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Getting Started With Investing
For help determining how much you may need for your retirement, figuring out your optimal asset allocation, adopting the best process for choosing investments, and choosing among your IRA and 401(K) options, read The Essentials of Investing. For college funding, read How to Help Your Kids Pay for College.

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Profitable Ideas: When Investing Gets Uncomfortable, The One Guarantee in the Stock Market, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Everybody’s talking about it (The Irrelevant Investor). To invest, you have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable sometimes. Here’s what happens when you panic and sell your 401(k) investments (USA Today). In short, nothing good. Why you probably don’t want to […]

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Profitable Ideas: This is Your Brain on Market Volatility, Blessed Are The Recyclers, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Don’t lose it (Humble Dollar). What happens to your brain when the markets go crazy. Blessed are the cobblers, recyclers, and thrift-store shoppers (Christianity Today). How should our faith guide us in a throw-away culture. You can afford that item you […]

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Investor Live Fire Testing

I remember reading an article by a long-haul cargo plane pilot who described his job as hour upon hour of boredom interspersed with moments of sheer terror. That’s a pretty good description of the stock market. There are long periods when not much happens. And then there are times like right now. Huge declines last […]

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Two Steps Toward a Biblical Approach to Investing

As with most financial topics, there are biblical principles that should guide our investing, but many of the specifics are left to us to figure out, hopefully motivated by a heart to consider how a good steward would invest. Last week, we looked at some reasons to invest. This week, we’ll start to build a […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Getting Rich Quadrant, Money-Making Lessons From Airbnb Hosts, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The getting rich quadrant (Safal Niveshak). Some very important truths about building wealth, illustrated very well.  Nobody told me (Humble Dollar). One of today’s best personal finance writers on the 10 things he would have liked to know about money when […]

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Why Invest?

So far this year in these Tuesday posts we’ve been working through a biblical framework for managing money. It starts with an understanding of our biblical financial identity. We’re stewards or managers of God’s resources, or as I prefer, builders. Next up is having a system in place to proactively manage cash flow. Then we […]

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Profitable Ideas: Pursuing Significance With Your Finances, The Right Time to Invest, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. 3 strategies for pursuing significance with your finances (Crosswalk). Some great reminders about important aspects of money that can’t be seen on a spreadsheet.  How to choose between a traditional and a Roth IRA (Peter Lazaroff). Good advice for making a […]

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