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.
IRA rollovers: What should you know?
Based on an article by Matt Alderton, excerpted from Thrivent magazine
If you have a number of 401(k)s, keeping track of them can feel a bit like herding cats. You want to be wise with your retirement savings, so how can you reduce the “paperwork” and maybe gain some advantages? Think about rolling them into a single individual retirement account (IRA).
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.
Feb 2019 Market Outlook: Shutdown impact is just one of several challenges
Mark Simenstad, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist
The 35-day government shutdown created a great deal of economic angst for the short-term, but there are a handful of other key economic issues that could have a far greater impact on the long-term picture and the direction of the markets.