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Cheerful Money Podcast: Personal Finance, Financial Freedom, Stewardship, and Generosity for Christians

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I’m Pastor Guy. I’m here to teach Christians how to create financial margin to give more generously and live more free! I believe God blesses us to bless others in his name. Unfortunately, too many people paycheck to paycheck. The results are their inability to live free today while generously supporting ministries they love. There is one clear answer to this problem, and it’s pathway found in the Bible. Let’s enjoy our money again by taking control! “For God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7

I’m Pastor Guy. I’m here to teach Christians how to create financial margin to give more generously and live more free! I believe God blesses us to bless others in his name. Unfortunately, too many people paycheck to paycheck. The results are their inability to live free today while generously supporting ministries they love. There is one clear answer to this problem, and it’s pathway found in the Bible. Let’s enjoy our money again by taking control! “For God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7
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I’m Pastor Guy. I’m here to teach Christians how to create financial margin to give more generously and live more free! I believe God blesses us to bless others in his name. Unfortunately, too many people paycheck to paycheck. The results are their inability to live free today while generously supporting ministries they love. There is one clear answer to this problem, and it’s pathway found in the Bible. Let’s enjoy our money again by taking control! “For God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7

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Episodes

14 - 7 Smart Things to Do with Your Tax Refund

4/17/2019
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If you're one of the nearly 8 out of 10 Americans who received a tax refund this year at an average of $2,640, this show is for you. I've compiled this list of 7 smart things you can do with your tax refund to make sure you don't waste this windfall.

Duration:00:27:36

13 - Should Christians Pay Taxes?

4/15/2019
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We're born, pay taxes, and we die... I don't care for paying taxes. Do you? In this episode I unpack Matthew 22:15-22 and Jesus' teaching on giving to Caesar what is Caesar's and giving to God what is God's.

Duration:00:22:12

12 - Great Wealth is True Godliness with Contentment

3/25/2019
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We're all born grabbing for more and we all pass away releasing our hands to leave it all behind. Are you seeking instead to have true godliness with contentment? The Bible says that's great wealth. See 1 Timothy 6:6 www.cheerfulmoney.com

Duration:00:25:57

11 - A Story of Learning to Trust God in Uncomfortable Generosity

3/23/2019
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Are you trusting God when he calls you to uncomfortable levels of generosity? Today I tell a story of my wife and I carefully yet joyfully responding to God's call to give above and beyond. In today's story of generosity I hope you're encouraged to give as God calls you to give. Visit Cheerful Money to see more.

Duration:00:29:13

10 - This Budgeting Hack Changed My Finances, and Can Change Yours Too.

1/21/2019
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For years I struggled to do my families monthly budget because I got stuck on one detail. "How to balance my 'predicted' next month income with my incoming bills." Then I met You Need A Budget (YNAB) and their budgeting method called "Live On Last Month's Income." CHANGED MY MONEY AND IT CAN YOURS TOO! Get a free 34 day trial of the You Need A Budget Software: cheerfulmoney.com/ynab

Duration:00:37:59

CM 9 - Decide to Commit to These Five Basic Biblical Money Principles!

1/14/2019
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Are you sick and tired of money stress and money problems sucking all the joy out of life? I was too! Then I discovered the answer! The Bible is overflowing with lessons and scriptures regarding how we handle money, our attitude toward money, the uses of money, the purpose of money, and the vanity of money. Are you ready to commit to a Biblical Worldview of Money? This checklist will show you five important principles and challenge you to commit to...

Duration:00:30:45

CM 8 - An Encouragement to Give Generously and Cheerfully for Churches and Individuals from 2 Corinthians 8 and 9

1/7/2019
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In this episode I go back to the basics. The bulk of my time is spent allowing the Word of God to speak to us on giving generously and cheerfully. I read 2 Corinthians 8 and 9 from the English Standard Version of the Holy Bible. My prayer is God's inspired Word speaks to you in greater depths and inspiration than I ever could. Read these two chapters for yourself online: Bible.com Read my take on 2 Corinthians 9:7, For God Loves a Cheerful Giver: Cheerful Giver

Duration:00:20:01

CM 7 - Setting SMARTER Goals for 2019 (Michael Hyatt Style), and a Couple of My Goals

12/31/2018
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In this episode I'll give you a glimpse into my resolution and goal setting struggles, plus introduce you to Michael Hyatt's SMARTER Goal Setting Strategy. Resources Mentioned: MichaelHyatt.com MarathonTrainingAcademy.com Happy New Year!

Duration:00:45:02

CM 6 - How to Pay Cash for Christmas (sinking fund), Worst Gift I EVER Gave My Wife, and Merry Christmas!

12/23/2018
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Are you like most Americans and watching your kids open Christmas presents you haven't paid for yet? Doesn't that sting? What if I told you there was a way to watch your kids open presents you already own!?!? Would you take my advice? In this episode I show you HOW! Plus, the absolute worst Christmas gift I've ever given my wife...was immediately donated to Goodwill. Merry Christmas from Cheerful Money! I'd be honored if you subscribed and reviewed the show, but the very best gift you can...

Duration:00:37:53

CM 5 - I Want to Pay Off My Mortgage, but I'm Remodeling My House Instead.

12/17/2018
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I absolutely HATE paying my mortgage every month and can't wait to get rid of it. Unfortunately there are parts of my house that NEED to be repaired (such as the hole in the floor and leaking roof). My wife and I live in this tense space between wanting to fix up the house and also agreeing on the need to pay extra on the mortgage. This morning a father-son remodeling team showed up at my house to begin demolition. Here's the bottom line: I never make a stupid decision. Every decision was...

Duration:00:39:43

CM 4 - Five Wealthy and Godly Men in the Bible Plus One Modern Day Example

12/11/2018
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One big ongoing discussion in Christianity is whether Christians can be wealthy and maintain their godly character. Today I tackle this topic by providing biblical examples of five wealthy men who made incredible impacts for God plus one modern day example. Mentions in the show: Cheerful Money Community Giving It All Away by David Green

Duration:00:34:57

CM 3 - Perfect Budgets Don’t Exist So Roll With The Punches, Like YNAB Says.

11/16/2018
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Every month I finish budgeting our income down to zero, every dollar has a job, and I sit back in my La-Z-boy with satisfaction. Within a couple days my perfect budget is already being tweaked to cover unexpected expenses. Today I encourage you to give yourself some grace! Budgeting can’t be done perfectly. That’s why You Need A Budget (YNAB) suggests their rule #3: Roll With The Punches More at CheerfulMoney.com

Duration:00:25:21

CM 2 - The Secret to Creating Financial Margin

11/6/2018
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I'm willing to bet you have financial stress. I'm also willing to bet I know the secret to finding peace and contentment. If you want to create financial margin you need to trust God with your finances. "I can do all things through him who strengthens me." - Philippians 4:13

Duration:00:31:30

CM 1 - God Loves a Cheerful Giver and Introduction

10/23/2018
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Cheerful Money is about helping you create financial margin to give more generously and live more free. Did you know God loves a cheerful giver? Yep, it's true. I'm Pastor Guy and I'm excited to begin this journey with you!

Duration:00:46:21