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SMI on the Radio - Teaching Kids About Money

As with so many topics, Christian parents are in a tug of war with our culture when it comes to teaching our kids about money. And guess who's winning? Research about the financial attitudes of children ages 9-14 conducted
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What If You Can’t Pay Uncle Sam?

No one likes unexpected expenses, especially large unexpected expenses. This time of year, one such expense can be income taxes. You’re probably aware of this year’s April 18 filing deadline, but maybe you weren’t prepared
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Giving To The Grandkids

I’m always amazed at grandparents who are unwilling to leave large sums of money to their own children because they weren’t trained to manage it well, but they will leave significant sums to grandchildren who can’t even
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The Art of Getting Older — Where Will You Live?

There are countless important decisions to make as you get older. Many of them have a financial focus—how much to withdraw from the nest egg you’ve built, when to take Social Security, how to pay for healthcare and the
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SMI on the Radio - The Wisdom and Foolishness of Saving Money

SMI Executive Editor Mark Biller is on the radio today with Rob West and Steve Moore of Compass — Finances God’s Way. Their conversation takes a closer look at saving money — how much is too little and how much is too
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The Next Step in Your Personal Financial Plan: Transitioning From myMoneyGuide® to MoneyGuidePro®

Over 525 Premium Members have already signed up for personal access to the award-winning myMoneyGuide® financial planning software, offered by SMI Advisory Services. 
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Learning To Bullet-Proof Your Career

It used to be fairly common to spend the bulk of one’s career working for a single company. This workplace model seemed almost like guaranteed employment, with a gold watch and defined-benefit pension waiting at the end.
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Student Loans Tarnishing The ‘Golden Years’

Much has been made of all the stress and strain education debt is inflicting on young college grads. But the fastest growing segment of the population with burdensome school debt isn’t the young. It’s borrowers who are
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An Exciting New Opportunity for SMI Members: Personal Financial Planning via MoneyGuidePro®

Personalized financial planning offers tremendous benefits. Understandably, those benefits haven’t come cheap. But thanks to our friends at SMI Advisory Services and an
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How To Get On The Same Retirement Page As Your Spouse

Imagine watching your spouse head out the door at the usual time on a weekday morning, but instead of grabbing a briefcase, he or she picks up golf clubs instead—and that’s your first clue that your spouse has
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