7 Things to Know about Bitcoin in 2021
Written By: Victoria Sechrist Bitcoin has hit record highs in the last couple of months. It begs the question: Is it here to stay? Should Catholics take notice? Will this affect the Church at some point? Bitcoin is a global digital currency, also known as a cryptocurrency. You can use your U.S. Dollars or any […]
The Stock Market – A Godly Perspective
When Jesus began the Sermon on the Mount, he proclaimed the Beatitudes as the way to authentic happiness. The first of these stated that poverty of spirit would enable us to inherit the Kingdom of God. In other words, the first step on the road to joy begins with a healthy detachment from material goods. […]
Challenge Your Expenses
Some people think that the only way to save is to make massive spending cuts and others think the best way to save is to make many small changes. We think it’s both. No reason why you can’t analyze and adjust both the large and small expenses. The first thing is to quit spending money […]
Health Care Sharing Plans – Part 2
To help you decide if a health care sharing plan is right for you and your family, we are going to look at things to think about and questions to ask. Several plans have restrictions on the doctors available to you. If you live in a large metropolitan area, this may not be a problem, […]
Retiring? What Will You do With Your 401K?
When you are preparing for retirement there are a ton of financial implications. The biggest one is the amount of money you have available each month to cover your living expenses. Do you need money from savings to supplement that income, and if so, how long will your savings last? An up to date, active […]
Thinking About Investing? Start Here!
Proverbs 21:20 tells us, “Precious treasure remains in the house of the wise, but the fool consumes it.” When you invest in order to take care of your future needs you are keeping precious treasure in your house, which is a good thing. BUT investing with the simple goal of accumulating more and more wealth […]
Apps are a Great Tool for Beginning Investors
When you are just beginning to think about financial planning for your future self, apps are a great way to start investing. This type of investment strategy is targeted to the small investor who does not need a typical hands-on personal financial advisor. Investing at an early age is ideal because when you start early, […]
Navigating Your Finances God’s Way – Work, Save and Invest.
Work was given to man not as a punishment but as a gift. The first thing God did with Adam was to put him to work. In the earliest part of the creation story we hear that God, the universe’s first worker, gave man the garden to “tend and keep” (Genesis 2:15). We may think […]
What is Your Stock Market Mentality?
I was recently reading an article by Dr. Jim Denison about the volatility of the stock market, especially as it has fluctuated this spring. January started at 25,369.13; by the end of January it reached a high of 26,149.39 and a few days into February market lost 3,000 points. Do these wild fluctuations bother you? […]
What is Socially Responsible Investing?
Biblically Responsible Investing (BRI) or Socially Responsible Investing, (SRI) is gaining in popularity around the US. BRI is an attempt by investors to align their investment decisions with their personal belief system and convictions. You know there is nothing in the Bible that gives you specific investment advice or tells you which stocks to buy […]