Craig Ford's Author Profile and Articles

Craig FordCraig Ford is a fulltime missionary in Papua New Guinea who writes Money Help For Christians and Help Me Travel Cheap, a frugal family travel blog. He is the author of Money Wisdom From Proverbs, has a Masters of Divinity degree, and (most importantly) eats homemade pizza with his family every Friday night.

Articles by Craig Ford

How to Budget in Less than 20 Minutes a Week

How to Budget in Less than 20 Minutes a Week

One of the most common misconceptions about budgeting is that is takes a l-o-n-g time. Most people who do not learn how to make a budget do so because they believe they don’t have the time […]

Should You Buy a More Expensive Product?

Should You Buy a More Expensive Product?

In general, people want to make financially responsible decisions when they go shopping. Often times, I look at two apparently identical items that priced differently. On some occasions, the difference between two products is as obvious […]

3 Steps to Get Your Finances Moving in the Right Direction

3 Steps to Get Your Finances Moving in the Right Direction

There are three laws of motion. Today I just want you to remember Sir Isaac Newton’s First Law. From Newton’s Laws of Motion: “The first law says that an object at rest tends to stay at […]



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