Dr. Seuss? Dr Seuss’s book, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! says:  “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes.  You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  You’re on your own. And you know what you know.  And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to […]

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. […]

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