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The Risks and Advantages of Employer Stock in Your Retirement Account

Investing in your employer’s stock via a company retirement plan carries some risk. But it also comes with a special tax advantage.
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Better Days Ahead and Other Points to Ponder

More than a shot in the arm “I didn’t feel a thing…. I also believe that history will record that this week was the beginning of the end of the coronavirus pandemic.” – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence after receiving a
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SMI on the Radio: Money Moves for the New Year (audio & transcript)

Want to make significant financial progress in 2021? SMI's executive editor Mark Biller offered helpful ideas this week on Moody Radio's MoneyWise Live. To listen, click the play button below. Scroll down for the
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And the Government Shall Be Upon His Shoulder

Electoral College delegations from the various states meet today to cast their votes for president of the United States. Those totals will be read in a Joint Session of Congress on January 6, 2021, bringing to an end
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SMI Members Helped Make #GivingTuesday a Great Success

On #GivingTuesday, December 1, we offered an opportunity for SMI members to come alongside the Jesus Film Project (JFP) to help reach parts of South Asia with the Gospel. As we noted, hundreds of millions in India, Nepal,
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Now Available: Personal Portfolio Tracker & Fund Performance Rankings With Data Through 11-30-20

We've updated SMI's Personal Portfolio Tracker and monthly Fund Performance Rankings with performance data through Nov. 30, 2020. • The Portfolio Tracker: Using the online Tracker, you can personalize SMI's fund rankings,
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Stay Awake!

The Advent season (the weeks just before Christmas) is my favorite time of the year. With every strain of "Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus" and "O Come, O Come Emanuel," I am reminded that God is working toward a good end.
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Today is #GivingTuesday — Join Us to Help Bring the Gospel to South Asia!

Welcome to #GivingTuesday where we are once again partnering with our friends at the Jesus Film Project to help bring the Gospel to thousands of people who have never heard it. And because of one generous couple, the
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