Recent Articles from Christine

Breaking Free from Debt!

Breaking Free from Debt!

Breaking Generational Curses! I met Ruth at a department store where part of her responsibility is to offer customers the opportunity to open a credit card. I kindly said no thank you and shared that I have not used a department store credit card in more than 20...

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90 Days Same As Cash!

90 Days Same As Cash!

Myth: Great Deal! Truth: Only if the balance is paid in full within 90 days Be cautious when financing seems too good to be true. Remember that a deal such as this is usually a benefit to the creditor, not the consumer. If a consumer can pay off a debt within the 90...

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Money Matters – Have You Been Honest or Dishonest?

Money Matters – Have You Been Honest or Dishonest?

Think about it; is it worth the stress of hiding the status of your finances from your spouse and even worse is it worth losing your spouse's (or significant others) trust? Perhaps you have been unfaithful to yourself as a single person. Wouldn't you agree that some...

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Will it be Paper or Plastic?

Will it be Paper or Plastic?

Will it be paper or plastic? If we were to be very honest; would you agree that before debit cards we as consumers were able to keep a better running balance in our checkbook register? Swiping the plastic has made it so easy to pay for things that consumers have...

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An Emergency Fund in Action!

An Emergency Fund in Action!

Have you ever had a check engine light come on in a car that's only 2 years old or in any car?  It's not a good feeling, wondering what's wrong. After a visit to the dealership this morning, it was determined that the diagnostic test found a $990.00 problem (outside...

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Making Strides!!!

Making Strides!!!

Making Strides – Hitting the nail on the head one by one!!   Angela and Tony are focused and driven; they are preparing for retirement within the next five years and have a great desire to be debt free. Once they made a decision to eliminate ALL debt they began...

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What does My Credit Profile Say about Me?

What does My Credit Profile Say about Me?

Our credit profiles are comprised of variables that some consumers are unaware of that can affect our purchasing power, place of employment and perhaps character.  No longer is sitting across from the desk of a lender sealing a deal with a hand shake the case.  We...

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Taking Action is Worth It!

Taking Action is Worth It!

March 21, 2014 “A power couple that’s leading the way” Tony and Angela are leaders in their church and community.  They shared that after attending a financial workshop that they decided that they would lead by example by taking action and incorporating biblical...

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