Guest / Limited Access /

Ron Blue and the late Larry Burkett—two well-known gurus of biblical finance—team up for a one-two punch on building or rebuilding a God-honoring financial portfolio.

Targeted toward those who are 50 years old and older, Burkett and Blue discuss "financial fear" among Christians in this age group.

There's sound advice on retirement ("view retirement as a sustainable slowdown instead of a work stoppage"), budgeting myths and truths, counsel on insurance (including long-term care insurance), estate planning, and even some counsel on how much to spoil the grandkids.

Their advice is sometimes simple (invest your surplus, stay out of debt, spend less than you earn) but can also become detailed, as when they discuss sequential strategies for investing. Case studies help illustrate their points, and charts, Q&A's, and questions for reflection help the reader engage with and apply the information.

Readers concerned about their investments as they approach retirement will find practical financial wisdom distilled here.

Cindy Crosby is the author of By Willoway Brook: Exploring the Landscape of Prayer (Paraclete, 2003).

Related Elsewhere:

Securing Wealth to Last is available from Christianbook.com and other book retailers.

More information is available from the publisher.

Crown Financial Ministries has additional information as well as financial articles.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

From Issue:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
RecommendedIs It Robbing God to Tithe on Your After-Tax (Not Gross) Income?
Is It Robbing God to Tithe on Your After-Tax (Not Gross) Income?
The Israelites were never subject to withholding upward of 15 percent.
TrendingAn Embarrassing Week for Christians Sharing Fake News
An Embarrassing Week for Christians Sharing Fake News
Don't believe everything you read on the Internet. You embarrass us all when you do.
Editor's PickMelinda Gates: ‘I’m Living Out My Faith in Action’
Melinda Gates: ‘I’m Living Out My Faith in Action’
One of the wealthiest and most controversial women in the world believes that all lives have equal value. She’s willing to spend $3.6 billion a year to prove her point.
Comments
Christianity Today
God-honoring Retirement
hide thisFebruary February

In the Magazine

February 2004

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.