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Money Roundup: Growth vs. Value, “Giving Small” Can Be Big, and More

Here is SMI's weekly roundup of recent articles from around the Web on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. We hope you find them helpful!
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Elevating the Role of Health Savings Accounts

Should you think of a health savings account (HSA) as a retirement account — just like you think of a 401(k) plan or an IRA? According to a new study (PDF) by the consulting company Willis Towers Watson, the answer is an
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A New Money-Management App That Emphasizes Christian Stewardship

The MoneyWise app brings envelope-method discipline into a digital age, and it helps Christians align their faith with their financial decisions.
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Money Roundup: Five Investing Powers, Gold’s Worst Enemy, and More

We'll be posting the April issue of the SMI newsletter tomorrow, so we are rolling out the weekly Money Roundup a day earlier than normal. Started from the bottom (Nick Maggiulli, Of Dollars and Data). We may never see
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Money Roundup: More Stimulus From Uncle Sam, the Simplest Hedge Against Inflation, and More

Before getting to the Roundup, a public service announcement: Daylight Time returns this Sunday. Don't forget to set your clocks ahead (unless you live in Hawaii or Arizona)! Now on to our weekly collection of interesting
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How College Financial Aid Really Works

For many families with college-bound children, how to pay for college can become one of their greatest financial challenges, both in practical terms (coming up with the money) and emotional terms (deciding on the “right”
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Navigating the College Admissions Process

Selective schools may be increasingly difficult to get into, but there are plenty of colleges that offer a quality education, have high acceptance rates, and offer a decent amount of financial aid.
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Publication Schedule Update – Plus the Weekly Money Roundup

"Blessed are the flexible, for they will not get bent out of shape!" You won't find that "beatitude" in Scripture, but it is true — and it came to mind this morning as we opted to alter the SMI publication schedule this
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Financial Love and Respect

With 20 years of ministry experience, a PhD in family studies, a Master’s of Divinity degree, and a Master’s degree in communication, Emerson Eggerichs was a knowledgeable, experienced, and effective pastor. But one day,
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Money Roundup: Market Madness, Final Thoughts, and More

Here's our weekly roundup of recent articles on investing and other financial topics. We hope you find them interesting and helpful. Beware the madness of markets (Financial Times). "Fear of missing out is a powerful
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