Computing Your Own Net Worth

Net Worth is the sum total of assets minus liabilities. In financial terms, when you subtract all the money that you owe from that which you own – you are left with your net worth.  Most financial pundits consider this the be all/end all number defining your wealth.  As you’ll see, cash flow is a […]

Parable of the Weeds (Matt. 13:24-30, 36-43)

Jesus used many parables to teach truths of the Kingdom.  This was a tradition of instruction used many times in the Old Testament. “Listen, O my people, to my instruction; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth.  I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old,” (Psalm […]

Why Banks Steward Cash The Way Jesus Would

The mythical “American Dream”:  work hard for 40 years and then one day at 65, retire with a golden nest egg that will take care of you the remainder of your days.   There are several problems with this fantasy.  For one, most of us base our plans on predictions of the future which aren’t accurate.  […]

Real Prosperity – Part II

Yesterday I introduced the idea of real prosperity, and mentioned that there are really 4 P’s to real prosperity – prosperity in line with God’s calling for you: 1) Perspective 2) Purpose 3) Plan 4) Products

My Own Calling

As I started my career as a financial advisor in late 1997, I had a few offers, of which American Express Financial Advisors seemed the best.  They competently taught the ins and outs of traditional financial planning.  And, for a few years, I taught and managed my clients using these traditional principles. But it wasn’t […]

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