It’s a terrible feeling that most of us have experienced.
We look to find our credit card in its typical spot, but the card is not there. Or maybe you notice you unintentionally left your purse or wallet out in a public area. When you go back to get it, the purse or wallet is gone.
The theft or loss of a credit card can be frustrating and stressful.
Each person should do as he has decided in his heart—not reluctantly or out of compulsion, since God loves a cheerful giver (2 Corinthians 9:7).
Recently, I spoke with a guy who struggled with this verse. He was a Christian. And he gave to his local church. But he admitted that his giving wasn’t always cheerful. He didn’t give begrudgingly. It just wasn’t cheerful.
Have you considered attending The College at Southeastern in Wake Forest, North Carolina?
College students typically graduate with more than a degree—they graduate with a load of debt.
If you talk to a college student today, you will notice that debt accumulation has been normalized. For college students, debt has become as common as ramen noodles.
This is a guest post by Robby Scholes. Robby is the Special Gifts Officer in the Alumni and Financial Development Office at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Certified Financial Planner. He and his wife, Cherie, have been married for 5 years. You can follow him on Twitter at @robbyscholes
A career opportunity arises in a new city.
Met with a mix of excitement and anxiety, the first natural reaction is to imagine living in this new place. The new compensation package is larger than your current role, immediately driving assumptions about the lifestyle possibilities, opportunities for increased generosity, and new savings goals you will finally be able to meet by taking this new role.
“If I just had more money…”
It’s a common statement. You probably have said it before. You look at your financial picture and assume that the answer to your struggles is more money. More money would solve everything.