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Be Wise With Money
Creating a financial strategy pays off
July 26, 2017 | Amy Merrick; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
When Pamela Highsmith, a Thrivent member in Katy, Texas, was diagnosed with dementia in 2014, her illness put her desire to be independent to the test. Highsmith's earlier work with Thrivent Financial Representative Melissa Knippa made the transition easier for everyone.
7 ways to stop impulse buys
July 26, 2017 | Molly Culbertson; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
An astonishing number of us spend impulsively – some 84% of Americans, according to a January 2016 creditcards.com poll. More than half of the poll's respondents said they've spent $100 or more on an impulse buy. An additional 20% said they've spent at least $1,000 on impulse. But learning to control impulse shopping is possible. It's a matter of thinking about what your money can do for you and aligning your spending with your values.
Free resources help aging parents and loved ones live independently
July 21, 2017
When it comes to aging, two things stand out ‒ numbers don’t lie and older adults aren’t shy about saying what’s on their minds.
What do others say about us?
June 28, 2017
It's one thing for us to say we're strong and stable and that we'll be here when you need us most. But what do others say about us? At Thrivent Financial, independent insurance rating agencies have consistently given us high marks for our financial strength.