May 2, 2021

Day: May 2, 2021

Former finance manager bilks $1.3 million from Fellowship Christian Church

The theft occurred from December 2008 through April 2019, the indictment said.

GRAPEVINE, Texas — A former finance manager at one of the biggest churches in Texas – Fellowship Christian Church in Grapevine – pleaded guilty to theft, diverting more than $1.3 million to herself, according to court and police records.

Lara Lynn Ford, 51, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to Tarrant County court records. However, she may apply for shock probation, which could suspend her prison sentence for theft, court records indicated. 

An audit of the church’s banking accounts found Ford bilked $1,377,000, according to a

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2 Things Millennials Always Spend Way Too Much Money on

  • Financial planners say millennials have a few not-so-great spending habits.
  • Spending on convenience and big-ticket items is OK, but not if they don’t fit your budget. 
  • Setting financial goals and automating your bills before spending on wants can help.
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We’re all guilty of making the “wrong” spending choices from time to time, and millennials are no exception.

According to financial planners, there are two things millennials overspend on way too often. Below, they share the top ways they’ve had to help their younger clients curb their spending.

1. Spending on convenience 

Financial planner

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