Can’t ever get ahead? Wonder how to make ends meet? Try this plan for size.
First, make a plan! That should be obvious. ((See Luke 14:8)
Then get out of debt. Some suggest paying down smaller debts first while others say pay the higher interest ones first. The most important thing is to do something, anything! (Proverbs 2:27)
Oh, boy. Next, we must live on less than we make. Remember you did this very thing when you had less income. Time to do it again. (Proverbs 21:20)
Save, invest. That means you take some cash off the top and do it! (Matthew 25:14-30)
Tithe and be generous. Friends until you tithe you are not trusting God. (Malachi 3:10)
Don’t tell people your plans, just show them your results.
Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.(Romans 13:8, NIV)