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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: The Price of Admission, Tax Breaks for Retirees, and More

Happy Friday! Here's our weekly Roundup of articles on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. The price of admission (Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common Sense). It's been nearly a decade-and-and-a-half since we've
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Using I-Bonds to Save for College

With inflation running hot, inflation-linked U.S. government "Series I" bonds are the best deal going in the fixed-income universe. So it's not surprising that I-Bonds have become attractive for education-related
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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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When Helping (Adult Children Financially) Hurts

Many parents provide financial help to their adult children. Unfortunately, that aid often works against the long-term interest of the children — and the parents too.
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Your Best Interest: Finding Better Rates for Your Savings

Nationally, the average interest rate paid on savings accounts is a tiny 0.10%. By shopping around, you could earn up to 20 times that much.
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Roundup: Why Central Bankers Are Antsy, Investing in Your Long-Term Health, and More

It's a scorcher in many places. (We're hitting the mid-to-upper 90s today in Kentucky!) So find a shady spot (or an air-conditioned one), enjoy a cool beverage, and relax for a while with this week's Roundup. The
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Money Roundup: The Worst First-Half Ever, The Danger of Wealth, and More

Here's our latest summertime Roundup of recent articles about investing, personal finance, and stewardship. We hope you find them to be informative and helpful. The worst first half ever (Michael Batnick, The
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Prepaying Your Home Mortgage

The question of whether to prepay on a mortgage isn’t reducible to a matter of math. Instead, it requires thinking about your “future self.”
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Money Roundup: This Is a Test (of Your Emotions), Using I-Bonds for College Savings, and More

We're heading into the first (official) weekend of Summer! And here's our weekly Roundup of recent articles on investing and personal finance. We hope you find them to be interesting and helpful. Bear markets are a
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