My 5 for Friday (May 17, 2019)

What are some different ways to approach credit card debt? How do you know when you need to take time off? And is it a bad idea to invest when you’re in debt?

All these questions and more are answered in this week’s My 5 for Friday.

  1. Pay Off Credit Card Debt by Howard Dayton. “The average household with an unpaid balance has about $10,000 in credit card debt.” Howard Dayton gives us three practical steps to take if you find yourself wondering where to start with credit card debt.
  2. Should You Invest When You’re in Debt? by Bob Lotich. Choosing whether or not to invest while in the process of paying off debt can be a difficult one. Bob Lotich shares his thoughts on what would be some good or bad reasons to start investing while paying off debt. It’s worth checking out.
  3. How To Recognize You NEED Some Time Off by Dan Reiland. Everyone needs time off at some point, but sometimes it’s difficult to recognize when. Here, Dan Reiland offers some ways you might be able to tell when it’s time to take a break, as well as some questions to evaluate your personal health.
  4. 11 Questions to Ask Ourselves About Debt by Randy Alcorn. The decision to take on debt is a big one. Before making that decision, check out these questions from Randy Alcorn that will help you evaluate your motivation for going into debt.
  5. Christian Leader: Remember, You Are a Child Before You Are a Boss by Eric Geiger. For Christian leaders, Eric Geiger offers the reminder that “We must posture ourselves first as sons and daughters of God, not as rulers and bosses.” Keep reading to see four benefits of this perspective as you lead others.

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