Get an Extra $100/mo in your Budget Today!

Get an Extra $100/mo in your Budget Today!

Almost every day, someone uses the phrase “I can’t afford…” to me. I try to smile politely and express my sympathy, but the truth is I’m burning up inside. The feeling of hopelessness that comes when many people look at their budget induces anxiety, keeps them from...
The Power of not doing your ‘Best’

The Power of not doing your ‘Best’

I declined another job offer this week. It would have tripled my market place income, gotten me back ‘in the game’. It’s the third time this year that I’ve said ‘no’ to making more. Perhaps, you’ve heard an old adage about how Christians should think about money and...
The Economics of a Picky eater

The Economics of a Picky eater

The Problem of a Picky eater If you’re like me, you’ve spent more than one evening at the dining table, coaxing, cajoling, threatening and bribing your kid to eat their dinner. Maybe you’ve even pulled the tried, but true “starving kids in Africa” routine. Here we’ll...
Stimulus Checks and Following Christ

Stimulus Checks and Following Christ

Stimulus checks are soon to be in the mail. Here I’ll unpack some of the highlights and give you a perspective all Christ-follower’s (regardless of your political party) should have on the new injection of Cash. Who Gets the Stimulus Checks? Individual...
How to Stop Worrying About Money

How to Stop Worrying About Money

What is it that those pursuing Financial Independence (FI), or listen to Dave Ramsey, or are searching for Christian Financial Advice really looking for? Most people I talk to don’t actually care about being ‘rich’, they don’t need a thriving business, or a fat bank...
Budgets Don’t Work (here’s why)

Budgets Don’t Work (here’s why)

Why Budgeting Doesn’t Work I have this work out plan right? But I’m pretty sure it’s not working, because I’m not getting skinnier, or stronger, or reducing my stress. So I think I need a new plan. The truth is. Nothing is really wrong with my plan. The problem is: I...
The (Actual) Biblical Way to Budget

The (Actual) Biblical Way to Budget

“I would give to my church, but I’m strapped as it is.” “I’d love to take that course, but I can’t afford it.” “I would totally go to that conference, if my church had a scholarship.” Money (or more specifically the lack of it) keeps us from doing...
Should Christians Aspire to F.I.R.E?

Should Christians Aspire to F.I.R.E?

Financiallly Independent, Retire Early. F.I.R.E is the newest trend in personal finance and pursued by tens of thousands of millennials across the globe. At its core, the idea goes like this: We watched our parents give thirty to forty years of their lives to...