Help For Financial Stress

Personal finance is a challenge for many people. Dealing with financial stress is complex, but with the right education and supports in place, coping with financial stress can feel a lot more manageable.

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Bible Verse

The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.

Proverbs 21:5
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Prayer

Dear Lord, help me to leave my financial worries in Your hands. Keep me mindful of my blessings no matter how much or little I may have. Grant me the patience and tolerance necessary to calm my spirit knowing that You have everything under control. In Jesus' name, Amen.

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Quote

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale
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Guideposts Editor-in-chief, Edward Grinnan

Devotional

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.  —Psalm 28:7

There was a stack of them. Bills, bills, bills. I started making payments, able to see our bank balance actually shrinking in real time online. Can we put off this bill? Can that one wait till the next pay period? Should we just pay a partial amount on our credit card?

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