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Lost Income – Don’t Lose Hope!

Need to up your income? If you’ve lost a job or source of income, don’t lose hope. In April, CNBC shared the story of  Graham Cochrane. He lost his job back in 2009 when he was 26. He’d been working 9-5 as an audio engineer while freelancing for indie artists on the side. At 26, […]

Cash Stuffing

Have you heard of “cash stuffing”? TikTokers are obsessed with a popular money-saving method called “cash stuffing.” The hashtag #cashstuffing has over 300 million views on TikTok. Thankfully people are discovering that using cash makes tracking and saving money easier. It’s a simple, free way to budget and form positive money habits. Cash Stuffing is […]

Responding to Loss

How God’s people respond to a financial loss should be very different than how the world responds to a loss. We learn a lot about ourselves when it happens. Today, Crown’ founder, the late Larry Burkett, tells the story of a successful real estate developer who lost everything during an economic downturn in the 70’s. […]

Traditional Burials

Have you made burial plans? Traditional burials can run close to $10,000 or more. Let’s examine some of the costs. Going through a funeral home can cost you $1,500. This includes the fee for a director, staff, and death certificates. If you want to prepare the body for viewing, it’s another $1,500, plus the cost […]

Pricing Burials – Cremations

What will they do with your body? Death is typically an emotional experience for any family. That’s why it’s important to research and plan for the body ahead of time. Decisions have financial ramifications. Simple planning will assist loved ones in the future. Some want to save money and elect for a cremation. The average […]

Love God – Not Money

God knows the heart.  Some people try to manipulate God for great gain. Take Simon, a professed convert to Christianity. In the Book of Acts, Simon watched Peter and John place their hands on a group of new believers, who then received the Holy Spirit. Simon offered the men money saying, “Give me also this […]

Prep While You Can

Are you financially preparing for the times we’re in?  There’s plenty of reasons to be financially wise these days. There are supply chain issues, inflationary pressures, and the prospect of worldwide food shortages. We don’t know if, when, or how these will affect us. However, taking simple steps today will enable us to confidently face […]

Crazy Money! Golf Pro Scottie Scheffler

It’s Crazy Money Day! It’s been said that Scottie Scheffler had a perfect golf swing at the age of 5. Early in the mornings, before sunrise, young Scottie and his 3 sisters would get up to hit golf balls while their dad held a flashlight. When the family moved to Highland Park, Texas, Scottie continued […]

DIY Moving Tips

Are you moving this summer? My wife and I have moved a lot, and if a move is on your horizon, I’ve got a few tips for you. Start decluttering now! You’ll have less to pack and move. Go through each room of your home and decide what to keep. Then sell, donate or trash […]

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 […]