Have you ever tried to actually use what you have before you go to the store? The new year is wonderful for fresh starts, but unfortunately not everything can automatically be made new just because the calendar changes. And one of the things that follows us into the... Sometimes it’s better to spend the money and not be frugal. I totally believe in being responsible financially. I’m a complete Dave Ramsey fanatic, and I love encouraging people to get out of debt and start building wealth–so that we have more... The job market for young people is really tough out there. And that means that for many marriages just starting out, there’s a whole level of stress that wasn’t there as much for people in my generation or my parents’ generation. It’s... How exactly do our money habits as a couple affect what God does? I shared recently in my parenting newsletter (you can sign up for my parenting and marriage newsletters here!) and on social media my post about how to teach kids what life costs. And because of...If you’re hoping and praying your kids go to college, how are you planning for college to be paid for? About a month ago I was out in British Columbia celebrating some family birthdays when my cousin-in-law said something interesting. He said, “Nobody ever... If you’re married to an unmotivated husband who doesn’t want to work, what do you do? Every Monday I like to post a reader question and take a stab at answering it! This week I’ve got two reader questions that all revolve around the same theme:...