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Debt-Free Vacation

What is your DREAM vacation? A quiet cabin in the woods, an adventure-filled week in the Caribbean, or exploring museums and restaurants throughout Europe? We Americans love vacations! Some people are actually professional vacation-ers. But do we have any idea how much these trips really cost us? I recently learned that on average, Americans take […]

Frustration

Ever had one of those frustrating days? I did a few weeks ago! Between a rude passenger on my flight, a mixup at a restaurant, and a crude hand gesture i received while driving, I started to wonder what I possibly could have done to deserve all of it! Being frustrated about little things in […]

Keeping a Close Eye on Your Finances

It was just a normal day of running errands for Debbie and her 4 kids. They went to the grocery store, and stopped to get gas on the way home. The next day, she checked her bank account and the balance seemed off. Well, Debbie discovered that there was a card skimmer on the gas […]

Motivation, Peace, Confidence

How motivated are you to get up and go to work each day? Do you have peace in what you do? How confident are you in your position? Many believers struggle to answer those questions. Perhaps you are one of them. In Christ, we have the unique advantage of knowing a certain future and the […]

Parental Wisdom in Career Choices

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go… This rhyme from Dr Seuss is a motivating reminder to choose the right path for […]

Working for God’s Glory

You may know someone like Michelle. She loved her job and the success that came with it. For her, 14-hour long days were “normal” for years as she climbed the corporate ladder. But then a verse from the Scripture flipped her world upside down. Psalm 127:2 says – “It is useless for you to work […]

Bucket List

Do you have a bucket list? Maybe you want to visit an exotic country, go skydiving, or become the first to do something.   In life, there seems to be an endless list of exciting or wonderful things that we could see or experience But don’t let those worldly goals prevent you from pursuing the […]

Choosing the Right Major

“You’re braver than you believe and stronger and smarter than you think.” At least that’s what The Pooh Storybook claims. But, based on rising student loan debt I have some doubts. College is an expensive place to determine the calling on one’s life. But, every fall, countless students leave home without a clue. They take […]

Financial Priorities

Gary and Jessica  come from very different backgrounds, and before they got married, their pastor gave them some great advice about money. Their pastor  told Gary and Jessica  that when it comes to finances, Give to God first, Pay Yourself Second, and Pay Everyone Else Third. How simple is that?! When your spiritual priorities are […]

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