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Financial Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit organizations face significant challenges each year with rising costs and uncertain giving.  While these circumstances can’t be fully controlled, nonprofits can take action to maintain financial stability.  In this article, we share a handful of key financial tips for…

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Cornerstone 1st Quarter 2022 Commentary

War is mainly a catalogue of blunders Winston Churchill War in Europe, mounting inflationary fears, and Covid-19—clearly a recipe for a bearish first quarter.  In fact, following new highs set by most indexes in the first week of January, the…

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The Hazards of War

Oh troika, winged troika, tell me who invented you? Surely, nowhere but among a nimble nation could you have been born in a country which has taken itself in earnest and has evenly spread far and wide over half of…

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Biblically Responsible Investing 101

Biblically Responsible Investing (or “BRI” for short) is a form of faith-based investing.  BRI focuses on the Christian faith, though there is a large degree of nuance across various denominations and philosophies.  BRI is also considered to be part of…

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4Q 2021 Cornerstone Commentary

No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back Turkish Proverb The fourth quarter continued the upward trend that has been in place since the beginning of 2021.  Markets rallied off the lows of September hitting…

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How to Write Thank You Notes to Donors

Your Christian nonprofit team has the privilege and responsibility to be thankful. Scripture is clear that we are to be thankful to God. Likewise, numerous passages demonstrate the significance of gratitude in all relationships. Even so, many of us can…

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How to Choose a Nonprofit Financial Advisor

Introduction Choosing a nonprofit financial advisor can be a difficult task. Nonprofit organizations can benefit from selecting an advisor who specializes in the unique financial considerations of nonprofits. Different service offerings, fee schedules, and investment approaches pose challenges in the…

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Interest Rate Commentary – October 2021

Federal Reserve Comments & Projections In response to economic fears from COVID-19, the U.S. Federal Reserve initiated a series of Fed Funds rate cuts (including an emergency rate cut) to bring the Fed Funds target rate to 0.00% – 0.25%…

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3Q 2021 Cornerstone Commentary

If you want to keep on learning you must keep on risking failure – all your life John W. Gardner We do not believe if we do not live and work according to our belief Heidi Willis The soul is…

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