Planning a garage sale? Here are some tips to ensure success. In the second half, we’ll talk about reasons why it is so important to check your credit score on a regular basis.
Many people think a mortgage is ‘good debt’ because it provides tax relief, but that tax break isn’t as good as getting rid of your mortgage entirely. We’ll also talk about what people want from their financial life.
Generation Z may be doing well compared to their parents when it comes to managing money but here are 6 things they get wrong. And here are 10 ways to improve your monthly finances.
Saving and investing are the same but different. Savings is a short term effort and investing is a long term plan. Join us and our friends from eToro Opinie to hear about the differences and also for tips on managing money in your 20’s.
The ups and downs of the stock market are enough to drive anyone to distraction, but if you are financially stable those changes become much less important. Join us for more on your stock market mentality and signs you are financially stable.
Although Americans accept debt as a normal part of our lifestyle, there is a spiritual cost to being in debt. We also talk about a homily our pastor gave on the things we treasure. If you were leaving your home and could only carry one small pillowcase, what would you put in it?
Well run businesses have a plan for all areas of operations, especially related to business finances. Join us as we discuss similarities between a well-run business and managing your home finances.
The end of the year is a good time to contemplate a lot of things. One of the topics you should review is how you have integrated (or separated) your faith from your finances. Our faith should be integrated into every aspect of our life – even how we handle money!
There are many money myths that can lead your finances astray. Listen in as we discuss the most common money myths that can ruin your financial future if you believe them.
’Tis the season for retailers to pressure us to spend, spend, and spend some more, creating stress and discontent. Join us for ideas about how to put the stress on the back burner and stay content and peaceful this holiday season.
Contrary to the pressure we get from society, Christmas is not about having a special day when your life is perfect. It’s about celebrating the birth of Our Lord, Jesus Christ. Join us for some tips to help you keep Christ in Christmas. Slow down and enjoy the season the way it should be celebrated.
It is easy to be Thankful when the whole day is about giving thanks. How grateful are we on the other 364 days each year? Join us for way to stay grateful all year long.
The attributes we have seen in parishes that self identify as a Stewardship parish seem to be very consistent from parish to parish. There are 7 of them: Eucharist, prayer, hospitality, communication, formation, mission, and integration. Listen to the Compass Catholic podcast and learn how to transform your parish.
People either seem to save pennies or they wait till they can save a lot. We think the best way to save is both ways – save your pennies and save on the big things. Basically, our recommendation is to save as much as you can any way you can. Join us for some easy money saving tips.
If you can’t discern the difference between wants and needs when it comes to spending or if you buy things because you “deserve” them, you may be heading for financial disaster. Join Compass Catholic as we talk about the difference between wants and needs and how to keep those impulse buys under control.
Work has been part of God’s plan for us from the beginning. It was instituted when God created Adam and Eve and in Genesis 2:15 gave them the Garden of Eden to cultivate and care for. No matter what kind of work we do, how much money we make, or whether we work in the home or in a job outside the home, when we work, we are honoring God by using the talents and skills he has given to us.
When you cosign a loan for someone, keep in mind that you are 100% responsible for the amount borrowed and cosigning can ruin your credit if the borrower does not pay in full on time. Learn how your credit score is created and how to access your credit report. It is important to stay on top of your credit report, especially when issues occur such as the Equifax data breach.
Take time now to start planning for your 2017 taxes and you’ll save significant time and frustration come April, 2018. Join us as we explore things to consider as we get to the end of the year. Jesus told us to “Pay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar.” But if Caesar created legal tax deductions, we should take advantage of them.
When it comes to finances, God has a part and we have a part. God is the owner of everything and we are his stewards. So many times our financial challenges are a result of not understanding God’s role and not performing our role. Join us as we talk about our role as stewards of what God has entrusted to us.
On this show, we tackle an email request from one of our listeners: “Could you address the growing phenomenon of grandparents raising grand kids? I have listened to a variety of programs such as yours and I have not yet heard any programs ever address this phenomenon.” Listen in as we explore this topic.
Your spouse was made to fulfill you, not frustrate you, even when it comes to finances. In the best marriages, the couple learns how to use the strengths of one person to complement the weaknesses of the other. When it comes to marriage, 1 +1 = 1. Jesus himself tells us this fundamental truth in Matthew 19:6 “So they are no longer two, but one flesh.”
Sin is a term we don’t hear much anymore, yet sin is very much a reality in our world. Sin separates us from God and affects every area of our life, even our finances. Join us as we talk about how the seven deadly sins (pride; greed; envy; wrath; lust; gluttony and sloth) can affect your finances.
We can learn a lot about how to handle money and possessions from the Bible. There are about 2,500 verses related to money and possessions about 500 verses on faith and fewer than 500 on prayer. Join us as we dig into what the Bible tells us about being a good steward of all God’s blessings.
When we are not content with what we have, we may get into debt as we try to buy our way to happiness. And trying to buy our way into happiness can have an impact on eternity. If we are too focused on money and things our focus may be taken away from our faith. As we hear in 1 Peter 2:11, “I urge you as strangers and sojourners to keep away from worldly desires that wage war against the soul.”