Understanding our own finances is hard enough, let alone knowing how to teach our children. Chuck & Ann Bentley have been teaching biblical financial principles and practical application for 20+ years. They break down mistakes they have made, present practical tools & principles, and ultimately equip you as a family to thrive as faithful stewards. Family & Finances hopes to take you from a place of stress, worry, and tension to a place of freedom, peace, and unity.
If you are looking for peace of mind, contentment, and confidence in dealing with your finances and career, this is the podcast for you.
Family & Finances is a part of the Christian Parenting Podcast Network. To find practical and spiritual advice to help you grow into the parent you want to be visit www.ChristianParenting.org
Christmas Financial Survival Guide
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and also one of the most expensive! Purchasing gifts for family and friends, hosting parties and planning your end of year giving can feel overwhelming. Add in the comparison to what other families are buying or doing, and it can turn the most joyful person into a bit of a Scrooge! If your family longs to have a memorable Christmas, without feeling regret when the credit card bill arrives in January, Chuck and Ann have both stories and advice on how to plan a wonderful holiday season.
God’s Part and Our Part
Becoming faithful stewards starts by knowing and believing that God is our provider. In this episode, Chuck and Ann break down God’s role and our role in our finances. God carries the heaviest responsibilities of ownership, control, and provision, but He has left plenty for us to do as His stewards here on earth. Ultimately, knowing it is not up to you, will bring you comfort and clarity as you make financial choices for your family.
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Finding Financial Unity in Marriage
The Bible says in marriage, “two shall become one”, but does that apply to bank accounts as well? The most common argument in many marriages is about money, and in this episode Chuck and Ann will help guide you to find financial unity with your spouse. You’ll hear how to stop thinking about money as “his” and “her” money, and start thinking of yourselves as managers of God’s money. Whether you have disagreed about debt, budgeting or experienced financial-infidelity, there is hope. Chuck and Ann explain how by approaching your financial conflicts with love, forgiveness and respect, your marriage can heal and come to a place of financial unity.
Come together to create a biblical financial plan that will help you achieve all God has for you by signing up for a Money Date.
Real Estate: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.
One of the biggest financial decisions couples make is the choice to buy a house. Owning a home is a big commitment, a lot of work, and has the potential to be a large financial risk or reward. In this episode, Chuck and Ann remember their real estate wins and losses, and will give you some practical advice to ensure you approach home ownership with wisdom. Whether you are considering purchasing your first home or looking to expand into the world of real estate investing, you’re sure learn some tools to help you navigate real estate decisions.
Investing in Your Future
How do you get your money to work for you? On this week’s episode, Chuck Bentley speaks with guest, Calvin Dillinger, on the sometimes intimidating topic of investing. You’ll learn what you need in place before you start, how to take the first steps, and a variety of different investing strategies. As always, Chuck shares some of his mistakes, to help you avoid making the same ones! This episode will leave you with clarity and confidence as you explore the world of investing.
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The Key to Contentment
In a culture that strives to keep up with the Joneses – finding contentment can be a struggle! In this episode, Chuck and Ann share their journey to contentment with stories that will remind you that true contentment does not come from material things or money in the bank. Cultivating contentment will help guide your finances as you distinguish between needs and wants.
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Thankful for the solid advice that’s gives my family a foundation for building great finances.
Use what you have
Encouraging reminders to wait on the Lord and steward His resources we’ll. Enjoyed their relaxed conversation as if we were siting together with cup of coffee.
Authentic and practical
So grateful to Chuck and Ann for sharing their stories from a real and genuine place of humility. Their stories are funny and their tips are practical! I’ve already gleaned so much from this adorable couple. Can’t wait for more.