Articles Tagged Money - ULC Blog

When preachers talk about financial stewardship, their sermons almost inevitably lean toward tithing (i.e., giving money to the church). Being a good financial steward is much more than that, though. Stewardship is a wor ...

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One thing that many employers learned from navigating the demands of a pandemic is the benefit of letting employees work from home. Many workers show more initiative and less stress, and their productivity actually incre ...

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The supposed free market is championed in many capitalist nations. Goods and services are bought for a certain amount of money, payable upon receipt. This seemingly simple exchange is the basic element that drives stock ...

Category: Politics

One of the hallmarks of the U.S. market economy is the push and pull between supply and demand. In the free market, consumers are meant to drive production based on their purchasing habits. Government involvement is ofte ...

Category: Disasters Social Equality

In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act was estabilshed to provide financial relief to certain small businesses, non-profits, and churches.  But should churches turn down this assistance on principle?

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Your wedding is meant to signify the beginning of your life together with your spouse. There is no shortage of advice, websites, magazines and television programs to tell you how you should get married. While these artic ...

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Many people make ambitious resolutions each new year. Their follow-through may end up being less than optimal, though. If you have trouble reaching the goals you set, you may just need to reimagine them to benefit others ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

A new year is a great time to evaluate your life and make new goals, but you don't have to wait until traditional resolution time rolls around to create changes. One of your ongoing goals may be to increase your ability ...

Category: Aid Morality

Most churches enjoy a tax-exempt status. With freedom comes responsibility, though. Maintaining transparency in church finances, particularly with members and regular contributors, is not just the right thing to do. It a ...

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The buying and selling of goods and services ideally allows those who work to earn a livable wage that supports all their families' needs. This is not always the case, though. Supporting fair trade practices both individ ...

Category: Morality Religion