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Christian Financial Planning, Budgeting & Investing

Are Annuities Right for You?

In light of the recent market volatility, variable annuities are being reintroduced to a broader audience. Pre-retirees and retirees are giving annuities a second look because of the tax-deferred features and income guarantees. Is an annuity right for you?

The Big Picture on Genuinely Helping the Poor

How do we make sure the "help" we give to the poor doesn't end up amounting to nothing more than an empty gesture?

What You Need to Know If Your Bank Fails

Since January 2009, 106 banks and 19 credit unions have failed in the U.S. As grim as these statistics may be, you should not worry about your bank or credit union provided it is FDIC- or NCUSIF-insured.

Faith, Finances, and Fantasy: The Prosperity Gospel at Work

While the prosperity gospel is part of the problem, it is only a small expression of a much larger American ethos.

Money and Morality: How Values Undercut the Economy

If people can’t control their own desires, can we really expect them to keep their financial house in order?

The Dollar at the Precipice

Our currency is headed for a free-fall off a cliff in the international foreign-exchange markets. Why is this almost a certainty?

  • Fred A. Kingery |
  • November 20, 2009 |
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Is the Economy Really Recovering?

With news reporting the recession is finally over and the stock market recovering over 50% from the March 9th low, we need to ask: is Main Street truly improving?

  • Jay Peroni, CFP(r) |
  • November 06, 2009 |
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Estate Planning Essentials for Bad (and Good) Times

Planning the orderly disposition of your estate (the money and property you own, however much or little) is always a step toward good stewardship and financial peace. Lawyer Stephen Bloom gives readers a simple guide.

It Wants Your Wallet! Beware the Cap and Trade Monster

The impact of cap-and-trade will be devastating for individuals and potentially catastrophic for our nation's already troubled economy. And it probably won't help the environment.

Does Your Spending Reflect Your Values?

Every day you vote with your wallet. Where you work, where you spend, donate and even invest is a reflection of your values...

Credit Scoring Changes You Need to Know

Remember the good ol' days when credit limits meant something, lenders reviewed credit applications, and the livin' was easy? I hate to break it to you, but those days are gone...

A Dangerous Cure: Seven Obamacare Health Myths

President Obama’s healthcare reform plan is the classic case of a "cure" that’s worse than the disease, though it has deceived many well-meaning people.

5 Ways the New Housing Law Benefits Homeowners

Last month, the U.S. Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act. Here is a brief summary of those changes that may be of interest to homeowners.

Lessons We Can Learn from the Madoff Scandal

There are several important lessons that all of us need to learn for good, while this scandal is still fresh in our minds.

Common-Sense Environmentalism: Go Green, $ave Green

Environmentalism doesn’t need to be about a radical political agenda. It can be about our own behavior, informed by values like good stewardship, protecting family time, self-restraint, and helping others.

Spending Tomorrow: Sticking Posterity with the Bill

Yesterday, millions of Americans mailed in their tax returns to the federal government. And millions more stood in tea party protests across the country.

Out of the Dark Tunnel and into the Sunshine

Today, I am renewing my commitment to focus on only those things that are true, honorable, fair, just, pure, acceptable and lovely...

Who You Gonna Believe?

I've put together a sampling of Scriptures that are important for us if we're to survive economic hard times. After all, "Who you gonna believe," bankrupted businesses and folded financial institutions -- or God?

On Economic Depressions: Then and Now?

Dr. Jeffrey Herbener compares the economic booms and busts from the past to today's scenario, discussing what policies got America out of the Great Depression and into a new era.

  • Dr. Jeffrey M. Herbener |
  • March 28, 2009 |
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