The two most important financial principles

A year ago, I thought I understood finances. Then, my husband switched jobs and didn’t get added to the payroll for two months. When he finally started getting paid, they found a lame excuse to let him go. In the months since then, the only thing I know for sure is that YHVH has provided […]

Lessons learned with no paycheck

There are several circumstances in life that can result in not getting a paycheck, from job loss, to severe injuries, to the death of a spouse. For us, it was the transition to a new job that left us without a paycheck for two months. Just when I thought I knew something about finances, I […]

Need or want?

My mother-in-law, Marcia, was raised after World War II, and when she was married, she was fully responsible for using their money wisely. She had a set amount of money to use for groceries, and learned how to purchase enough food for five people. Her top piece of financial advice is to question every purchase […]

An open hand

My desire is for you to free yourself from the stress that poor financial decisions can bring. I understand what it feels like to lie awake at night because I don’t know how I’m going to pay a bill. I remember that sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach when I opened the mail. […]