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Money Roundup: Getting Comfortable With Volatility, The Breadth of Biblical Stewardship, and More

Here is SMI's weekly Roundup of recent reads on investing, personal finance, and stewardship (plus a little bit of public policy info). We hope you find these articles helpful.
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What if Money Isn’t for Our Happiness?

Realizing that the things of this world will never satisfy our deepest longings isn’t bad news. It’s helpful news.
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Money Roundup: All the World’s Gold, Getting Back to the Good Old Days, and More

Autumn is here! And with it, here's our latest Roundup of interesting reads on investing and other financial matters. (We're posting a day early because we're rolling out the October issue of SMI tomorrow!) How much
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SMI on the Radio: A Disciplined Investor

Being humble, content, and patient aren't just good spiritual qualities. They are also crucial qualities of a disciplined investor. SMI executive editor Mark Biller talked about that with host Rob West yesterday on
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Encouraging News About Generosity

In April, I wrote about growing concerns that the financial fallout from COVID-19 (shutdowns, layoffs, market decline) could seriously disrupt church giving. I noted that while the months ahead might lead to financial
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The 7 Qualities of a Disciplined Investor

Striking a wise balance between the risks and rewards of the marketplace requires both knowledge and self-discipline.
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SMI on the Radio: Easily Avoidable Investing Mistakes (audio and transcript)

Everyone makes mistakes. It goes with being human! Thankfully, many common investing mistakes are avoidable, as SMI executive editor Mark Biller explained earlier this week on MoneyWise Live from Moody Radio. To
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Money Roundup: A Record Plunge, A Risk Reassessment, and More

Here's our latest collection of interesting reads on investing, the economy, and personal finance. U.S. economy plunges at titanic 32.9% rate in 2nd quarter and points to drawn-out recovery (MarketWatch). Consumer
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Managing Risk Within SMI’s Framework

SMI's “follow the system” method of sticking to clear, mechanical rules works nearly all the time. But there is one potential hitch in this risk-management process.
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SMI on the Radio: Becoming a Wise Steward in the Area of Investing (audio and transcript)

Anyone can become a wise and faithful steward in the area of investing. You just need to be teachable! By 2012, Sound Mind Investing managing editor Matt Bell had 20 years of experience writing and teaching about biblical
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