Many church members become fuzzy-minded looking at a line-item budget. This year try a ‘narrative budget’ that connects offerings to vital ministries. From Center for Faith & Giving. (Photo: Chris Potter, Creative Commons)
Inflation is putting the pressure on family budget, and perhaps nowhere more than the food budget. How can folks put food on the table without sacrificing nutrition? Today.com offers some great tips. (Photo: Jack Sparrow, Pexels)
The 10-10-80 principle is a simple formula that can help many individuals and families achieve long-term financial stability. It’s relatively easy to understand and can help you get your finances in order. From Crosswalk.com.
Inflation is causing problems for everyone, especially retirees on fixed incomes or with limited investments. US News reports on strategies for retirees to handle their finances. (Photo: Pug50, Creative Commons)
Lots of faithful people struggle with money, especially in an unsettled economy climate like today’s. But three clear principles can help families get on track and stay there. From Crosswalk.com.
The bible says a lot about money, especially as it relates to God’s people and their generosity. In fact, the bible’s teachings can get overwhelming. This article from the Seventh Day Adventist Church magazine offers a nice overview. (Photo © Alfredo Muller – Fotolia.com)
We pray about all sorts of issues in our lives, but money for many presents a “do not cross” barrier. Spiritual leader and author, the late Gerald May, reflects on his own journey to become comfortable with praying about money. From the Shalem Institute. (Photo © JcJg Photography – Fotolia.com)
The stock market has lots of people anxious about a possible recession on the horizon. To help you be in the best possible position if the economy tanks, Investopedia offers advice on five moves you should definitely avoid. (Photo: TheDave, Creative Commons)
An endowment fund can help your congregation to face the future with more stability It provides a meaningful option for your members’ second-mile and legacy gifts. This guide from the ELCA Foundation explains. (Photo: Chris Potter, Creative Commons)
It’s way too easy to get over your head in credit card debt. One stretch of careless spending or financial hardship can put you in a real crunch. What’s the way out of the hole? Experian looks at some of the best strategies. (Photo: (c) tanawatpontchour – Fotolia.com)