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Money Roundup: Why Inflation Is Difficult to Forecast, Helping Mom and Dad, and More

Spring gives way to summer this weekend! Grab a cold beverage, find a shady spot, and enjoy our latest collection of interesting articles on investing, personal finance, and stewardship.
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The Apostle Most Keenly Attuned to the Financial Implications of Following Christ

The upcoming issue of the Sound Mind Investing newsletter will focus on giving and generosity, as is our July custom. Working on the issue this week, I was struck by a passage in our cover article by pastor Charles
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Money Roundup: Mistakes Fund Investors Make, Big Tuition Discounts, and More

Here is our weekly collection of worthwhile reads on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. What are the 10 biggest mistakes made by fund investors? (Joe Wiggins, Behavioural Investment). You can avoid many of
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SMI on the Radio: Is Higher Inflation Here to Stay? (audio and transcript)

Inflation is ramping up. Is that something to be concerned about? How might it affect your portfolio? SMI's executive editor Mark Biller discussed those matters last week with host Rob West on Moody Radio's MoneyWise
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A Prayer for Memorial Day

This prayer was written several years ago by author and speaker Mark D. Roberts, now of Fuller Theological Seminary's DePree Center. It appears here in slightly abridged form. Gracious and Sovereign God, Lord of all
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Everything I Needed to Know About Investing, I Learned at the Beach

A beach trip can be filled with timeless and unforgettable lessons about investing basics. Can you spot them?
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What Money Can’t Buy and Other Points to Ponder

Too good to be true? “The problem is that the massive government ‘stimulus’ checks have put the economy in a strange position, where retail sales are far above where they would be if COVID had never happened, even as the
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Health Care Sharing Ministries: A Christian Alternative to Health Insurance

For those who can’t afford health insurance, health care sharing ministries are a godsend. They now help 1.5 million Americans cover health costs. Here are profiles of the four largest sharing
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Money Roundup: Keep Bond Expectations in Check, Your Personal Inflation Rate, and More

Here's our latest collection of interesting reads on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. The golden age for bonds is over (Charlie Bilello, Compound Advisors blog). "Bond investors need to keep their
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Money Roundup: Inflation’s Impact, It’s OK Not to Care, and More

Here's the Roundup for the first Friday in May! Stocks, bonds, and higher inflation (Charlie Bilello, Compound Capital Advisors). "Let’s take a look at how stocks and bonds have performed under various levels of
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