How to Introduce Your Preschooler to Money and Banking

Should kids who are still learning how to count be introduced to the grown-up world of money management? Absolutely. It’s never too early to start teaching your children about money and the importance of financial responsibility. [read more]

Category: Common Cents

Infographic: How Should you Allocate your Church Budget?

It can be a challenge to create a church budget in a vacuum. How do you know if you’ve chosen the best way to allocate your funds? We asked a number of churches for a detailed breakdown of their budget. [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Bootcamp Develops Missionary Support-Raising Solutions

When missionaries are preparing for life abroad, it’s no secret that fundraising ranks fairly low on the “what I love about missions” meter. Raising money is typically not a popular pursuit compared to the excitement of adapting to a new culture or developing specialized ministry skills. But the hard truth is that missionary activity can face frustrating interruptions without a consistent flow of vital financial resources. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Maybe Tax Time Is Your Time to Start Saving

Tax season brings a mixed bag of emotions depending on your level of financial fitness. Take heart. Tax time could be your time to get better control of your finances. Here are a couple ideas to get you started. [read more]

Category: Missionary Minded

Using the Right Financial Services Makes Ministry Banking Easier and More Efficient

One advantage of banking with a financial institution that understands what you do is that they design financial services with your operating practices in mind. A key to making the most of these services is to use the right ones for the right things [read more]

Category: Ministry Matters

Are You Ready for Tax Season?

Despite the challenges of crunching your financial numbers, one nice thing about numbers is that they’re black and white. That means if you have the right information, you can come up with the answers you need. [read more]

Category: Common Cents