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Many of us are asking three questions today in regard to our work: Should I just be responsible and get a paycheck anywhere I can? Should I pursue my passion and find work that I love? Should I forget about money and devote myself to a worthy cause?

Fortunately, we don’t have to choose. And we’ll have more success if we don’t settle for less than combining all three elements. Read More

In these shaky times, the question of whether or not you should be renting or buying your home isn't as clear cut as it used to be. So went to Crown Financial Ministries CEO Chuck Bentley to get the straight answer on when you should be looking to buy and when you should be looking to rent. Read More

We all undergo stress at some point in our lives. Healthy stress acts like the fuel that moves us through the difficult times of life. It gives us motivation and keeps us from staying stagnant.

Stress is our body’s way of protecting us by sending chemicals that keep us alert, aware and focused in times of danger and need. You may have heard this commonly called the “fight or flight” response. Read More

Saving, spending, budgeting, balancing—it all seems overwhelming, but Chuck Bentley breaks financial smarts down to a simple equation. Read More

Rejection hurts. How do you recover from that awkward moment when you put your cards on the table, and your declaration is returned with—"Let's just be friends"? Licensed therapist Debra Fileta recommends three things. Read More

The reason many people have trouble prospering is a simple lack of integrity, a lack of truthfulness. Think about it for a minute: We have all told lies; we have all struggled with whether to take the heat that being completely honest will eventually bring. Being honest means reporting all our income at tax time, communicating openly with family, not stealing from the office and following through on appointments and promises. The Bible talks about “the little foxes that spoil the vines” (Song of Solomon 2:15, NKJV). Read More