Crisis Mode

It sometimes seems as if there is a new crisis every day. In recent weeks we’ve had the Orlando Pulse shooting deaths; the attack on the Istanbul airport; the hundred year flood in West Virginia and fires raging in California resulting in loss of life and property. Brexit has lead to many questions about the […]

Emergency Preparedness

Last week we discussed having a Crisis Budget in place in case of losing spending power, income reduction or job loss.  This week I’d like to draw our attention to a different type of emergency, one that requires more than pen and paper to be done correctly.  I’m talking about Emergency Preparedness.   Emergency preparedness […]

Financial Crisis

We regularly talk about managing our money the way God intended. As Catholics, we are called follow Jesus in every area of our lives – even when it comes to our money and possessions. But what happens when we experience a financial crisis? Do we lose faith when our situation seems hopeless? What should we […]

Is a Crisis Coming Your Way?

There are many possibilities for a financial crisis to occur in each of our lives. The best way to handle any type of financial crisis is to figure out how to handle it before it occurs.  We recommend creating a “Crisis Budget”. What’s a crisis budget? It’s your budget, which has been revised to take into […]

Will YOU have a Personal Sequester?

Our Congressional representatives seem to lose any budgeting skills they possessed (I’m giving them the benefit of doubt here) as soon as the final ballots have been counted. Our Congress has allowed the Fiscal Cliff and the resulting Sequester to occur because they don’t seem able to create a balanced budget. Unfortunately, the general public […]