Whether it’s because of out-of-control credit card use or the pandemic’s economic crunch, people need to know more about finance. The FDIC recommends “Smart Money for Adults,” with class materials for students and teachers available for free.
For many people, the answer to unpaid bills and maxed-out credit cards is more money. Funny, but more money generally means only more bills. Living within your means is a longer-term solution and one that can provide peace and satisfaction. Learn this for yourself and teach others! Frugality Magazine explains the principles. (Photo: Varkle69, Creative […]
Are you helping congregants fully maximize their desire to support your church’s ministries? Consider using the information in this Charity Navigator article to facilitate a conversation about the tax benefits of giving. If you don’t educate and don’t ask, congregants are not likely to invest as fully as possible in your faith community. (Photo: Creative […]
This six-week series of sermons, bible study and children’s messages will help teach folks not only the spiritual side of money, but also how to manage their household income more effectively. Prepared by the United Methodist Foundation of Western North Carolina, this 87-page guide provides everything you need. (Photo: Filip Pticek, Creative Commons)
In the seemingly affluent United States, out-of-control debt is sort of a quiet monster. It’s sleeping in the suburbs, lurking in the cities, and stalking many working Christians. The good news is that some wise churches are taking on this monster, helping God’s people to manage their money and teaching them how to put their […]