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Don’t Spend More Than You Make

  I have a simple principle for you to never EVER go into debt   Ready for this?   Don’t spend more than you make!   That’s it! If you never spend more money than you make you’ll never go into debt. But I know it is easier said than done! It’s normal today to […]

Worried About Retirement Savings

  As a culture, we’ve developed a little bit of a mania about how much we need for retirement savings. Almost a quarter of all Americans are worried they will outlive what they’ve saved. While this is stressful, it’s opportunity for the body of Christ to live by example and behave different than the rest […]

Getting Your Estate in Order

  The Bible declares “A prudent man considers his steps and is crowned with knowledge!” As wise managers, it is important to have our estates in order. Now, even if you don’t have lavish homes and cars, it doesn’t mean you don’t need to make a plan. Don’t forget to consider your land, businesses, homes […]

The Reward of Persistence

  When was the last time you wanted something so bad that you were willing to work really hard for it? In the book, Where the Red Fern Grows, a boy named Billy, wants a pair of dogs. They cost $50 – a lot of money for a 12-year old. So, “on the banks of […]

Trusting God with our Finances

  “Trust in the Lord with all your heart  and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Trusting God with our finances is easier said than done! If you are struggling to make it to the end of the month…. or fighting […]

Leaving an Inheritance

  One of my friends had a sizable estate  but was worried about passing it on to his children. You see, he hadn’t taught them how to handle money wisely. This is the advice i gave him, First, reconsider how much you want to leave to your kids. Proverbs says, “A good man leaves an […]

The Chief End of Man

  What is the chief end of man? To glorify God and enjoy Him forever! We are called to glorify God in every area of our life. We achieve that by abiding in Christ and choosing to obey Him. And that includes how we handle money and possessions. When we delight ourselves in the Lord, […]

The Love of Money

True or false? Money is the root of all evil? It’s FALSE! 1 Timothy 6:10 actually says, For the LOVE of money is a root of all sorts of evil. I understand this from my personal experience – there was a time in my life that I LOVED money. It controlled me in times when […]

Preparing for Retirement

  What are the two best ways to prepare for retirement? Hopefully you guessed saving as one way. And the other is to adjust your standard of living now. Think about this … if you save 10% of your income and pay around 8% for Social Security and Medicare every year, you’ll already be used to […]

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