Disclaimer: The sites listed here are for informational purposes only. Although we do initially research the Web sites we mention, Crown Financial Ministries doesn’t endorse all their products or their opinions. We encourage you to make sure that any resource you choose to use provides services and counsel that are compatible with your own convictions and needs.
www.soundmindinvesting.com - This is the Web home of Austin Pryor's Sound Mind Investing newsletter. Austin Pryor, a frequent radio guest, has been publishing SMI for over 20 years with the belief that you can invest successfully on your own. Written in understandable, plain-English style and based on biblical principles, the newsletter offers instruction, helps set priorities, and makes specific mutual fund recommendations.
www.crossroadscareer.org - Comprised of a network of member churches, Crossroads Career Network helps people in congregations and communities find jobs, careers, and calling, with online career resources and on-the-ground career groups.
www.bankrate.com - News, tips and advice to compare mortgage rates, home equity loans, CDs, car loans, credit cards and money market accounts
www.cardtrak.com - Provides consumers with information on credit cards.
www.cbmcforums.com - A CBMC FORUM consists of five to eight local Christian business owners and one trained moderator who meet monthly to exchange business knowledge, experiences, and Godly wisdom with confidentiality. "Business Owners and Professionals Lit up by Christ, glorifying God in their Life, Business & Workplace"
www.credability.org - This is the homepage of CredAbility (formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Services). Credit counselors will negotiate with credit card companies to lower interest rates. The Debt Management Program is a systematic way to pay down debt through monthly deposits to CredAbility, which in turn distributes these funds to creditors.
www.995hope.org - Web home of the Hope for Homeowners/Foreclosure Prevention Hotline. FREE advice and support from nonprofit, HUD-certified organizations – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Callers learn how to work with their lender to bring their mortgage up to date.
www.kingdomadvisors.org - A network of highly qualified, Christian professionals. You can search the site for a professional, Financial Planner, Investment Professional, Attorney, Accountant/Tax Professional, or Insurance Professional near you.
www.christianlawyerconnection.com - Web site of the Christian Legal Society. Referrals can be selected by area of practice and geography.
www.ftc.gov/sentinel/ - Visit this site to get the facts on consumer frauds from Internet cons, prize promotions, work-at-home schemes, and telemarketing scams to identity theft.
www.consumeraction.gov - Federal consumer information center.
www.firstgov.gov - Government information
www.annualcreditreport.com - The official site to help consumers to obtain their free credit report
www.resourceministries.net - Non-profit consulting firm specializing in church administration.
www.studentaid.ed.gov - Information from the US Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
www.family.org - Web home of Focus on the Family
www.integritymoments.com - Web site home of Integrity Resource Center, a nonprofit ministry that teaches and equips business leaders to work with biblical and financial integrity. They typically work with businesses and church leaders desiring to please God in their work, or suffering due to financial difficulties in their business.
www.irs.gov - Web site of the IRS
www.irs.gov/advocate - As an independent organization within the IRS they help taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS. If you are experiencing economic harm or seeking help in resolving tax problems that have not been resolved through normal channels, you may be eligible for Taxpayer Advocate Service assistance.
www.ombudsman.ed.gov - The Federal Student Aid Ombudsman of the Department of Education helps resolve disputes and solve other problems with federal student loans.
www.score.org - Free counsel for small business owners, even in a one person business. Retired business owners give one on one counseling in starting, growing, or managing a business.
www.business.gov - The official resource to help business find compliance information, forms and contacts from the government.
www.sba.gov - Web site of the Small Business Administration, the independent agency of the federal government. The SBA gives counsel, assists and protects the interests of small business.
www.2-1-1.org - 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that, where available, connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. The implementation of 2-1-1 is being spearheaded by United Ways and comprehensive and specialized information and referral agencies in states and local communities.
troubledwith.org - TroubledWith.com is a collection of articles, resources and referrals organized by topic around family issues and concerns. This site is provided by the Focus on the Family ministry.