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“A Game of Recovery”

If you're not too happy with your past spending, investing, and giving decisions, join the club. But don't despair. You can recover from setbacks. Here's how.
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Earth Day and Good Stewardship

I woke up today to the sound of a garbage truck making its way down our street. After scrambling to get our garbage out, I glanced at the headlines of the day and realized it’s Earth Day.
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Money Roundup: Take Another Look at Your 1040, Why Economic Data Is Often Mystifying, and More

We're bringing you the Roundup a day early this week. Tomorrow is Good Friday and our offices will be closed. Have a blessed Easter, celebrating the resurrection of our Lord. He is risen!
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Roundup: A Proposed Tax on Investors, a Question That Gets Way Too Much Attention, and More

Here is our first-weekend-in-April roundup of articles on investing, personal finance, and stewardship: Sen. Ron Wyden proposes annual capital gains tax (Fiscal Times). Investors would pay a levy each year based on the
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“What Wealth Does to People”

A friend alerted me to a fascinating piece posted at The Cut, a New York magazine website for "women with stylish minds." (Needless to say, it's not the sort of site I typically visit.) The article is an interview with
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Roundup: Social Security and ‘Unretirement,’ Don’t Overreact to the Yield-Curve Inversion, and More

Here's our weekly collection of helpful reads on investing and personal finance — served up a day early this week to make way for our DAA and Sector Rotation updates tomorrow. How 'unretirement' affects your Social
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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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Roundup: The Downside of an HSA’s Upsides, Why Boredom Is a Good Thing (for Investors), and More

Here's our just-days-away-from Springtime Roundup of interesting reads on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. Enjoy!
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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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The Indispensable Virtue of Persistence

Every investment strategy will go through good times and bad. It takes persistence to stick with a strategy through its weak periods so it ultimately can succeed for you.
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