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: CD’s and low-risk investments for cautious investors

    Ask Chuck: CD’s and low-risk investments for cautious investors

    I received a sizable bonus and am thinking about investing a portion of it into CDs while rates are up. We are nearing retirement and do not want to risk it in the stock market right now. Any advice?

  • Ask Chuck: How to get fit and save money in 2024!

    Ask Chuck: How to get fit and save money in 2024!

    I want to lose weight and get in physical shape this year. I need to join a gym, but I have a limited budget. What is the best way to save money on a gym?

  • Ask Chuck: Stewardship tips for a happy New Year

    Ask Chuck: Stewardship tips for a happy New Year

    Thank you for the lessons you bring us each week and how you tie them back to the Word of God. Please provide some tips to help my husband and me be better stewards in the new year ahead.

  • Ask Chuck: Can we be generous to a fault?

    Ask Chuck: Can we be generous to a fault?

    Every December, my wife and I do some preliminary tax planning by reviewing our charitable giving for the year. We are split on our views of giving. What is your perspective on this question: do you think we can ever be too generous?

  • Ask Chuck: #GirlMath makes financial pain look fun

    Ask Chuck: #GirlMath makes financial pain look fun

    “Girl Math” sounds humorous and fun to justify some crazy spending, but I think it is actually dangerous. Can you give me some counterpoints to discuss with my women’s group?

  • Ask Chuck: Money or marriage? Counsel for undecided singles

    Ask Chuck: Money or marriage? Counsel for undecided singles

    My adult children are pursuing careers and putting marriage on hold. With each passing year, I grow increasingly concerned. When did financial security take precedence over God’s plan for families?

  • Ask Chuck: Generosity and priorities at Christmas

    Ask Chuck: Generosity and priorities at Christmas

    Christmas is my favorite holiday because of the focus on giving. My husband and I want to be extra generous with our four children, our church and our favorite ministries. We have a budget of $3,000 for all of these. Can you help us set priorities?

  • Ask Chuck: How to have a debt-free Christmas

    Ask Chuck: How to have a debt-free Christmas

    Inflation has hurt our family. We have very little money to spend on Christmas gifts this year. I am tempted but decided to skip all the Black Friday madness this year. My husband and I discussed using our credit cards for Christmas gifts, but he said no way. Haven’t you offered tips for ways to celebrate without spending money?

  • Ask Chuck: A plan to overcome financial hopelessness

    Ask Chuck: A plan to overcome financial hopelessness

    I’ve made many bad decisions that have negatively impacted my family financially. There are days when I honestly feel like giving up. I can’t even afford to do nice things for the children during the holidays. We are in a dark hole, and it feels very hopeless.

  • Ask Chuck: Seeking satisfaction at work

    Ask Chuck: Seeking satisfaction at work

    My spouse is frustrated at work. I’m afraid he will get fired if he’s not careful. Can you give me some tips that I can share with him?