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How To Save For Retirement Without an Employer-Sponsored Plan

saving for retirement without an employer sponsored plan

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 […]

4 Basic Moves for a Booming Stock Market

Originally posted on the Christian Post on March 3 Dear Chuck, Every time I turn on the news, I hear reports about new record highs in the stock market. I have some stock investment, but wondering if I should go bigger. Is there something I should be doing to take advantage of the energy in the […]

The 2007 “Black Swan” has not lost its bite

By Robert Dickie III. Regulation worsens “Black Swan” events. As more Americans struggle to build a full-time life in a part-time world, the cosmic shift in job creation from steady employment to a patchwork of professions leaves many wondering when this will end. This question assumes some kind of jobs bubble burst, forcing market corrections […]

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 […]

The five-Tier investing system

Investing is not unscriptural. As Christians learn to invest money according to God’s principles, they’ll find that God will increase their opportunity to help others. This is, in reality, the real purpose of investing: to gain financial security by increasing assets in order to serve God more fully. However, no single financial plan will fit […]

Why I DON’T Like Facebook for Investment

By Chuck Bentley–ATLANTA, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Consider Groupon, Netflix, MySpace and Beware, says CEO. Crown Financial Ministries CEO Chuck Bentley outlined reasons that should concern investors who plan on “liking” Facebook for their portfolios. He discussed his hesitance in a national e-blast to supporters of the 35-year non-profit that helps people and businesses who […]

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. […]

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