I know—the stock market has experienced several ups and downs recently. And if you have been jarred by the recent rollercoaster ride, you are not alone. The apparent instability or concerns over a future down market has caused many to wonder whether or not they should continue investing. You may be one of them.
Here is my request—don’t make any major moves just yet. Take a breath. Rash investment decisions are often bad investment decisions.
What is a housing allowance? Am I eligible for one? What does it mean for my finances? Many ministers find themselves asking these types of questions. But the answers’ complexity often leaves them feeling stressed, frustrated, and even more lost. It doesn’t have to be this way.
The relationship is serious. The word “marriage” is now used freely by both of you. Everything seems perfect.
But then your spouse introduces a new word to your relationship’s vernacular—prenup. And the world suddenly stops. Is it right? Is it wrong? You’re not sure what to think. All you know is you’re filled with questions and, for some reason, a sense of hurt.