There is a time for everything…

by Sound Mind Investing … and a season for every activity under heaven” (Ecclesiastes 3:1). The seasons of life include economic seasons of plenty and famine, both for nations as well as for us on our individual journeys. Nothing can completely insulate us from the occasional cyclic downturns. Our government can’t. Our financial advisers can’t. […]

Defining a Christian business

Obviously, there is no such thing as a Christian business. A business is a legal entity, such as a corporation, partnership, or proprietorship and, as such, has no spirit or soul. It may, however, reflect the values of the principal owners or managers. It is the reflection of these values that determines whether a business […]

Who’s in Charge?

by Rick Boxx for Integrity Resource Center If you’ve ever experienced having a baby you may remember the feeling. You and/or your spouse expectantly nurture the baby in the womb for nine months, and then finally the big day arrives. The bundle of joy is born! Then the next hurdle comes. The room fills with […]

Seven-Step Solution to an Economic Crisis

In light of the signs pointing to what some are calling the “economic crisis of a century,” an “economic Pearl Harbor,” or a “financial tsunami, including the collapse or near collapse of some of largest financial institutions in American history, I believe we all have reason now to ask: “What can I do to help solve this problem?” […]

Should You Be Preparing a War Portfolio?

by The Christian Financial Planning Institute Fear should never drive investment decisions. The smarter move is to stick with a portfolio that’s well diversified and that reflects your long-range financial goals, risk tolerance and personal circumstances. Should you be bulletproofing your portfolio for wartime? That’s the recommendation of some “investment advisors,” and some investors are […]