Business & Finance

The Challenges of Retirement

In a recent North American survey by Allianz Life, more than 3 of 5 people between the ages of 44 and 75 said they worry more about running out of assets than about dying. Funding a 30 year retirement will take financial planning prowess as you juggle the effects of longevity, inflation, healthcare costs, taxes, […]

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Marketing for Non-Profits

One thing that I love about what I do is that I get to work with so many non-profit organizations. To hear the heart, passion, mission and vision of what God is doing through people is amazing. When it comes to branding and marketing for non-profit organizations, I have found that the majority of successful […]

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Planning for College

With college costs increasing at twice the rate of inflation each year, most American families now intentionally view a college savings plan as a fiscal necessity, not an option. Today’s low cost four-year college will be $60,000 or more and a private school education will be $160,000. If you compound today’s price by the 8 […]

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5 Key Elements for Communication

If you, as a company or individual, want to develop great relationships with your customers, members, or supporters, you must have a strategy for effective communication. In order to communicate with your customers or supporters successfully, you should be providing information on a regular basis which is both relevant to their needs and in line […]

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Why to Invest

Investing. This topic generates more discussion and controversy than virtually any other in the financial arena. Almost everyone wants to know how to make the most money with the least risk. But for believers, the question should not be where to invest, or how to invest, but why to invest. Should Christians speculate with money, […]

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Gifts & Talents

Have you ever asked friends or colleagues what they think about your do-it-yourself website? Do people say, “Wow that’s interesting?” Or, when they look at your website, flyers or marketing material, do they say things like “nice”, “interesting”, or “hmm, that’s different?” The truth is, most of your friends are probably not marketing professionals, nor […]

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Buying a Home: Blessing or Burden

The home purchase decision is probably one of the most significant financial decisions a person will ever make. We must consider carefully if home ownership is within God’s timetable and will for us. We must face the following realities before making this decision. Owning a home may be the American dream, and is a privilege […]

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The Art of Letting Go

“Do your best” is the Boy Scout motto I’ve been encouraging my sons with for the last 12 years. God always calls us to do our best; to do things with excellence and to lead as an example in order to stand apart from the rest. In business, and in life, sometimes we have to […]

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Five Marketing Mistakes

One thing I always tell our new marketing clients is that a good strategy is vital for success. Whether you are selling products or services to consumers or businesses, without a plan you will fail. It is easy to fall into an ineffective marketing spiral and to make mistakes that could have been avoided from […]

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Are You Financially Protected?

Whenever I have the opportunity to speak to groups or individuals on the subject of finance, I share two key scriptures of financial warning so that I can bring safeguards to those who will hear. These two scriptures call us not to be naïve, and to avoid financial mistakes that can cripple. The first scripture […]

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