Missionary Minded

How to Keep Your Credit Rating Strong While Living Abroad

While living overseas, all of your traditional U.S.-based lines of credit that remain open will continue to affect your credit score. [read more]

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What to Do if You’re Audited by the IRS

What should you do if you’re living abroad and an IRS audit notification shows up in your mailbox? [read more]

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Offset Your Summer Travel Expenses: Use Travel Time to Connect with Your Donors

Whether you’re on the road or in the air use those long flights, train trips or drives to communicate with your donors. [read more]

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It’s Not too Late to Prepare for Summer Expenses

When summer comes, it can bring some budget-busting seasonal expenses with it. [read more]

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If You Can’t Take It with You…

If you’ve been a follower of Jesus for a while, you know that the Bible says a lot about money and how we should use it. The central biblical theme is that our money is really God’s. He entrusts it to us to use according to his plans, not ours. We call this stewardship. “Your” money is a tool with a fixed expiration date. You only get to use it in this life. When you wake up, the only thing that will matter about the money you had is what you did with it. [read more]

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Help Your Kids Be Like Jesus. Teach them to Save and Give.

As a missionary, you may be skeptical about the idea of teaching your kids to manage money. One reason may be that you don’t have much discretionary income, but handling money wisely helps us to follow Jesus more closely. [read more]

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