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Even though there are signs that the job market and economy are improving, a new report from Springleaf Financial has found that 40 percent of all Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Somewhat surprisingly, that group spans across education levels and salary amounts. In fact, 25 percent of people with graduate degrees “couldn’t miss a single month of paychecks without having to borrow or sell assets.” The report also revealed that nearly a quarter of all Americans have less than $250 in their bank accounts by the time pay day rolled around. As this recent piece from The Atlantic shows, because of factors like debt, millennials are increasingly unlikely to have any money saved. Though part of the point of the survey was to show the importance of saving, it also reveals the still-fragile state of the economy when it comes to the finances of individual Americans ... Discuss

Should Christians Be Rich?

3 things Christians need to remember about money and faith. 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

How to Get Out of Debt the Right Way

Three real-life scenarios of debt, budgeting and financial strife—and how to escape. Read More

The Real Reasons You're Bad with Money

Getting to the root of spending problems. Read More

The deficit-reduction committee selected to reevaluate U.S. spending and raise the debt ceiling have been deliberating for months. But negotiations have collapsed, and the committee is expected to formally announce their failure to reach a deal later today. Meanwhile, the national debt hovers around a hefty $15 trillion ...