A Cost Cutting Mindset

Are you trying to make ends meet, save for an emergency fund, plan for retirement, pay off debt or cut expenses? All of these…..

Debt Payoff Plans

Paying off debt is a lot like going a diet. There are many ways to do it and some seem simple and easy like…..

10 Easy Steps to Improve Your Monthly Budget

It’s easy to think that one day we will have enough money. We’ll be satisfied, happy and content. But that one day will never…..

26 Weeks until Christmas

26 Weeks Till Christmas

  Breaking News … This year … Christmas will be in December!  As you probably know all too well, the holiday season can be…..

Mid-Year Tax Review

We are a few months past tax time, and as usual there were lots of complaints. One of those complaints is that taxes are…..

Birthdays on a Budget

A child’s birthday should be fun, but not so over the top that it drains the family finances. The focus should be on thoughtful…..

Master Your Money

In our culture, our faith is disconnected from the more secular aspects of life. We spend one hour a week in church and worship…..

Learning to be Content

There was a recent article in our newspaper titled “Despite Having Nothing I am Happy.” It was about a couple who experienced Hurricane Maria…..

Heal Financial Infidelity

Couples saying their wedding vows don’t promise to be completely honest about all financial information from this day forward. Maybe they should, because not…..

The Benefits of Using a Financial Planner – Part 2

John Kennedy, CFP® has been our guest for the last two weeks on the Manage Your Money God’s Way podcast. Last week we talked about…..

The Benefits of Using Financial Planner: Part 1

Would you give yourself a root canal? Probably not! You may think it’s crazy to pay a financial planner to keep track of your…..

Keep your Old Car or Replace it?

Would you be better off repairing your current car, or is it really time to buy another one? There’s no clear-cut answer to this…..