Eight Important Money Decisions

Are finances a touchy subject at your house? Russ Crosson, president of Ronald Blue & Company, and his wife, Julie, talk about the wisdom of planning a family budget. The Crossons recall the financial tensions they experienced early in their marriage and tell how a budget got them working as a team.

Russ and Julie Crosson look closely at the problem of debt. The Crossons tell how they paid off their home early. Russ shares some basic principles for living within your means. View Show Notes →
Russ and Julie Crosson live a balanced life when it comes to their checkbook. They learned early on to resist impulse buying through planned spending, and encourage couples to follow their lead. View Show Notes →
Russ Crosson and his wife, Julie, talk about the wisdom of planning a family budget. The Crossons recall the tensions they experienced early in their marriage. View Show Notes →

Meet Series Guests

Julie Crosson

Julie Crosson graduated in 1976 from the University of Arkansas with an Associate degree in Nursing and from the University of Kansas with a Certified Registered Nurse of Anesthesia degree. After working in this field for five years, she retired to become a mom to her three sons—Clark, Reed, and Chad. In 1989, Julie co-authored the book "Money & Your Marriage" with her husband, Russ.

Julie is active in her church, Fellowship Bible Church, in Roswell, GA. She teaches a weekly women’s bible study in her home and along with her husband, Russ, has led seminars around the country on the subject of money, marriage, and communication.

Russ Crosson

Russ Crosson is President and CEO of Ronald Blue & Co, LLC, one of the largest independent fee-only financial, investment, tax, estate and philanthropic advisory firms in the U.S. With a national network of 15 branch offices, the firm serves over 6500 individual and business clients. Russ graduated from Kansas State University with a BS in Mathematics and a Masters Degree in Education. He and his wife, Julie, live in Roswell, Georgia, and are active in the teaching and mentoring of married couples. They are the parents of three adult sons.