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.
Retirement countdown: Planning tips for 15, 10 & 5 years out
The ticking of your retirement clock gets a little louder each year. So when the stock market dips and spikes, how can you take a closer listen to the needs of your investments and retirement plan? That's where setting alarms at key dates can help keep you on track.
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.
Q3 2019 Market Recap: Stocks hold their own despite economic slowdown concerns
Gene Walden, Senior Finance Editor
The third quarter was marked by tariff disputes, a slowing global economy, stock market volatility, and two rate cuts by the Federal Reserve (Fed) that helped drive down bond yields.