A New Financial Perspective for a New Year

  Because we work in the world of finance, we are constantly dealing with money and numbers. But we know that the work that we do is much more than that. We don’t just deal with account balances and market values. There are real people behind the account numbers in our system. And the accounts…

CTC Podcast Ep. 2: Three Thrifty Guys

  In episode two of the CTC podcast, Aaron and Charlie of Three Thrifty Guys join Ruser in a conversation about blogging, debt, and having multiple income streams. Aaron and Charlie also share their ideas for last-minute thrifty Christmas gifts. Do you have any thrifty Christmas ideas? Leave us your suggestions in the comments below, or join in on…

Ann Wiesbrock and Paul Hawkinson interviewed for Covenant Companion

The latest issue of the Covenant Companion features an interview with Covenant Trust Company president Ann Wiesbrock and Paul Hawkinson, the Evangelical Covenant Church’s executive Director of Finance. Together, they discuss faith and finances; money as a taboo subject; socially responsible investing; charitable giving; and much more. You can watch a few highlights from the discussion above…

Your financial plan

A financial plan goes beyond setting a monthly or annual budget. It’s about knowing how you’re going to save money as well as spend it to reach your goals over an extended period of time. How you manage your income and expenses will vary, but regardless of how the specifics change be sure your financial…

Financial literacy as your financial legacy

  When we talk about leaving a legacy, we usually think in concrete terms: money, property, or some other type of asset. However, sharing financial literacy and wisdom with the generations that follow us can make just as big of an impact as leaving a gift. Financial literacy has become a national topic in the past few…