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Divorce

Dissolution of a marriage occurs when a marriage is legally terminated. In a divorce proceeding, a judge will create an order regarding many issues, including custody, parenting time, legal decision making, child support, and an equitable division of the parties’ community assets and debts. The dissolution of domestic relationship is a complex matter that requires experience…

Debt

Combining your student loans

Combining your student loans does not refer to consolidating multiple students into one. What I am talking about is when two people marry and they combine their debt. They decide, well we are married and all of debt should be united also. Don’t combine your student loan debt with your spouse’s student loan debt. Worse,…

Money

Before “Will You”

Before you say,”Will you marry me?”, you need to be know the person’s financial life, their spiritual life, and their short-term and long-term goals. Why? Because if they are not aligned with yours, you are setting yourself up for strife and sadly yes, failure. The Bible tells in 2 Corinthians 6:14 – “Do not be…

Harvest

Stand your ground!

July 2015 The church is under attack today both literally and figuratively! From the horrific attack against our brothers and sisters at the AME Church in Charleston, NC, to the execution of Christians by the Islamic terrorist group ISIS in the Middle East. Add to that the fact that it seems to be open season…

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It Starts with the Family

Thursday, July 02, 2015 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.”—Exodus 20:12 Few things in life can bring us as much pleasure or pain as our families. When things are working well in the family, it’s great. When things…

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Making a Commitment

Before we begin today’s devotion . . . Imagine the joy of seeing your friend or family member make a commitment to Christ. It is something you will never forget, something of eternal significance, something worth investing in. Let’s Work Together to See Lives Changed Will you make a generous year-end gift toward the life-changing…

Money

Financial Secrets

Financial secrets are often the cause of marital strife. Oftentimes, these secrets lead to divorce. In order to have a healthy marriage, couples need to have an honest open discussion about their finances before they get married. After they’re married, they cannot keep financial secrets from one another. During the dating stage, you are getting…