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Does God Need Our Tithes?

Does God Need Our Tithes?

Hey Chris, I’m a single mom. My daughter and I are doing all right, but things are always tight for us. I grew up in church and have always heard that I should tithe but truthfully, I always have more month than money, so I just do what I can. I don’t want to feel […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Financial Lack

Breaking the Cycle of Financial Lack

Dear Chris,  I really want to be debt free! I hate the extra stress that living paycheck to paycheck brings to my family, but I just can’t seem to stick with any budgeting plan long enough to see major results. Worse yet, I’m actually making more money now than I was a few years ago, […]

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5 Steps to Help You Spring Clean Your Credit

5 Steps to Help You Spring Clean Your Credit

As Winter departs, a number of you will go through the process of Spring cleaning. Traditionally this includes sprucing up your residence, organizing an overcrowded closet, and taking spiritual inventory as Easter/Resurrection Sunday approaches. I’d like to recommend that you also include your credit as part of your Spring cleaning list. Here are three reasons […]

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Be SELFISH This Season

Be SELFISH This Season

Even though Christmas may be over, the holiday sales (and belated gifting) are still in full effect. Let LaShawne Holland’s article encourage you in your spending, or should we say, the lack thereof. Happy Holidays! In this season of giving – and SPENDING – I want to encourage you to give to yourself. In all […]

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When Blessing You Is Cursing My Wallet!

When Blessing You Is Cursing My Wallet!

Lately I’ve received numerous emails and social media inquiries concerning how to handle constantly loaning money to family and friends or not being able to say “NO” to giving money to family and friends. Over 60% of the inquiries were because helping the family member meant not paying a bill or the lender emptying out […]

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The Character of Credit

The Character of Credit

It’s Time to Know the Score I grew up in a house where my grandfather paid cash for everything. He was an employee and an entrepreneur. He didn’t believe in paying interest on anything. He built his home debt free, his family owned 167 acres of land debt free, and he paid for his cars in cash every […]

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Why Leaving a Legacy for Your Kids Matters

Why Leaving a Legacy for Your Kids Matters

You can’t take it with you when you die, so spend it all now. Maybe you’ve heard something like that said before. Basically, spend all your money now because you can’t take it to the grave! But that type of thinking is so backward and selfish. What about your kids? What about your grandkids? What […]

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WATCH: Financial Architect, LaShawne Holland chats with Gospel Today

WATCH: Financial Architect, LaShawne Holland chats with Gospel Today

Isn’t it time you dealt with the root issues that keep you from achieving the lasting financial success you so desperately need?! This enlightening conversation with Financial Architect and Gospel Today Columnist, LaShawne Holland will help you uncover the missing pieces of your financial puzzle by suggesting some ways of thinking and acting that might surprise you. Listen […]

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Money Doesn’t Cheat, People Do!

Money Doesn’t Cheat, People Do!

Over the last 20 years, I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with many couples in the area of finances. It’s amazing that when people get born again, they misunderstand that their poor financial habits aren’t instantaneously “born again” as well. The same bad habits you formed when you were single follow you into […]

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The Biggest Budget Busters

The Biggest Budget Busters

When it comes to getting our finances in order, so many of us mean well but continue to make mistakes that will only set us back further. Maybe you work hard to get out of debt, but your month always seems to be longer than your money. Perhaps you find yourself bogged down with unnecessary […]

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Are You a Financial TITAN or TYKE?

Are You a Financial TITAN or TYKE?

How you think produces what you get! Many people are unaware that there are two types of laws of money or principles that govern your financial success. What it takes to be successful financially is fundamental. You don’t need an IQ of 180+ to achieve financial success, but you do need the right money mindset in […]

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