Money Matters

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Is Generosity a Spiritual Gift or a Calling?

April 26, 2022

Money Matters If you are a follower of Jesus, then God has made you part of His plan and has gifted you to accomplish the works He put you here to do. Ephesians 2:10 says, “For you are His workmanship, created for good works in Christ Jesus, which God has planned beforehand, that you should …

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The Road to Peace & Contentment in your Financial Life

March 29, 2022

Money Matters Hays Latimer, a Senior Lead Advisor for OneAscent Wealth, has been serving clients for over 17 years. Here he shares with us tips for finding a financial advisor that will best meet our needs as well as five timeless principles to guide our financial decision making. Choosing a Financial Advisor. Not everyone will …

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How Do I Know If I’m Idolizing Wealth?

February 27, 2022

Money Matters In Matthew 19, a rich man approaches Jesus and tells Him that he has kept all the commandments of the law and asks if this is enough to earn eternal life. Although this man believed that he had never sinned, Jesus knows this is not true and challenges him to “sell what you …

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4 Biblical Principles About Money

January 26, 2022

Money Matters 1. Saving Honors God and Serves Others. Many are familiar with Jesus’ instruction to “not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth” (Matthew 6:19). However, the Bible does call us to set aside for future needs. Proverbs 21:5 says, “The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes …

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3 Tax Tips to Help You, Your Family & Your Business

December 28, 2021

Money Matters 1. Parents Be on the Look Out. If you have been receiving the Advance Child Tax Credit Payments, please be aware that the current schedule of payments ended with the payment that was paid on December 15, 2021.  In January 2022, the IRS will be mailing Letter 6419 to all families that received …

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Is Inflation Peaking?

December 28, 2021

Money Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Vision Financial Group, Inc. You see it in prices at the grocery store and the gas station. You feel it in your monthly budget. So why don’t the financial markets seem too concerned about inflation? Remember, financial markets are considered “discounting mechanisms,” meaning they are looking six …

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Your Year-End Financial Checklist

November 30, 2021

Money Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Vision Financial Group, Inc. The end of the year can help remind us of last-minute things we need to address and the goals we want to pursue. To that end, here are five aspects of your financial life to think about as this year leads into the …

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End-of-the-Year Money Moves: Things to Consider Before Saying Goodbye to 2021

October 26, 2021

Money Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Vision Financial Group, Inc. What has changed for you in 2021? For some, this year has been as complicated as learning a new dance. Did you start a new job or leave a job behind? That’s one step. Did you retire? There’s another step. If notable changes …

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The Need for Power of Attorney

September 24, 2021

Money Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Vision Financial Group, Inc. The point of the POA. A power of attorney (POA) is a legal instrument that delegates an individual’s legal authority to another person. If an individual is incapacitated, the POA assigns a trusted party to make decisions on his or her behalf.  There …

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The Wall of Worry

August 30, 2021

Money Matters Brought to you by: Community Partner Vision Financial Group, Inc. You’ve got plenty of choices these days for things to worry about. Have you ever heard the Wall Street expression, “markets climb a wall of worry?” It’s the idea that financial markets are constantly on edge. Traders fret about how long a market …

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