Chuck Bentley

Chuck Bentley

CP Guest Contributor

Chuck Bentley is CEO of Crown Financial Ministries, a global Christian ministry, founded by the late Larry Burkett. He is the host of a daily radio broadcast, My MoneyLife, featured on more than 1,000 Christian Music and Talk stations in the U.S., and author of his most recent book, Seven Gray Swans: Trends that Threaten Our Financial Future. Be sure to follow Crown on Facebook.

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  • Ask Chuck: Is it time to 'quietly quit'?!

    Ask Chuck: Is it time to 'quietly quit'?!

    I am now a remote worker (since COVID), and I find myself “always on.” It was easier when I could leave the office, go home, and get away from the stress of my job. Now home is my office so the stress seems 24/7. I am considering trying the “Quiet Quitting” method but want your input first.

  • Ask Chuck: Should Christians accept student loan forgiveness?

    Ask Chuck: Should Christians accept student loan forgiveness?

    I am bitter that I just paid off my federal student loan last year, after 10 years of working a side job to do it! Seems grossly unfair that all of a sudden some people are getting a free ride. Shouldn’t Christians refuse this free money?

  • Ask Chuck: I need wise financial counselors!

    Ask Chuck: I need wise financial counselors!

    I grew up in a dysfunctional home. I have friends with fathers, uncles, or brothers who regularly give them wise financial counsel. I desperately want that but don’t have those kinds of relationships in my life. What can I do?

  • Ask Chuck: How do I recession proof our finances?

    Ask Chuck: How do I recession proof our finances?

    If we’re headed towards an economic downturn, how can I recession proof our finances?

  • Ask Chuck: I am sick of high taxes!

    Ask Chuck: I am sick of high taxes!

    No, the Bible does not commend dishonesty nor endorse a bending of the rules to avoid taxes or for any other reason. Let’s take a look at what the Bible does say about stewardship of our funds.

  • Ask Chuck: Help! My wife is stressed out!

    Ask Chuck: Help! My wife is stressed out!

    In addition, unorganized people often suffer the emotional toll of stress, guilt, depression, anxiety, frustration, and embarrassment which eventually lead to relationship issues.

  • Ask Chuck: One or many credit cards?

    Ask Chuck: One or many credit cards?

    If you are a responsible spender, pay your bill in full each month, or maintain a very low balance, you should consider a second credit card — not many credit cards, just two!

  • Ask Chuck: Financial advice for lifelong singles

    Ask Chuck: Financial advice for lifelong singles

    Singles often miss the traditional milestones of buying a home, having children, and long-term financial planning. They must be extra cautious with their income and expenses while fully trusting God.

  • Ask Chuck: Rising costs of childcare

    Ask Chuck: Rising costs of childcare

    More than half of the families in America plan to spend more than $10,000 a year on childcare. This amounts to more than the average cost of in-state college tuition.

  • How do I gain financial freedom?

    How do I gain financial freedom?

    The reason I emphasize the importance of spending less than you earn is that regardless of your income, spending more than you earn will make you feel poor and keep you under constant financial stress.