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4 Refreshing Resolutions to Make in 2021

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If you’re looking for inspired resolutions to go on your 2021 list, we have a few that may be just your thing!

How to Trust God with Your Finances

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My entire life, I have been trained to aim for financial security. “You’re saving for an emergency,” my parents would say—which of course made no sense to me at the time. Now, though, is a different story.

5 Steps to Handling Money Well

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Money. Practically speaking, we need it to live. We use it to get food, clothes. . . to secure a place to live. To some extent, it influences nearly every decision we make every day. How can Christians keep something so pervasive from becoming an unhealthy, idolized presence in our lives?

Am I Giving Enough For God?

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Living a faithful, godly life in the area of finances is something I am desperately trying to do. I give generously, but I still feel like I am doing it all wrong. About five times a year, I decide I am going to give away all of my money to the poor.

Why We Never Get What We Want

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As a child, I was a huge fan of the Donald Duck series. I enjoyed watching the silly antics of the main characters, like the greedy miser Uncle Scrooge, his rival Flintheart Glomgold, the lazy Donald Duck, and his three clever nephews.

What Type of Spender are you?

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For the most part of my life, I’ve been a real Scrooge. Having been raised in a family constantly plagued by financial difficulties, I’ve learned to be disciplined about saving money so that I could pay my school fees.

5 Steps to be Free of Financial Woes

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My dad was a banker and he loved to dole out financial advice, such as “buy what you need”, “don't spend more than you have to” and “save for a rainy day”. For him, financial independence was about having enough in your bank account so you could stand on your own two feet.

A Letter of Condolence to the US$1.6 billion Lottery Winner

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Dear Lottery Winner, Having just heard of your winning the record-breaking US$1.6-billion Powerball lottery jackpot in US last week, I would like to offer you my deepest condolences.

When Money is Never Enough

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After completing my Master’s degree in Kuala Lumpur, I decided to stay and work in the Malaysian capital instead of returning to my hometown in East Malaysia. There, I took on two jobs. On weekdays, I worked as a full-time secretary at a real estate firm, and on Saturdays, as an English teacher at a language center.