Investing

Moody Radio Interview 3-5-18 – Strategic Giving

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Nothing gives me more professional pleasure than helping others develop efficient giving strategies.  As “sons of light”, we need to be more wise in the ways we invest in eternity than the world is when they invest for retirement.  Unfortunately, as Luke 16 points out, that’s often not the case.  In this week’s interview we…

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Moody Radio Interview 2-5-18 – Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Investing

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Bitcoin prices increased by 1200% in 2017 and created a wave of new investors buying various forms of cryptocurrency in the hopes of participating in the upside.  In this week’s interview we take a look at the human behavior surrounding this movement and how to think through the spiritual issues.  You can read the related…

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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Investing

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are all the rage these days.  While Bitcoin was created in 2009, it started making headlines in 2017 because of its meteoric price increase, 1200% for the year.  Isn’t it funny how the story of other people getting rich gets our attention? It’s not only attention that these headlines grab though.  Once…

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Moody Radio Interview 12-4-17 – What to Look for in a Financial Advisor

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Scripture stresses the importance of wise counsel.  In our do-it-yourself society, are we sometimes ignoring this important aspect of decision making?  Wise counsel is the topic of this week’s discussion as we apply it to the area of finding a financial advisor.  You can read the full article “What to Look for in a Financial…

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What to Look for in a Financial Advisor

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Our society continues to move toward self-reliance and independence.  A quick rundown of cable television shows illustrates just how popular the idea of doing things yourself has become.  I’m all for trying new things and learning as I go, but I also need to be careful that I don’t make the mistake of trusting too…

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Moody Radio Interview 11-28-17 – Warning Sings of Bad Investments

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Bad investments are often motivated by sinful desires and can do great harm to the families that fall victim to them.  Bad investments often have common warning signs, which is the topic of this week’s discussion.  You can read the full article “Warning Signs of Bad Investments” here.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli”…

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Warning Signs of Bad Investments

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The act of accumulating and investing wealth is a dangerous proposition for the Christian.  The hardest part of the process isn’t picking the right investments, but rather, guarding our hearts from the love of money.  We need to always be aware of the desires of our heart, especially when money is involved.  There’s a point…

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Moody Radio Interview 11-21-17 – Gambling

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Is gambling really that different from other forms of entertainment and how is it any different than investing?  Gambling is the topic of this week’s interview.  You can read the full article on gambling here.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM). For more information on Moody Radio, go…

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Gambling: Many Sins Rolled Into One Activity

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On the surface, gambling appears to be a fun activity that appeals to people for a variety of reasons.  For some, gambling provides a source of entertainment.  For others, it provides hope for a better life.  Regardless of what aspect of gambling is appealing, at its core it is the manifestation of many sins against…

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