GuideStone Financial Resources Calls Stock Market Volatility a ‘Return to Historic Norms’

Stock market volatility has increased in recent weeks, but GuideStone Financial Resources analyst David S. Spika cautions retirement investors to focus on their long-term...

2018 Seen as Best Year for Economy Since 2015

Economic growth in the U.S. slowed in the final part of 2018, with GDP posting a gain of just 2.2 percent in the fourth...

The Worst Banks in America and Wells Fargo Isn’t #1

Wells Fargo was just slapped with the biggest fine in the history of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after employees routinely opened unauthorized accounts...

Is Fantasy Football Gambling? Is Fantasy Football a Sin?

by Chuck Bentley Dear Chuck, Is fantasy football gambling? My oldest sons (14 and 17) and husband are really into it and I am wondering if...

US Stocks Drop for a Second Day in a Row, Led by Health Care

The U.S. stock market fell sharply Tuesday afternoon, on pace for its worst day since August and its first two-day losing streak in more...

Chuck Bentley: Stewarding Health to Save Money

To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or...

Ten Ways to Trade the US Election

Buy the dollar but sell FAANGs, buy real estate and machinery, but sell the overall market. Or, do nothing at all. Investors heading into Tuesday’s...
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at the American Economic Association/Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) 2019 meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Christopher Aluka Berry

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Says Reserve Will Be Patient, Sensitive to Risks in Markets

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday eased concerns in financial markets, saying that while U.S. economic momentum is solid the central bank is...

Former SBC President Ronnie Floyd Shares 5 Lessons he Learned From Dave Ramsey

This year I decided to tread new waters and launch a new venture to develop leaders: a leadership podcast, featuring conversations with some of America's...

More People Say Renting is Better than Buying as Homeownership Remains Low

Some 76% of millennials said renting is an affordable option, up more than 10 percentage points from a year ago A growing percentage of renters...
Many student loan borrowers thought they were paying their way toward student loan forgiveness, only to learn they are not eligible for one technical reason or another. (Emily Rose Bennett | The New York Times)

Some Students See Loan Debt Doubling, Tripling, and Even Quadrupling

Rick Tallini didn't worry much about the $55,000 in federal student loans he took out for law school in the 1990s. His future seemed...

Chuck Bentley: A Biblical Case for Saving Money

To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or...
An employee uses a forklift truck to move boxes around an Amazon.com Inc. fulfilment center in Koblenz, Germany. (Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg)

Record Cyber Monday Sales Overshadowed by Economic Outlook

Shoppers will spend an estimated $7.8 billion on Cyber Monday -- a record -- boosting a strong holiday shopping season. And Wall Street seems...

Robert Knight: The Bible’s Financial Advice Is That All Things Belong to God

Genesis 1 through 3 tells us that God created all things, including men and women, for His own glory, and that human beings have...

Dave Ramsey On Navigating the Line Between Generosity and Overspending

Dear Dave, I’ve heard you talk about the importance of giving using the phrase “outrageous generosity.” But at what point does outrageous generosity become foolish...

US Stocks Mount Milestone-Shattering Run in 2017

Taken a look at your stock portfolio lately? It’s a good bet it’s racked up solid gains this year. Wall Street has taken stock investors...
Employees at the black-owned Citizens Trust Bank

AME Church Enters National Economic Empowerment Agreement With 19 Black-owned Banks

On Tuesday, the African Methodist Episcopal Church entered into a partnership with the presidents of 19 Black banks in the U.S., in an attempt...

Chuck Bentley: Good Financial Lessons From Bad Mistakes

To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or...

Financial Analyst Says Fed Rate Hike Reflects ‘Economic Conditions’

Financial markets continued to retreat in the wake of the Federal Reserve's decision to raise the Fed Funds rate by 0.25 percent, to a...

Bitcoin Rises 20 Percent in Asian Trading, Analysts Say Unknown Buyer Prompted It

Bitcoin burst to its highest level in almost five months on Tuesday, sending smaller cryptocurrencies up, with analysts ascribing the move to a major...