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: Starting off new career on the right financial path

    Ask Chuck: Starting off new career on the right financial path

    I am a recent college graduate embarking on a career in a new city. I am a believer desiring to pay off debt and use my income wisely. I have some old friends here but always spend too much money when we do things together. What realistic goals should I try to achieve?

  • Ask Chuck: Get prepared for layoffs

    Ask Chuck: Get prepared for layoffs

    I work in the technology sector and am worried about getting laid off. Can you help me be prepared?

  • Ask Chuck: Vacation without debt

    Ask Chuck: Vacation without debt

    I would love to treat my family to a vacation, but we just can’t afford it unless we put it all on a credit card and pay it out over the coming months. Seems worth it to us. We need a break.

  • Ask Chuck: How can I ever afford a home?

    Ask Chuck: How can I ever afford a home?

    I am 25, live in a hot housing market, and feel squeezed by rising rents. I can't see any way that I could ever buy a home! I need a plan and some hope.

  • Ask Chuck: The unexpected joy of being frugal

    Ask Chuck: The unexpected joy of being frugal

    I work and live with those who buy whatever they want, whenever they want. I find myself constantly influenced to join their spending sprees! Can you give me any tips that I can implement to control my spending immediately?

  • Ask Chuck: The high cost of loneliness

    Ask Chuck: The high cost of loneliness

    I am a baby boomer with lots of friends and a healthy community at church, but I see loneliness as a major problem for so many of my friends, our kids, and our grandkids. How do you think this trend will impact the economy in the future?

  • Ask Chuck: Fed up with grocery prices

    Ask Chuck: Fed up with grocery prices

    We have a budget, but the cost of groceries and eating out is ridiculous! Something has to change. What can we do? We are exceeding our food budget every single week.

  • Ask Chuck: Should I take out a home equity line of credit?

    Ask Chuck: Should I take out a home equity line of credit?

    I would like to eliminate our high interest credit card debt. What are your thoughts on taking out a HELOC to pay it off?

  • Ask Chuck: America has lost its way and decaying. What to do?

    Ask Chuck: America has lost its way and decaying. What to do?

    My husband and I believe America has lost its way. I see so much pride, division, financial fear and greed that I wonder if we can even recover. How can an individual make a difference?

  • Ask Chuck: Move back from the financial cliff

    Ask Chuck: Move back from the financial cliff

    Our finances are stretched so thin that I am stressed out all the time. We live on a budget, but my husband and I both need some hope that it will not always be this way.