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 Resources to help you give back
As you think about all that you have to be thankful for, think about the many God-given resources you have to share. Volunteering is a wonderful way to live out your faith and values by helping others. At the same time, you can experience the many rewards that come with making a difference in people's lives.
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.
10 project ideas that jingle with generosity
The season of giving is here. It's the perfect time to round up your friends and family to live generously. Apply to lead a holiday-inspired Thrivent Action Team and get ready to make a difference!
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.
Jobs growing slowly but wages rise in October
Russ Swansen, Chief Investment Officer
U.S. employers added only 161,000 nonfarm jobs in October, but the average hourly wage grew by 10 cents, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Situation report issued Nov. 4. October marked the third month in a row of subpar job growth compared with the 2015 average of 229,000 new jobs per month.