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Freedom vs. Fear

October 2015 Good $ense Newsletter: Freedom vs. Fear “What if you were given the choice to change or die?” was the question posed in an article in Fast Company magazine. What if a doctor said...
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The Foundation of Hope

Truths That Transform: The Foundation of Hope An old Rich Mullins song called "Pictures in the Sky" contains this line: "Down here on earth it's hard to keep in mind When the days are hazy...
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The Importance of Perspective

August 2015 Good $ense Newsletter: The Importance of Perspective After a major battle in WWII, a doctor on the front lines was running low on morphine. So rather than automatically administering it to badly wounded...
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How is your College Student Doing Financially?

News You Can Use: How is your college student doing financially? It's August, and the school year is rolling around again. Incoming freshmen new to the college scene, seniors getting ready for their final year,...
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The Priority of Planning

June 2015 Good $ense Newsletter: The Priority of Planning Years ago when I first visited south Florida, I found it Ugly (Yes, that's ugly with a capital U!).  All the swamps and huge bugs that...
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Plan Now, Celebrate Later!

Truths That Transform: Plan Now, Celebrate Later! The evening had come, and everyone was excited. The coming of the bridegroom would start off a great celebration. But as time went by, the girls keeping watch...
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IRS Hacked; 100,000 Tax Accounts Compromised

News You Can Use: IRS Hacked; 100,000 Tax Accounts Compromised The IRS has announced that criminals gained unauthorized access to its "Get Transcript" application between February and mid-May. Approximately 100,000 tax accounts were accessed. To...
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Grace for the journey

April 2015 Good $ense Newsletter: Grace for the journey Recently while driving I looked up in my rear view mirror and my heart sank as I saw the flashing lights of a police car coming...
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Paths to Financial Freedom

The potential of windfall income Windfall income occurs when we receive a one-time influx of funds. Sometimes, we can predict when we'll have a windfall but maybe not the exact amount (annual bonuses, tax refunds,...
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Grace, or Grabbing?

Truths That Transform: Grace, or Grabbing? His name meant literally, "he grabs the heel"; figuratively, "he deceives". And that's the way Jacob lived his early years. He took advantage of a weak moment with his...
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Transformational Opportunities

February 2015 Good $ense Newsletter: Transformational Opportunities Dear G$ Friends and Stewardship Partners, I wonder if you view news headlines such as the recent terrorist attacks in France or the volatility of oil prices as...
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Paths to Financial Freedom

The Diligent Earner: Attitude The end of the year has come and gone, and for many of us, that means we received (or didn't receive) our annual raises and/or bonuses at work.  Did your rewards...
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