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Is it okay to go into debt for Christmas?

Is it okay to go into debt for Christmas?

November 29, 2017

Christmas should be about celebrating the birth of Christ, creating memories, and enjoying friends and family, not about creating debt. Christmas is a wonderful time of year, but it should not come at the risk of your long-term finances stability.

As you prepare for Christmas, here are some tips to avoid getting into debt that you may be paying for till next Christmas.

Read Evelyn’s Blog: Don’t go Into Debt for Christmas for more about how to avoid debt this holiday season.

Here are 8 tips for dealing with debt overload

Here are 8 tips for dealing with debt overload

November 22, 2017


If you are like most people in the US, debt is a way of life. But there comes a time when the debt gets overwhelming or you just simply get tired of wasting your hard earned money paying interest.

Things for you to think about are: good debt vs bad debt; secured and unsecured debt; using a budget; credit counseling; consolidation loans; home equity line of credit and changing your habits. 

Read Evelyn’s Blog: Ditch the Debt!

Why GIVING is so important

Why GIVING is so important

November 15, 2017

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

One of the best ways to get involved is with organizations you know and trust.

The Compass Catholic blog on Giving Tuesday will share ways you can help promote the Mission of Compass Catholic Ministries.

Read Evelyn’s Blog: Giving Tuesday

Seeking Godly Counsel

Seeking Godly Counsel

November 7, 2017

It is easy to talk ourselves into buying whatever we want or think we need.  It is simple to justify any purchase we want to make, no matter how large or how small.

But how many times do we later regret those purchases and realize we made a mistake by spending too much money or buying the wrong thing without thinking it through.

Many financial mistakes can be avoided by seeking godly counsel before spending our hard earned money.

Read Evelyn's Blog: Seeking Godly Counsel

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