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Financial Anxiety – S.O.S.

Do you suffer from financial anxiety? If you find yourself dwelling on “what if” scenarios, I want you to think S.O.S. Stop! Organize! Start! If you’re overspending, accumulating debt, and living with stress to make it to the end of the month, declare that you’ll stop repeating those mistakes. It’s the first step of financial […]

Benefits of a Temporary Job

If you’re looking for a job, I’ve got some advice for you.  Even though not ideal, a temporary job can provide income, relieve despair, and keep you productive. It can fill in gaps in your resume, allow you to explore a field that may prove to be interesting, and even be a step to a […]

Advice for the Unemployed

Are you unemployed? Having been laid off twice in my life, I understand the pain. The job market’s been affected, if not permanently changed, as a result of COVID, but there are plenty of opportunities for those searching for a job. It’s good to prepare yourself for what lies ahead, regardless of whether you’re unemployed […]

Savings Day – Sell Your Stuff!

Trying to build your emergency or vacation fund? Sell some stuff! Garage sales are labor-intensive, but the anticipation of financial reward is a great motivation! Allow yourself several weeks to accumulate everything and gather it in one place. Check your pockets, purses, and drawers for any money, credit cards, or valuables. Advertise like crazy anywhere […]

Crazy Money – Falsifying Resumes

It’s Crazy Money Day! Most people desire to make a good impression when creating a resume. However, desperate people are tempted to lie in a competitive employment market. Some falsify education history and work experience, technical skills or positions held.  It’s not uncommon for hiring managers to find a lie on applicants’ resumes. Here are […]

Guard Your Reputation

Are you full of good intentions but never making headway? Henry Ford said, “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”  Our careers are highly dependent on the reputations we build. They’re established by our priorities. We, as Christians, must establish those priorities apart from what the world calls success. A […]

Faith Not Fear

Fear is a tool that the prince of this world uses to paralyze the effective work of Christians. Many people struggle with fear especially when it comes to their finances. If a Christian examines himself and finds primary attitudes of fear and worry, bondage has occurred. Faith is the opposite of fear. It’s described in […]

Don’t Live For Retirement

Ernest Hemingway said, “Retirement is the ugliest word in the human language.” Retirement provision is something that confuses many Christians. It seems we’ve developed a mania about saving for the future! The world promotes the idea that in retirement we deserve to enjoy ourselves. As a result, many people think they’ll need more money for those […]

Savings Day – Learn to Be Content

Some people say they can’t save because they don’t make enough money. Charles Spurgeon said, “If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled.”   Contentment is an attitude of knowing God’s plan for your life, having the conviction to live it, and believing that God’s peace […]