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Velocity

If you’re like most Americans, you try to make smart financial decisions. Although you’re busy, you do the best you can to get good information to do the right thing so your financial future is secure. Despite that effort, chances are you, like many others, are heading deep up a creek without a [...]

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“Now he who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will also supply and increase your store of seed and will enlarge the harvest of your righteousness. 11You will be made rich in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving [...]

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“Make plans by seeking advice; if you wage war, obtain guidance.” (Proverbs 20:18)
The government did not invent life insurance.  This is good news to you as an owner of some of it.  Because the government did invent all Qualified Plans (such as IRA’s, Roth IRA’s, SEP IRA’s, 401k’s, & 430b’s, etc), there is a lot [...]

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Losing Your Velocity

by Wes Bridel on August 19, 2009

in Stewardship

“The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.” (Proverbs 14:18)
Another important issue when it comes to being able to access the money that you are stewarding for the Lord is Velocity.  We’ve spoken before about the importance of Velocity and I’m sure we will again.  Here we’ll simply give a short description [...]

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Financial advisors encourage you to be miserly and have the smallest possible impact on the world. This is the same financial advice given in most churches, either because that advice is coming from lay people or from church members who are practicing “traditional financial planning.” And for a lot of folks it’s not [...]

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Kingdom Calling cannot and does not try to predict the future.
If you’re working with a financial advisor that does, it’s probably time for you to question your direction.
Instead, Kingdom Calling tries to plan for every contingency while focusing on maximizing the efficiency of your plan. By doing so, we are able, in most [...]

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Tithing, Leverage & Velocity

by Wes Bridel on March 13, 2009

in Stewardship, Tithes & Offerings

The tithe can also help us understand a couple of financial principles. We’ll cover these in more concrete ways later, but tithing utilizes both leverage and velocity.
We’ve already spoken about the fact that when we tithe, we are giving something that is not ours to help someone else and in return receiving future benefit. [...]

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Riddle me these four questions, if you will:

Do financial institutions want all of your money, or only some of it?
Do they want more of the money you make in the future?
Do they want to give it back a long time from now, or soon?
Do they want to give it back all at once, or over [...]

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