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The Perils of Poor Planning

Your credit card statements from Christmas have probably arrived by now. Are you troubled by the financial hole you’ve created? As Crown’s late founder Larry Burkett tells us today, many of our financial difficulties come from neglecting one simple principle.         Now, you can eliminate daily money stress with a savings app […]

Hard Work: Aesop’s Farmer and His Sons

Aesop’s Fable The Farmer and His Sons has a lesson that’s applicable today.  A rich old farmer was dying.  Before passing from this life, he gave his sons some final instructions. The farmer told his sons that there was a hidden treasure buried on the land. They would surely find it if they searched for […]

Learn To Give

Do you enjoy giving? Or do you always run short of funds to share?  Giving reveals the state of our heart. It tests our obedience to and dependence upon Christ. Moses taught the Israelites to give for a specific reason, “that you may learn to revere the Lord your God always.” (Deuteronomy 14:23) Revere means to honor, worship […]

  It’s Build Your Savings Day and Presidents Day! President’s Day has  become a day to shop, but in March 1863, Lincoln proclaimed a fast saying: “…We’ve been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We’ve been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We’ve grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no […]

Crazy Money – Most Credit Cards Ever

It’s Crazy Money Day! Do you know the number of the most credit cards issued to someone? The largest collection of valid credit cards is held by a man with 1,497! Can you imagine? Now the average number of cards Americans carry varies between 2 and 5 depending on survey questions. If you carry multiple […]

Most Loving Thing You Can Do Tomorrow

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Want to know how to make an eternal impact?  Valentine’s Day is a holiday to celebrate romantic love. Now, I’m not against romance by any means, but there’s a way to demonstrate love to your family and God that can impact generations. It’s committing yourself to being a Godly steward. Jesus […]

Need Hope?

Finances got you down? You need some Hope!  About this time of year, it’s easy to lose hope and get depressed over the state of your finances. Maybe you haven’t reached your goals or kept your New Year’s resolutions, but don’t give up. Becoming a steward takes practice. Lots of practice!  A toddler learns to […]

Valentine Ideas

Valentine’s Day is Friday. Have you made plans? Last year Valentine’s Day consumer spending was estimated to reach 20 billion dollars! Consumers were surveyed and chocolate, candy or food treats took the top spot, followed by flowers, then jewelry.  Now, those things add up fast. If you’re committed to stewarding your money well this year, […]

Savings Day – HSA’s

  It’s Savings Monday! Do you have a health savings account? It’s possible you’re not maximizing the benefits! A health savings account, otherwise known as an HSA, is a tax-advantaged savings account that helps you pay for medical expenses. It’s paired with a high-deductible health plan available for use now and in the future. Once […]

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