Business & Finance

Getting Your Retirement Plan on Track

It has been a full five years since the 2008 market crash, which wiped out $2 trillion or 20 percent of Americans’ retirement savings. This Great Recession rolled through and wiped out many older American’s dreams for the future. The economic downturn has reshaped the concept of traditional investing and confidence in our free market […]

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How to Dress to Impress on Your Job Interview

First impressions last. Perhaps never is this truer than with job interviews. How you dress and present yourself is crucial to whether or not you get the job or even move forward in the interview process. Here are some pointers to help you make the best first impression: Context is key When deciding what to […]

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Money Lessons to Master

One of the greatest lessons someone can learn is how to biblically handle money. Your use of money affects more than you may realize. The Bible teaches that there is a direct connection between your spending and your spiritual growth. Jesus once told a parable about the importance of faithfully handling money. A manager had […]

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Financial Resolutions for 2014

Did you know that nearly one-third of New Year’s resolutions relate to money, with saving more, spending less and paying off debt ranking as the top three ambitions for the past two years? If your 2014 resolutions include financial goals, you’re already on the right track. People who make specific resolutions are 10 times more […]

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Mastering Social Media for your Business

Almost every business today wants to get involved in Social Media Marketing. They see that their customers and target audience are using all kinds of social networking platforms to communicate with each other, with the companies they like, and maybe even with their competitors. I’ll admit – the whole thing can be pretty daunting if […]

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Marketing to Christians

One thing we specialize in here at Blackstone Media Group is helping new businesses and ministries get off the ground. It is actually one of the things we love to do. Start-ups are always exciting because we get to create something new. But how do you market a new Christian business or ministry? Many eager […]

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Getting Started with One Today

Google for Non-Profits has recently opened a new way to get noticed and an innovative way with which to raise funding for your nonprofit. With some minor restrictions as to which non profits may become involved, Google is now inviting new or existing nonprofit organizations to create their own projects and to register to use […]

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Does Your Wife Have a Secure Retirement?

Ephesians 5:25 instructs husbands to love their wives as Christ loved the church. This love is displayed by sacrificial acts of caring, giving and provision. It is the highest calling for husbands. Statistics show that 8 out of 10 wives outlive their husbands on average by 14 years. Studies also show that a widow not […]

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How Much is Enough?

When we ask the question, “How much is enough?” it seems almost un-American. We often want more than we have now. More money, upgraded technology, better furniture, better house, better car, more success and more security. It doesn’t matter how much we have invested, we want it to grow to become more. “More” is woven […]

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Don’t Hide Yourself Under a Basket

In business, marketing is everything. What we see in our business is that both startup organizations and existing companies often focus on everything except their marketing and, by the time they realize marketing is important, they end up behind the curve. Companies in this predicament find themselves scrambling to catch up with their competitors and […]

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