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Be Wise With Money
The first rule of investing: just do it
May 7, 2015 | Russell Swansen, Mark Francis and David Simenstad
What does it take to achieve your long-term investment goals? Is it the ability to choose the right investments – those destined to go up in value while avoiding those doomed to fall? Maybe it is the ability to determine just the right mix of stocks versus bonds. Perhaps it requires steady nerves – a temperament that lets you stick to your strategy even when the financial markets are volatile. And what about luck and timing?
Five end-of-life planning steps
May 7, 2015
Let's be honest, no one likes to think about the end of a life, much less talk about it.
When a pension ends
November 3, 2014 | Joe Bousquin; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Bill and Nelda Schrader, who were happily married for 56 years, traveled every opportunity they got during their lives together.
November 3, 2014 | John Caulfield; excerpted from Thrivent magazine
Like many retirees, Thrivent members Patricia and Harold Herb worry whether they’ll outlive their savings and want to keep their money safe during unpredictable economic times.