The True Meaning of Stewardship

What is your immediate reaction to the word “stewardship?” I hear from too many that stewardship is just a nice, churchy way to ask for money. That kind of makes sense since most Stewardship Sundays have parishioners and the Priest asking us to consider how much we put into the envelopes. But, true meaning of […]

Want to Retire Early?

I remember early in my financial planning career that a commonly expressed goal was to retire early, say at age 55. Retiring early may still be an aspiration for many today. And surely, some people do achieve that lofty goal. But I’ve often wondered why it was that so many wanted to quit working. Was […]

He Is Risen!

       Psalm 116:12   How can I repay the LORD for all the great good done for me? He is risen! He paid the debt for our sins and overcame death. He did this for me and for everyone. Alleluia! How awesome. How overwhelming. I am so grateful. How can I repay Him? […]

Interest Rates are on the Rise!

Interest rates are on the rise. That is because inflation is at its highest level since the early 1980’s. You know this reality by how much more you have to pay to fill your car with gasoline. It hit me the other day when I had to pay $13 for a hamburger at a local […]

Giving Money is Easy

The article Tithing Our Time to God in Knightline, the Knights of Columbus newsletter, makes many good points about being intentional with our time management. Author Philip Kosloski makes the great point that time is valuable, and so is hard to give. Our time is in demand. Our schedules are tight. So, we may be […]