Category Archives for "Investing"

Practical Steps to Start Investing

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Are you an investor? The U.S. stock market has grabbed everyone’s attention since volatility began to increase after a full year of uninterrupted growth in 2017. With so many people having some stake in the market, it is no wonder that it has been making the financial headlines lately. Recent surveys indicate that about 45% […]

How To Save For Retirement Without an Employer-Sponsored Plan

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About 34% of the workforce today is made up of freelancers, constituting what is now known as the “Gig Economy”. These individuals have forgone the traditional 9-5 office jobs for temporary contract work with one or many organizations. And, Intuit predicts that number will continue to grow. For so many, working from home or having […]

Are Investing Apps a Good Investment?

For many, investing is intimidating. The complicated Wall Street jargon, the horror stories of Depression and Recession, and a shared mentality that you have to be both wealthy and white collar to have any skin in the game have all contributed. Only 40% of Millennials are investors, and many think their salary alone disqualifies them […]

Ask Chuck: What Does the Bible Say About the Bitcoin Frenzy?

Dear Chuck, It seems like everyday I see a new headline about Bitcoin. There is quite a frenzy about this digital currency, but something doesn’t feel right to me. Do you have any advice? Is it a good investment, or just a bubble waiting to pop? Sincerely, Cautious Investor   Dear Cautious Investor, Great question! […]

5 Mistakes That Lead to Debt

5 Mistakes that lead to debt

Have you ever thought about what causes debt? Most people who have accumulated debt didn’t do so on purpose. It’s usually because of a series of small mistakes, one huge accident, or an assumption that “this is just the way it’s done”. But underneath all those causes are deeper, hidden problems. Paying off debt or […]

What Does the Bible Say About Investing?

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Christians should invest, not simply to accumulate wealth for their own sake, but to increase their effectiveness for God’s Kingdom. Teaching Christians to invest is as important as teaching them how to budget. It’s all part of living as faithful stewards. What the Bible Says About Investing Investing is a way to multiply the resources […]

The First Step to Financial Freedom

Have you been waiting to make a budget until you make just a little more money? Maybe you have good intentions to start saving for retirement, but it just hasn’t happened. Debt has a way of accumulating quickly while we work to develop a plan to pay it off. Can you identify with any of […]

Everything You Need to Know About Mutual Funds

Everything You Need to Know About Mutual Funds

There have never been more stock and bond investment opportunities or information sources available than at the present, but deciding which stocks or bonds to buy has never been more difficult. Equity mutual funds are an alternative to individual stocks and bonds, and they are an easy way to participate in the stock market. They enable […]

6 Money Myths You Need to Stop Believing

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text] There are many misconceptions and myths about money. Many of them are completely untrue, but some are more untrue when you look at them through the lens of a faithful, biblical steward. Here are some of the top […]