Recent Posts & Articles
From financial guidance and current economic insights, to stories of members serving others in big and small ways, browse our recent posts and articles to take a closer look at how Thrivent Financial blends faith, finances and generosity.
12 months to a more organized financial life
Article adapted from Thrivent magazine
Is getting your financial life in order one of your resolutions for 2020? It doesn’t have to be overwhelming. If you simply take one hour a month—that’s 60 minutes out of the 43,200 in a 30-day month—you’ll be well on your way to getting your finances in better shape by year’s end.
Generosity emerges from grief
On Feb. 15, 2013, Melissa and Aaron Haase got exciting news: They were expecting twins. The Stillwater, Minnesota, couple and their three-year-old son, Jackson, revealed the babies’ genders to friends and family —a boy and a girl. It was a joyous occasion.Thirty-three weeks into her pregnancy, however, Melissa was put on bedrest. “I was having pre-term contractions,” she recalls. “My body found it hard to tolerate the summer heat.”
Habitat and Thrivent Partnership through the years
Since 2005, Thrivent and Habitat for Humanity International have worked together to improve unsafe and unhealthy living conditions for people around the world.
November 2019 Market Recap: Stock prices continue to climb
Gene Walden, Senior Finance Editor
The stock market continued to move up in November, with a 3.40% gain for the S&P 500®. Bond yields moved up modestly in November, with 10-year U.S. Treasury bond yields rising from 1.69% at the end of October to 1.78% at the November close.