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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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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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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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Kids average $15 a week in allowance

Kids are raking in an average of $15 a week in allowance, according to a recent survey. But money earned isn't money saved, and a majority of parents say their kids are spending their allowance...
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Upside Down Car Loans

USA TODAY reported that many auto buyers owe more on their cars than they are worth. Edmunds.com says 40% of new-car buyers are "upside down," with an average negative equity of $2,200. It's a growing...
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This is Your Brain on Money

A New York Times article reported on the emerging field of neuroeconomics, in which researchers are looking at how the brain works when it comes to financial decisions. They’re scanning the brains of people as...
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When 0% Interest is a Bad Deal

The Wall Street Journal discussed news of another credit card industry ploy: 0% financing for life on balance transfers. Aimed at stopping people from moving their balances from card to card, chasing short-term low interest...
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From Idea to Action

Never underestimate the power of a single learning experience. Back in June of 2012, Nathan from Share Save Spend led a learning event for alumni at my alma mater, St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN....
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