Money and Finances

Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Communicating to Achieve Financial Harmony (Part 2 of 2)

Finance expert Russ Crosson and his wife, Julie, explain how couples can overcome challenges that result from differing perspectives on managing money and strengthen their marriage by improving their financial communication and cooperation. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Communicating to Achieve Financial Harmony (Part 1 of 2)

Finance expert Russ Crosson and his wife, Julie, explain how couples can overcome challenges that result from differing perspectives on managing money and strengthen their marriage by improving their financial communication and cooperation. (Part 1 of 2)

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Article

Husbands: The Marital Risk of Financial Investments

Russ Crosson

You might be able to withstand the loss of the money you put into a risky financial investment, but there's another factor to consider — marital risk. Can you afford to damage the relationship with your spouse?

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Article

It's Not About the Money

Gary Chapman

Frequently, financial conflicts focus on how each spouse handles money. But most arguments about money really grow out of a failure to understand each other's needs and to respect each other's personalities.

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Don't Let Money Make a Mess of Your Marriage

Crystal Paine

Financial stress is one of the leading causes of divorce. Rather than allowing it to divide you and your spouse, consider these tips to help minimize the tension in your home.

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Conquering Debt (Part 2 of 2)

Brian and Cherie Lowe offer encouragement and advice for living with financial freedom in a discussion based on Cherie's book, Slaying the Debt Dragon: How One Family Conquered Their Money Monster and Found an Inspired Happily Ever After. (Part 2 of 2)

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Conquering Debt (Part 1 of 2)

Brian and Cherie Lowe offer encouragement and advice for living with financial freedom in a discussion based on Cherie's book, Slaying the Debt Dragon: How One Family Conquered Their Money Monster and Found an Inspired Happily Ever After. (Part 1 of 2)

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Article

Fighting the Money Monster

Cherie Lowe

Many marriages are blessed with a spouse who is a live-life-to-its-fullest spender, while the other spouse saves each penny. But too often, husbands and wives end up feeling like they're on opposing teams.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Defeating the Attitudes That Keep You in Debt

Finance expert Mary Hunt discusses the importance of developing a positive attitude and a strong sense of determination when it comes to taking control of your finances, and offers practical suggestions for eliminating debt and maintaining a debt-free lifestyle.

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Series

Debt and Marriage

Couples often struggle with their differing money personalities and the destructive attitudes that keep them in debt. Mary Hunt offers insights to help couples find hope.

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Episode

Living Large While Living Lean

Everybody is tightening their belts these days -- from corporate boardrooms to mom and pop stores, to mom and pop themselves.

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Fasting for a Financially Fit Future (Part 2 of 2)

Nationally-syndicated columnist Michelle Singletary explains how listeners can gain financial peace and freedom by undertaking a 21-day financial "fast." (Part 2 of 2)

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Fasting for a Financially Fit Future (Part 1 of 2)

Nationally-syndicated columnist Michelle Singletary explains how listeners can gain financial peace and freedom by undertaking a 21-day financial "fast." (Part 1 of 2)

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Getting a Handle on Your Family Finances

This weekend, Dave Ramsey explains how couples can avoid conflict by negotiating a budget, and how they can teach their children wise financial principles.

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Getting a Handle on Your Family Finances (Part 2 of 2)

Offering his expert advice on money management, radio host Dave Ramsey explains how couples can avoid conflict by negotiating a budget, and how they can teach their children wise financial principles. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Getting a Handle on Your Family Finances (Part 1 of 2)

Offering his expert advice on money management, radio host Dave Ramsey explains how couples can avoid conflict by negotiating a budget, and how they can teach their children wise financial principles. (Part 1 of 2)

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Article

Family Financial Fitness

Ron Blue and Jeremy L. White

If your money situation has reached the point where you find yourself sweating the arrival of each new batch of bills — if you’re habitually operating in the red and lying awake nights wondering how you’re going to make ends meet — there’s no time like the present to take things firmly in hand.

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Series

Pursuing Financial Unity

With all of the differences between you and your spouse, is it possible to pursue financial unity?

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Series

Single Again: Managing the Financial Fallout

Seventy percent of all married women will be widowed, and marriages today have a 41 to 43 percent chance of ending in divorce. Will you be financially prepared?

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Series

Money Management in Marriage.

Make your marriage stronger by tackling the issue of money management in marriage.

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Arguments Over Money

Series

Communicating About Money

God doesn't need our money. He owns it all. In a marriage, it's not a matter of who's right, but submitting to one another in love.

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Article

Devotional: Time and Money

Focus on the Family

As with everything in our lives, our ability to live in the fullness that God has for us has all to do with our focus.

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