Donor Retention: Dance With The Ones Who Brung Ya: Marc Pittman discuss why non-profits need to focus more on donor retention. It’s all to easy to get enamored with new donors and forget the friends we’ve had for a long time.
Home Repair and Maintenance: What Are The Real Home Ownership Costs?: This article would have been astonishing to me BEFORE I owned my own home. The lesson is to buy less home than you can afford because it’s going to cost more than you think.
Tim Keller: The Blessing of Giving: Tim Keller breaks down Act 20: 35 in 15 minutes. Trust me, some of your idols will be identified and the source of the desire to give revealed.
Should Church Borrow Money?: Different financial experts weigh in on this important question. I personally am very concerned with churches borrowing for capital expenses. It diverts dollars that could be used for other ministry. The Bible also tells us the the borrower is servant to the lender. Churches being subject to a bank is scary thing. I don’t believe it’s always wrong but long-term loans seem unwise.
Are You Paying To Much To Invest In The Stock Market: Many never get into the stock market because they don’t understand it. Retire by 40 talks about how to get started investing the market with low-cost index funds. The article explains all the different fees that can eat into your earnings and how to assess a true ROI.
The video below was put together by Advent Conspiracy. I showed it at a church last week and it might be something you also want to do. It’s crazy to think how much we spend on Christmas that has nothing to do with Jesus.