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Your Worldview Matters, Part 2

There was no plan to write a follow-up to yesterday's Your Worldview Matters post. But today's revelations about Ken Fisher are too on point to not bring them into the discussion. According to this MarketWatch report,
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Economic Uncertainty Is Certain

Is a recession approaching? Perhaps. But economic uncertainty is always with us, and biblical principles of money management work under any scenario. They can help you weather the storm, no matter how hard the financial
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Cultivating the Long View

From a practical perspective, adopting a long-term view is essential for successful investing. It helps us stay with our plan, despite the inevitable pain of many downturns along the way. The Bible identifies patience as
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Wait for It!

Patience is out of fashion. That’s too bad because, in investing, the most profitable path is marked by patience. Good things really do come to those who wait.
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An Update on “Multiply”

After introducing Multiply, SMI’s new video-based small-group/workshop resource about taking a biblical approach to investing earlier this year, it’s been exciting to see more and more churches and individuals making use
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Making Sense of the Annuity Puzzle

Buying an annuity is, in essence, buying a steady pension for your retirement years. That sounds attractive, but annuities also have downsides. Here’s how to determine if one is right for
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The QCD: A Giving-Related Tax Break Available to Older Taxpayers

If you're over 70½ and have an IRA, here's a simple strategy that could reduce your tax burden while also enabling you to donate greater amounts to a church or charity.
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Be Prepared: How Investing Effectively Can Improve the Effectiveness of Our Witness

The Bible teaches us to always be ready to give an explanation for our faith. "Be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have." – 1 Peter 3:15 Peter’s assumption
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“Is it Biblical to Save for Retirement?”

Saving for retirement doesn’t necessarily mean you’re not trusting in God. In fact, done with the right spirit, retirement planning can be a powerful expression of your trust in Him.
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Investing Is a Spiritual Act

I had the pleasure of representing SMI at the recent Christian Stewardship Network (CSN) Forum in Dallas. CSN is an organization for stewardship pastors and directors, providing opportunities to learn more about creating
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