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Christian Financial Planning, Budgeting & Investing

The Madoff Scandal and Three Essential Questions on Wealth

As Christians living in a fallen world, a world where moral meltdowns like the Madoff rip-off are all too common, it’s vital for us to seek biblical wisdom when it comes to acquiring wealth...

Should You Have a Living Will? A Christian Lawyer's Perspective

Medical advancements carry a price: families must increasingly face murky ethical questions. Attorney Stephen Bloom explains "living wills" (or "advanced directives") in layman's terms while weighing in on some of the dangers he’s observed with these documents…

  • Stephen Bloom, Esq. |
  • November 20, 2008 |
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Congress Can't Repeal the Law of Supply and Demand

Headlines scream with news, but what’s really going on with the credit meltdown? What, if anything, should the government be doing about it? And what about the rest of us? What should we be doing?

  • Stephen Bloom, Esq. |
  • November 06, 2008 |
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Keeping Our Perspective in a Tough Economy

I believe there are some practical things you and I can do to insulate us from some of the financial pain of this current financial crisis. When a storm is brewing, it's time to get back to the basics...

The New Rules of Real Estate

As an attorney, I’ve handled thousands of real estate transactions over my 20-year career. And from my observations, our current housing market trouble is only a symptom of the chronic underlying condition...

  • Stephen Bloom Esq. |
  • September 11, 2008 |
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7 Things You Need to Know About Health Savings Accounts

If you’ve been fretting about the big bite Uncle Sam is taking out of your household income—especially in light of the rising costs of living in general and healthcare in particular—take a deep, calming breath. Personal finance expert Eric Tyson has three words for you: Health Savings Accounts.

The Sub-Prime Crisis: How Do Christians Behave in Tough Times?

Too many believers equate Christianity with the good life and blessings of consumerism. Clearly, we have forgotten that Christianity has always been countercultural, thriving not in times of great prosperity, but in times of moral or economic bankruptcy...

Retirement 101: A Quick Course for 30-Somethings

The Bible is replete with stories of old guys and gals who did great things. So, let me share a few thoughts to help you get a perspective on retirement planning...

The Link Between Freedom and Economic Prosperity

A recent country-by-country survey of how free people are worldwide to direct their own economic fortunes repeatedly demonstrates the vital link between freedom and prosperity.

  • Rebecca Hagelin |
  • February 17, 2008 |
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Selling Morality Short: Goldman Sachs and the Sub-Prime Debacle

The list of losers in the sub-prime loan crisis is long, but there are also winners. And one of them made a killing in a manner that reminds us that in business, as in the rest of life, there is no substitute for morality.

An Eternal Investment

The things that Christ treasures are also the things that Christians should treasure and indeed do treasure as they grow in grace.

What is the True Cost of Living in Retirement?

It’s possible that the retirement years could cost just as much, or even more, than the pre-retirement years.

How to 'Flunk' Retirement

The average life expectancy for Americans is nearly 78 years, the longest in U.S. history. Boomers, who have challenged so many social traditions, seem to have no intention of following the traditional route of slowing down

How Long Will My Retirement Nest Egg Last?

I've heard the same guys on the radio as you who pat us on our hands, and say, “Don’t worry, you can safely withdraw 8 percent of your nest egg each year in retirement.” As much as I hate to be a party pooper -- that’s probably not true.

Is Your Church 'Money Savvy'?

As a pastor or lay leader, your ministry work may keep you so busy that you don’t pay much attention to your church’s finances. But without solid money management, none of that work would be possible.

The Changing Face of Retirement

People are living longer, staying healthy longer, and remaining active longer. What do you need to do to be financially and spiritually prepared for those later years?

  • Steve Scalici, CFP |
  • October 09, 2007 |
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The Worth of a Stay-at-Home Spouse

I used to recommend that couples carry a minimal amount of insurance on the non-working spouse. Then I met John, a 39-year-old widower...

  • Steve Scalici, CFP |
  • October 02, 2007 |
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Bard for Life: Deciphering Shakespeare and Financial Forecasts

William Shakespeare taught me how to read financial newspapers. Next time you read a newspaper, I want you to try the Much Ado about Nothing Analytical Tool...

Online Giving -- Is It Spiritually Profitable?

Will the practice of tithing online be a supplement or detriment to Sunday worship? Will it help or hurt the individual believer?

  • Russell Woodbridge |
  • August 01, 2007 |
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