Financial Help


Recommended Articles in the Christian Financial Help category

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7 ways I earn passive income

7 ways I earn passive income

I remember thinking, “You mean you can actually do work one time and get paid over and over again?”  And as someone who knew nothing other than working for an hourly rate, this was a truly fascinating idea. It was 10 years ago, and it was the first time I was presented with the idea of […]

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Clean and Repair your Credit Report

A step-by-step guide to help you clean and repair the errors on your credit report

The following article was written by our CFP® friend Neal Frankle. He is the chief editor of WealthPilgrim.com.   Nobody’s perfect. You aren’t and neither am I. But neither are the credit bureaus who compile your credit history or the creditors who report to those bureaus. If you have some splotches on your credit report […]

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How I Got Out Of The Rat Race

An honest look at what it took to break out of Corporate America to find freedom

A little over a year ago I ventured out into self-employment after spending much of the previous decade in the “Rat Race”. For most of that time I was a glorified pencil-pusher in the corporate abyss of a Fortune 500 company.
Now that I have spent over a year working for myself I can’t imagine doing anything else. For as trapped and held down as I felt before, I feel the opposite extreme of the joy of freedom. Just to be clear, self-employment has it’s own challenges and difficulties, but I honestly think they pale in comparison to what I went through while spinning my wheels in the Rat Race.

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How To Set Up A Budget With Inconsistent Income

how to set up a budget with inconsistent income

The fact is, it is more difficult to set up a budget when you never know how much you are going to make each month – but it still can (and in my opinion) should definitely be done. I happen to think it is far more important for those with irregular income to set up a budget because of the quick damage that can be caused if you don’t…

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4 Simple Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

4 simple things you can do to pay off your mortgage early... https://christianpf.com/pay-off-your-mortgage-early

Buying a home is a major expense – and a major debt. It’s said it’s the biggest purchase you’ll make in your life. A traditional mortgage loan is repaid over the course of 30 years, but today, some terms call for up to 40 years of repayment. To some, three or four decades seem like an interminable amount of time to take to pay off a debt… These are 4 simple ways to pay off your mortgage early!

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I Remember

I Remember...

I remember when I was living off of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese that was purchased on a nearly-maxxed out credit card. I remember the feeling of hopelessness as I watched my financial life spiral out of control before my eyes…

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25 Top Ways To Save Money (updated for 2017)

25 ways that you can save money by not being normal

25 ways to save money by not doing what “normal” people do. A lot of money can be saved by thinking “outside the box.”

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20 Frugal Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

20 frugal date ideas for Valentines day - and even for after V-day!

Since these days so many people are looking for cheap date ideas that are actually fun, I decided to create a little list of a few…

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3 Easy Ways To File Your State Income Tax Online for Free (2017)

5 free ways to file your STATE taxes for FREE. It is pretty easy to find a free FEDERAL option, but filing state taxes for free can be tough to find.

It isn’t too difficult to find a place to file your federal tax return for free, but finding a service to file your state return for free is another story. Here’s what I found . . . .

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21 Bible Verses for when you need to feel God’s love

21 bible verses for when you need to feel gods love

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 […]

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How to Choose the Best Charities to Donate To

how to choose the best charities to donate to

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?

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9 Homemade Christmas Gifts That Might Actually Get Used

What if there were some Christmas presents you could make and give to people that they would appreciate the thought (more than a gift card), were used and enjoyed, and saved you money to boot?

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…

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10 Ways to Keep your Cell Phone from Running Your Life

10 ways to keep your cell phone from running your life

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 […]

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Should a Christian Use Credit Cards?

Should a Christian use credit cards?

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 […]

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