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Affluent Christian Investor | August 19, 2019

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August 12, 2019 |

Searching For Biblical Entrepreneurship At The Western Conservative Summit

I attended this year’s Western Conservative Summit 2019 (WCS), my third and this time as part of the press corps. Per the WCS press release, “There were over 2,300 attendees from 39 states heard from over 50 speakers, attended over … Read More

July 30, 2019 |

Healthcare System Democrats Want Has Already Failed In Sweden

“If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. If you like your health insurance plan, you can keep your health insurance plan. Period.” That was the mantra that we heard over and over when the so-called Affordable … Read More

July 30, 2019 |

What The World Doesn’t Need Now Is Lower Rates

The Q2 earnings season is upon us and the risks to the rally that started after the worst December on record at the close of last year is in serious jeopardy. We received a glimpse of this with some of … Read More

July 30, 2019 |

Will The Democratic Conventions Be As Violent As 1968?

During their demonstration held Saturday, June 30, in downtown Portland, Antifa (anti-fascist) marchers swinging baseball bats beat an elderly man and one who came to his defense. Then they beat journalist Andy Ngo, leaving him with serious head injuries.

Recently, Alexandria … Read More

July 30, 2019 |

The Worst Argument For A Recession

The unforced error it will be difficult to wish away

It is becoming more clear that the business expansion underway before the trade war has taken on water that it may not be able to drain away even if … Read More

July 30, 2019 |

All Spending Is Not Equal

As every family knows, all spending is not equal. Repairing a busted roof, for example, has priority over taking a luxury vacation.  Families also understand that timely budgeting and planning are the most efficient ways to use income. It’s a … Read More

July 23, 2019 |

Will Fed Easing Turn Out Like ’95 Or ‘07?

You should completely understand that the market is dangerously overvalued and that global economic growth has slowed to a crawl along with S&P 500 earnings. However, you must also be wondering when the massive overhang of unprecedented debt levels, artificial … Read More

July 23, 2019 |

Biblical Economics & Finance: The Bible On Money & Saving

This article provides a biblically rooted view of wealth creation and investing.  It originates from a document written for Ronald Blue & Co. (now Ronald Blue Trust) in helping create their Principles-Based Investing philosophy.  The original document’s primary contributors … Read More

July 23, 2019 |

Deflation, Demand, And The Federal Reserve

Equity investors buy when the Fed is easy and sell when the Fed is tight as surely as Pavlov’s dogs salivated when they heard the dinner bell. The market got a bit ahead of itself with apocalyptic expectations about the … Read More

July 23, 2019 |

WSJ’s Greg Ip’s Version Of The Gold Standard Isn’t The Gold Standard

Who knows when exactly, but sometime a few millennia ago people began to specialize. Simplified, some produced wheat, some hunted for meat, and others grew corn. That’s when money came into the picture.

Not a creation of the state, money … Read More

July 23, 2019 |

Despite STEM Test Score Doomsayers, America Continues To Prosper

In my previous article I argued that today’s engineering education is focused on research engineering so, therefore, it is not serving and properly educating most engineers in knowledge and skills that are needed for their vocation.  While good, deep, … Read More

July 10, 2019 |

Why Dem Candidates Are Going Easy On China

It is going to be difficult for Washington to overcome China’s unfair trade practices, espionage, and intellectual property theft when portions of the private sector and the Democratic Party refuse to acknowledge that the problem even exists.

In Thursday Democratic … Read More

July 10, 2019 |

June Employment Data Show Steady Economic Weakening

The unexpected 224,000 increase in US payroll employment reported last Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics stood out against a wave of depressing economic data, and provoked a bounce in US bond yields from a three-year low. Viewed in … Read More

July 10, 2019 |

Biblical Economics & Finance: Government’s Role

This article provides a biblically rooted view of wealth creation and investing.  It originates from a document written for Ronald Blue & Co. (now Ronald Blue Trust) in helping create their Principles-Based Investing philosophy.  The original document’s primary contributors were Ken … Read More

July 10, 2019 |

We Don’t Need More STEM Grads, We Need Better STEM Grads

Reporting on the dismal state of American education has been a constant stream for as long as I can recall – at least back to the 1970s, and probably before if I had been old enough to pay attention.  And … Read More

July 10, 2019 |

In Search Of Christian Entrepreneurship Home School Content

I attended the Christian Home Educators of Colorado (CHEC) conference over the weekend of June 13-15, 2019, to seek out homeschooling content about entrepreneurship. As I have mentioned in previous articles, good Biblically-based entrepreneurial content is lacking. My research showed there is … Read More

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