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Keep Crooks from Cashing in on Your Credit Cards

Keep Crooks from Cashing in on Your Credit Cards

Ever had the feeling that you’re being watched–especially if you’re in an unfamiliar area? You instinctively hitch your purse a little higher on your shoulder, or run your hand over your wallet, just to know your valuables are still safe. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Why should you work with a Christian financial advisor?

Why should you work with a Christian financial advisor?

Part of the rationale for working with a financial advisor is that you’re partnering with someone who has expertise that you lack. But is it even better to work with an advisor who places godly stewardship as their top priority? [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Marathon or Sprint: What’s Your Retirement Fund Strategy?

Marathon or Sprint: What’s Your Retirement Fund Strategy?

Have you noticed how some people jump into spring fitness with abandon – running at breakneck speed as if they’re trying to sprint away from the extra pounds they packed on during winter – while others take it slow and easy, with the sure-footed pace of a marathon runner? This sprint versus marathon mentality also applies to financial fitness, especially when it comes to retirement planning for baby boomers. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Are You a Financially Fit Millennial? Ask yourself these questions

With spring just around the corner, your thoughts may be turning to getting in shape for outdoor adventure. But what about your financial fitness? Since it’s never too late to get started, we’ve prepared this quiz to help you strengthen your core with smart money moves for millennials. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Are you ready to refinance?

Games make sense and are easier to play when you know the rules. The same is true when it comes to refinancing your ministry’s mortgage. And the economic challenges of the past decade have prompted significant changes in lending requirements. If you’re looking to refinance, here are the rules of the game today. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Could your organization get a loan today?

When professional sports teams consider acquiring new players, one major consideration is a prospect’s health. The same is true for lenders reviewing loan applications. They’re looking for healthy borrowers, those that can handle the prospective debt. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters