Chuck Bentley

CP Guest Contributor

Ask Chuck: 7 Steps to Recover From a Disaster

My sister's home in Houston was seriously flooded during Hurricane Harvey. She and her family are fine, but in shock! They lost both cars, and his business is shut down until they can recover. What should they do now? Any advice?

Ask Chuck: 4 Lessons About Your 401K

My wife and I have a mortgage, a car loan, and some student debt. In addition, we're maxed out on several credit cards after a series of bad spending decisions. Should I use my 401K to pay off my household debt?

Ask Chuck: Should My Wife Leave Her Job to Care for Newborn?

My wife and I would like to live off my income. The plan is for her to stay home after the birth of our first child. We bought a house and have one car paid for. We'll have to adapt to the loss of her income, but we really believe she should be the primary caretaker of our children. Any advice?

Ask Chuck: How to Guard Against Funeral Scammers?

It's hard to believe, but there are scammers who prey on the vulnerability of those grieving the death of a loved one. To protect your family members and others facing the same scenario, I've gathered some helpful tips on a variety of issues.

Ask Chuck: When Should I SPEND Money?

I've been following Crown Financial Ministries for years and appreciate your advice on avoiding debt and putting God first through tithing, but is there ever a time when you SHOULD spend money?