Business & Finance

CBMC Fosters Authentic Relationships in the Marketplace

Men are challenged in the marketplace and often struggle to find community. The Christian Business Men’s Connection (CBMC) provides that community to help men grow professionally, spiritually and personally, explained Steve Solomon, area director of South Florida CBMC. Founded in Chicago in 1930 just two years into the Great Depression, CBMC expanded to Fort Lauderdale […]

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When Good Leaders Lose Their Way

With a Ph. D. in Nutritional Biochemistry from Cornell University in hand, Mark Whitacre worked for Fortune 500 companies Ralston Purina and Degussa (Evonik) before he was hired at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) at age 32 as president of the BioProducts Division. He was the youngest Divisional President in the history of the company, and […]

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The Best Time To Invest

From the day a child is born until they turn 18, there are about 940 weeks. When they’re little, the days seem long, but as they grow time seems to speed up. Our influence lessens and grows with the passing of each week. We recently did a major study with Barna on the major factors […]

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Inaugural Christian Business Conference & Expo To Combine World-Class Training with Powerful Expo

Don’t Miss South Florida’s 1st Ever Christian Business Conference & Expo on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 8:30 am – 2:30 pm, at Calvary Chapel Ft. Lauderdale, combining world-class business training with a powerful business expo. The Christian Business Conference & Expo is a unique opportunity for Christians in south Florida to come together for […]

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Discover Meaning, Purpose and Mission In Work

Barna Group recently released a study called “Christians at Work” that explores how Christians experience their work in relation to their understanding of the mission of God. What it revealed was that the majority of Christians cannot connect their everyday work to God’s work. Barna characterizes them as “compartmentalizers.” They think that what the pastor […]

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Can I legally make my business a Christian Workplace?

Many of my clients have inquired whether they, as Christian businessmen, can declare their business to be “Christian” without risking a charge of religious discrimination. The answer depends in large measure on what they mean by the term “Christian workplace.” If the intention is to only hire persons of the Christian faith then in most […]

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When Can You Use a Section 529 Plan?

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management explains the uses of and limits to this popular education savings tool.   Millions of Americans use 529 plans to sock away money for their kids’ and grandkids’ education. They are popular, in part, because of the tax benefits they can provide: withdrawals, including any earnings, are federal, and possibly state, […]

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