Christmas Got Hijacked

Christmas has been hijacked and has become a heavily marketed secular event in which the pressure to wow family and friends with presents, decorations,…..

Don’t Fool Yourself About Your Finances

Let’s face it, looking at your finances and being totally honest about what you are doing right, what you are doing wrong and what…..

Eliminate Holiday Spending Stress

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday have all come and gone and the Christmas buying season is upon us. Before emptying your…..

Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays as it is the only holiday where we gather for the specific purpose of being thankful to…..

Don’t Go Into Debt for Christmas

Halloween is just finished and we are getting ready for Thanksgiving. Yet all the big box stores have been featuring twinkle lights and Christmas…..

Money Matters in Marriage

When couples say their vows at the altar, they don’t promise to be completely open and honest about all their financial information from this…..

Things Frugal People Never Do

In the many years we have been in this financial ministry, we have discovered some consist things that people who are careful with money…..

Is the Lottery Calling Your Name?

Should a Catholic buy lottery tickets? Is it a sin? But what if I win? Think of all the good things that I could…..

Cheap vs Frugal—Is There a Difference?

What some people call being frugal, other people call being cheap.  But there is a difference between the two. The dictionary definition of cheap…..

Social Security – Will it be There for You?

Well, the answer to the title question is … Maybe!  Depends on how you are thinking about Social Security. If you consider the original…..

Are You Headed for Financial Disaster?

Are you living paycheck to paycheck, worrying about debt collectors or finding it impossible to make ends meet? If you are experiencing financial challenges,…..

How Much Money Does it Take to Feel Wealthy?

Money is a key issue for Americans. Credit Card debt now totals more than $1 Trillion. Student loan debt now totals more than $1.5…..