One of the greatest joys in my life is being a dad. I cherish the responsibility of raising my two sons. I often feel as if there was nothing that I would not do for them.
I know I am not alone. Many parents understand this feeling. But actually following through with this feeling is not always best for them or you. And it is definitely not always best for your family budget.
There is a sense of uncertainty about the financial future for churches. Most of the uncertainty revolves around churches’ tax-exempt status. For many pastors, the removal of this status will drastically alter their paycheck and, potentially, even their employment.
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The Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage seemed to immediately spark a conversation surrounding the tax exemption status of U.S. churches. Since 1913, the U.S. government has formally recognized churches as being exempt from federal taxes. Churches and those who give to them benefit from the current tax exempt status. However, the likelihood of this benefit being in place in the future is now being questioned more than ever.
A large portion of the Millennials has now entered the workforce. And many are now looking at their paychecks and wondering, “Now what? What do I do with my money?” Millennials have some very important decisions to make that will dramatically alter their financial future.
The mismanagement of personal finances is an epidemic in the United States. Debt levels are high, and savings levels are low. Everyday, millions of individuals go to work feeling the strain caused by bad financial decisions. And as much as they would like to leave the strain behind, they can’t. It is hard, if not impossible, to compartmentalize the impact of unpaid bills or living paycheck-to-paycheck.