Satchel Paige once asked, “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you was?”
That’s a good question. Age sneaks up on us, and retirement is a chapter in life that many are unprepared for. People in the world believe retirement is the time in life to withdraw from the demands of work and labor to pursue enjoyment free of obligations, commitments or worries. Fulfilling their desires is a reward for how hard they’ve worked. But, Hugh Welchel, Executive Direc...
Do you worry about outliving your retirement funds?
If you’re worried, you are not alone. Maurie Backman with the Motley Fool says retirement tops the list of Americans’ financial concerns. In 2016, 64% of the population admitted fear in not having enough funds to cover living expenses in retirement. An estimated 33% have no retirement savings at all, and those who are relying on Social Security need to realize that it replaces jus...
Do you love your neighbor?
Martin Luther once said, “A true Christian lives and labors on earth not for himself but for his neighbor; Therefore the whole spirit of his life compels him to do even that which he needs not do, but which is profitable and necessary for his neighbor.” As one who is interested in economic history, it is a little known fact that the global economy remained relatively flat until ...
4 tips to raise your children to become financially independent
Third John 1:4 says, “I have no greater joy than to see my children walking in the Truth.” Amen to that! I would add my own corollary. I have no greater relief than to see my children able to pay their own way when they become adults. We all want to help our children financially, but it is more important to teach them to become financially independent. Here are some tips:
4 Steps to Ask for a Raise
Originally posted on the Christian Post on February 17. To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or clarity. Dear Chuck, I’ve been at my job for a while now, and I know that I make a valuable contribution to my company, but I don’t know how to go about asking...