What is a housing allowance? Am I eligible for one? What does it mean for my finances? Many ministers find themselves asking these types of questions. But the answers’ complexity often leaves them feeling stressed, frustrated, and even more lost. It doesn’t have to be this way.
The relationship is serious. The word “marriage” is now used freely by both of you. Everything seems perfect.
But then your spouse introduces a new word to your relationship’s vernacular—prenup. And the world suddenly stops. Is it right? Is it wrong? You’re not sure what to think. All you know is you’re filled with questions and, for some reason, a sense of hurt.
Black Friday is already here. Not the day. But the sales.
Historically, Black Friday sales were on, well, Friday. But now, the sales are on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday…you get the idea. Black Friday is now more of a season than a day. Which means you have an even greater opportunity to find yourself in January with a little bit of Christmas debt and a lot of Christmas regret.
So how do you avoid being one of those individuals who spends more than they should this year? You need a strategy. And here are some ways to do it.
Have you ever walked out of a grocery store with five more items that you did not intend to purchase? Sure, we all have.
And grocery stores hope that we will continue to do so. I mean, they are in business to make a profit.
To encourage shoppers to spend more, grocery stores employ strategies that they hope will get you to buy that item or items that you didn’t anticipate purchasing. What are some of their strategies? Here are five—