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What is a Christian Investment Firm?

Introduction Investment firms are numerous, and they vary in numerous ways.  For example, firms may have different views on market timing and asset allocation.  Different investment firms offer different services as well.  One important but often overlooked aspect of a…

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Cornerstone Fixed Income Commentary

Conquering Bond Bears “I was absolutely unemotional about numbers.  Losses did not have an effect on me because I viewed them as purely probability driven, which meant sometimes you came up with a loss.  Bad days, bad weeks, bad months…

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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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