Recommended Articles in the Christian Financial Help category
In life, there may be times where you feel alone. Do not despair, for God is with you. At times we all need a little reminder of God’s presence and His love for us. John 3:16, arguably the most well known verse of the Bible, tells us: For God so loved the world that He […]
There are over 1.1 million public charities in the United States, and more than 55,000 new ones were launched in the year 2011, according to the IRS. All of these organizations purport to do good work and make a difference, so how do you decide which ones are the best charities to donate to?
Let’s be honest, we have all received some homemade Christmas gifts that never saw the light of day again – sometimes they are well intentioned and so we might not care that our peppermint-scented ruler holder won’t get too much use. The thought and love behind it makes up for it’s lack of usefulness…
For many of us, our smartphone is the greatest productivity tool we’ve ever owned. Apps like Todoist, Evernote, and Dropbox make it easier than ever to plan, stay organized, and keep track of our lives. At the same time, our cell phone can be one of our greatest enemies. An interruption from a cell phone […]
It seems like every day you get a new credit card application in the mail. One promises 10% cash back on Amazon purchases. Another promises free airline miles. And yet another offers you rewards from your favorite department store every time you make a purchase. You begin thinking — if you make every purchase on a cash […]
Time is running short. You need to prepare now. It will not be long until Father Christmas is saddling up his reindeer. Today is the day to decide to make 2010 a debt free Christmas. In fact, you are more likely to get through Christmas without any new consumer debt if you set your Christmas budget now. So let’s get started!
We live in a society where instant gratification is a state of mind, a way of life. And, we have incredible debts as a result. Debts that weigh heavy on our shoulders. As I remember conversations I have had with my Grandma, I noticed my way of looking at money is very different than how […]
I’ve been trying to cut the cable cord for years. If it were up to me, I’d be satisfied with Netflix and Amazon Prime. But I’m married, and I have kids. And my husband and son are both sports fanatics. A few years ago, we cut out cable as an experiment for one year. After […]
It’s unfortunate that so many people don’t consider life insurance to be very important. They’re much more concerned with health insurance and auto insurance, since the need for such coverages is usually more immediate. Life insurance doesn’t seem important until it becomes necessary, and then it becomes critical! That’s because you can’t buy life […]
Dissension in marriage is often caused by conflicting financial priorities. So if you want to experience greater harmony and unity in your marriage, you won’t go wrong by finding ways to create greater harmony and unity in your finances.
Who doesn’t want to be more loving, joyful, at peace, patient, kind, full of goodness, faithful, gentle, and self-controlled? Each of those are the fruit that the Bible says we should be bearing (John 15:16). I know I would love to see each one of those more in my own life – wouldn’t you? So, what do we need to do to bear more fruit?
An email came in asking a question on a very important topic: handling the disasters that hit when you’re in the process of getting your financial situation under better control, but haven’t yet reached paydirt. Donna asks: ‘… what about those times when I’m doing everything right – created the budget and staying on it, […]
It is amazing what just an extra $100/month can do for your finances. And on one hand it can seem like a really difficult thing to accomplish, but in reality it can be pretty easy. There have been countless things I have done over the years to earn some extra cash. So today we have […]
Job loss. A lay off. Fraud. Getting fired. Robbery. Legal Issues. Credit card debt. In a moment, any of these instantaneous events can shatter your financial plan. At times these events do not come alone, but they come in groups – event after event. Unfortunately, life is filled with disappointment, frustration, and surprise. So what […]