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.
4 common myths about disability income insurance
Amy Merrick; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Most of us get the need for health insurance, homeowners insurance and car insurance. But how many of us know about – or understand – disability income insurance? Why is it so important?
Nancy Mann Jackson; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Kay Bach has no doubt that God led her to her current ministry. In 2000, she turned down the job of director of care ministries at Faith Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Missouri. At the time, she had a jewelry business and was also selling at-home business kits to help others start their own jewelry businesses. But within six months of turning down the job at Faith Lutheran, her booming business began "trailing off," she says. "I realized God was telling me, 'You were supposed to take that job.'" So she did.
Words of hope: 13-year-old writes about her illness to inspire others
Nicole Hurley; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Not that long ago, Thrivent member Lily Pederson of Springfield, Ohio, loved riding her bike, blowing bubbles and playing on swing sets with her sister, Kate. But that all changed shortly after her 10th birthday.
Thrivent Builds through the years
For more than 10 years, Thrivent Financial and Habitat for Humanity International have worked together to improve unsafe and unhealthy living conditions for people around the world.
US jobs increase in August but growth rate slows
Russ Swansen, Chief Investment Officer
U.S. employers added 151,000 new nonfarm employees in August, according to the latest U.S. Department of Labor employment report issued Sept. 2.The August new job results fall well below the more than 270,000 jobs created in each of the two previous months.