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Money Roundup: Bond Returns Are (Finally) Looking Up, The Compounding Effect of Good (and Bad) Habits, and More

We're posting the Roundup a day early this week. Tomorrow, look for the end-of-month updates for DAA and Sector Rotation (if you're a Premium-level member). Expected returns for bonds are finally attractive (Ben
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15 More Times

Life passes quickly. If you now live at a distance from your loved ones, how many more times will you see them? Is there a decision — financial or otherwise — that would enable you to see them
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A Worried Investor No More

Don't waste time with investing-related discouragement, regret, and second-guessing. There's a more constructive approach.
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Overcoming Common “Cognitive Biases” in Investing

A cognitive bias can affect your judgment. Here are five that regularly trip up investors, and how SMI’s investing approach can help combat them.
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The Wonder of Generosity

“Can't you just be amazed and move on?”        – Frank Walker (George Clooney), Tomorrowland Incredible things happen in our lives every day. The sunrise and sunset. The stars that appear each night. All around us,
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Money Roundup: A Textbook Bear-Market Rally, Beefing Up the IRS, and More

Here's our latest collection of interesting articles from across the web. We hope you find them to be thought-provoking and helpful.
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What’s Your Money Mindset?

When I used to teach biblical money management workshops on a regular basis, I would often use an exercise designed to help people see what money-related assumptions they had. I would tell participants to imagine that
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Money Roundup: A Giant Distraction, Finding Missing Money, and More

We're rolling out the Roundup a day early this week. Tomorrow, Mark will post the monthly strategy updates for DAA and Sector Rotation. A giant distraction to the business of investing (Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common
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Financial Faithfulness in Investing

Don’t judge investing decisions in hindsight based on outcomes that were impossible to predict. Instead, reflect on whether you followed a biblically informed process for decision-making.
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Bear Markets Are a Grind

A market downturn inflicts double-edged pain, as investors suffer both monetary loss and emotional fatigue. You can’t make the pain go away, but you can keep two important things in mind.
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