Claudia Buck

February 23, 2014

God & Money: How and why churches are teaching their congregation about personal finance

Beyond simply passing the collection plate every Sunday, many churches are also preaching the salvation of healthy personal finances. In weekly classes, workshops and small-group gatherings, churches like Impact Community Church in Elk Grove are showing the faithful a path to getting debt-free.

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Claudia Buck is the Personal Finance columnist and business editor at The Sacramento Bee. She's worked at The Bee since 2005. Amid the financial turmoil of the recent recession, she became the personal finance writer, helping readers cope with some of the confusing, daunting and perplexing aspects of managing our financial lives. She serves on the journalism advisory board of her alma mater, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Reach her at or 916-321-1968. Twitter: @Claudia_Buck.