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Savings Day – Automatic Deposits

Need help saving more money? Saving protects and prepares us for planned and unexpected expenses. Whether for emergencies, vacation, car, home, or retirement, setting aside money is essential. Everyone can save some amount of money. Even a small amount adds up over time. Most people don’t save because they consistently spend all of their income […]

Crazy Money – Valentine’s Day

It’s Crazy Money Day! Millions of people send roses to express their love on Valentine’s Day. Hundreds of millions of them are produced annually in anticipation of the holiday. Several years ago, Kanye West reportedly gave his wife Kim Kardashian a thousand roses! I wonder if she was impressed. I know it would not impress […]

Global Food Prices Heading Up – How To Save

Is your food bill going up? Newsmax reported that global food prices reached a six-year high in December and are likely to keep rising into 2021. This will add pressure to the many whose budgets are already stretched. If your income remains the same, you’ll need to reduce spending in other budget categories and exercise […]

Give and You’ll Learn To Trust

Tithing is our response to God’s generosity. When we remember our blessings, we’re motivated to give. The Lord asks us to give of our “first-fruits” but entrusts us with 90% to take care of our needs. Matt Tullos gives 16 reasons to tithe to the church. Listen closely: It’s worship, a promise, a teacher, and […]

Where’s Your Hope?

Is money your hope and shield? Think again. King Solomon, the richest man who ever lived said: “Do not wear yourself out to get rich; do not trust your own cleverness. Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings and fly off to the sky like an […]

Savings Day – Where’s Your Primary Account?

What do you consider your primary bank account? Is it your checking account? A money market account? Your retirement savings account? Well, how about your heavenly account? When we give to the work of the Lord, we’re investing in eternity, a kingdom without end. Souls are saved, resources provided, ministries supported, and God is glorified. […]

Creating a Debt Payback Plan

If you’re in debt, it’s tempting to think that simply borrowing just a little more will solve your problem. Today Crown’s founder, Larry Burkett, says that becoming debt-free actually takes a lot of work!   If you’re struggling with credit card debt, and unable to give as you desire, I recommend Christian Credit Counselors. They […]

Humility – A Cornerstone of Financial Wisdom

Humility is a cornerstone of financial wisdom.   Humility impacts the way you think about money, the way you make money, and the way you spend money. 1 Peter 5:5 sayss “All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble’.” God “opposes” those who […]

Use Credit Cards Wisely

I grew up in the age before credit cards. We used layaway or we saved until we could pay cash for purchases. Today, credit cards have become a way of life. You can avoid trouble by remembering Proverbs 22:7 – “The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is a slave to the lender.” […]

Avoid Eviction

Struggling to pay the rent? Newsmax reports that many landlords and their tenants are barely hanging on due to the consequences of the pandemic. Some forecasts estimate that nearly 40 million people could face eviction in the coming months. Unemployment caused by Covid-19 has stretched renters to the limit. Those without financial margin were unprepared […]