How to Survive in a Declining Economy

Newscasts report daily that our economy is on a downward trend. People are losing their homes, highly-paid executives are losing their positions and having to settle for lower-paying jobs, food and energy costs continue to increase, and the list goes on. While these facts are true, what we are experiencing is not new. In Jeremiah […]

How Pastors Can Train Their Congregations to Be Good Stewards

Many sermons and teaching lessons that pastors present to their congregations do not apply to everyone. For example, lessons on the depravity of alcohol or drugs or the spiritually and emotionally harmful effects of adultery could apply to only a handful of attendees. However, everybody deals with money. It is the pastors’ responsibility to help […]

Are Your Vendors Happy?

by Rick Boxx of Integrity Resource Center. “Do I pay staff, payroll taxes, or the vendor?” After staring at the checkbook it was obvious I could only do one of the three. This is a dilemma many business leaders have faced, but now the decision was mine. Most business owners would say pay the employee […]

U.S. Savings Bonds

What are savings bonds? Savings bonds are loans to the government for a predetermined period of time (generally seven years or longer). They were designed primarily to help fund the U.S. war effort in World War II and were originally called war bonds. After the war, the bond program was continued and retitled U.S. savings […]

How to refinance

The primary reason people choose to refinance their home mortgages is because of low mortgage interest rates. However, before refinancing, they should be aware that sometimes they may end up paying more, not less, for a mortgage because lenders charge new types of fees, and loan arrangements can be complex. When to refinance If you’re […]

Picking the Right Stock-to-Bond Mix

by Mark Biller for Sound Mind Investing What determines the performance of your investment portfolio more than any other single factor? Most investors think it’s picking good stocks and stock funds. Certainly that can make a big difference, and that’s why we suggest using a proven strategy like Fund Upgrading to help make important buy/sell […]

No quick fix for our debt addiction

By Chuck Bentley Many hoped to come away from the first presidential debate [of 2012] with renewed optimism for a solution to the fragile condition of our nation’s fiscal health. Unfortunately, I came away less optimistic. Just as divorcing couples are notorious for finger pointing, politicians running for office (or those in office for that […]

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