September 2011

How Your Work Can Renew Culture

True Wealth
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I’ve been very interested in the idea of Business as Mission recently.  The idea that businesses can be a strategic influence for the gospel. Work isn’t just a means to making more money. It is a means to a greater purpose of glorifying God by impacting others lives.  Work is a high calling. Tim Keller […]

Is Social Security Income?

Retirement
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Here’s a question about Social Security that I came across not too long ago: I’m in my 60’s and am receiving Social Security every month.  How much, if any, can I still contribute to my Roth IRA?           In other words, the question is  – Is Social Security income?  Or more […]

3 Things More Valuable Than Money

Personal Finance
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Too often we think money is the greatest thing in the world!  Think about it. How much time do we spend working for it, planning around it, worrying, reading and writing about it, and constantly thinking about it. We can all agree that money won’t be the most important thing in eternity, but we sometimes […]

Your Guide to Personal Wealth, Happiness & Debt

Personal Finance
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You don’t have to be a millionaire to be happy with your finances. Being content with your personal wealth is as much about being in control of your money as the actual amount you have in your account: having a comfortable, well-managed budget, spending wisely, and keeping on top of any debts you may have. […]

How You Can Turn Your Credit Card Rewards Program Into Charity Donations

Credit Cards
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We all know there are tons of credit cards on the market which offer extra rewards for certain types of spending, such as gas and groceries. However what you may not know is that a handful of rewards programs give you extra rewards for charity donations, too. Here are the 3 most popular rewards programs […]

What’s the Difference Between Saving and Hoarding?

True Wealth
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My kids have all the food, clothing, shelter, and toys they need, and even more of what they want. How and why did this come to be?  Do they go out and buy it all themselves? Of course not, their loving parents provided them with everything. In the same way, God provides everything for us […]