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Journey of Generosity

June Good $ense Newsletter: Journey of Generosity Good Sense partners, Have you ever been to the “World of Coca-Cola” in Atlanta? I sampled over 100 different soft drinks that Coke sells all over the world...
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Avoid Skyrocketing Energy Bills!

(as posted in POPSUGAR Smart Living.) Although the electricity bill probably isn’t one of your biggest expenses (compared to your rent or mortgage), it’s definitely an expenditure you can reduce. It doesn’t take that much...
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Stewardship as a Vocation

by Catherine Malotky: Like you, I am a stewardship leader in my congregation. Sometimes I wonder why we work at stewardship in congregations. Of course we have to pay the congregational bills, and for a...
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June 2014 Transforming Truths

"But just as you excel in everything in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in complete earnestness and in your love for us see that you also excel in this grace of giving." – 2 Corinthians...
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Discover the Value of Your Stuff

News You Can Use: Discover the Value of Your Stuff by Savvy Living’s Jim Miller: I inherited a large number of antiques and unique art from my great aunt and I would like to find...
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Timely Tax Tips

April Good $ense Newsletter: Timely Tax Tips Instead of going into Debt to pay your taxes: Currently the default action of many Americans is to go into debt to pay for large expenses such as...
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CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP NETWORK FORUM

RECENTLY I PRESENTED AT THE CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP NETWORK FORUM. This annual gathering of stewardship pastors and leaders from around the country is always an inspirational, relationship-building and great-ideas-for-ministry time. Following are some key takeaways from...
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Riding the Financial Roller-coaster!

When the ball dropped marking the beginning of 2014, many people made resolutions. Some pledged to exercise more or eat healthier and others to grow their businesses, get out of debt, or add to their...
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5 Steps to Take Control of Your Personal Finances

Author: Brittney Castro via Entrepreneur.com When I started my financial planning career seven years ago, I quickly learned that the people who were financially successful were the ones who dedicated time and energy to regularly...
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February 2014 Transforming Truths

"Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with very much, and whoever will be dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much. So if you have not been trustworthy...
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Life is a Gift by Dick Towner

Dear G$ friends and colleagues, As I reflected on giving thanks during the recent Thanksgiving holiday, I was reminded of a question I read many years ago, “How’d cha get what cha got?” The author’s...
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