AboutEric Schrum, Author at Affluent Christian Investor
Tithing: Should We Give From Net Or Gross Income
A question I get quite often from Christians who want to be faithful with the money entrusted to them is “Should I be giving my tithe from my gross or net income?” It’s a great question and one which … Read More
5 Things The Millionaire Next To You Is Doing With Their Money That You’re Not
- They spend less than they earn, a lot less.
The number one contributor to financial success is living within your means. That millionaire sitting in the booth next to you at your favorite restaurant learned this at … Read More
5 Things Christians Can Do To Win With Money
- Christian’s can need to invest more.
Most people don’t understand how expensive life gets when you add 10, 15, 20 years of inflation to your current cost of living. I fully believe in trusting God to provide for … Read More
The Best Investment We Can Make With Our Money
Making decisions about where and how to invest your money is difficult. If it were easy there would not be 24-hour financial news channels, endless articles on the next hot investment, and thousands of financial advisors across the country. When … Read More
Does Money Really Make Us Happy?
A few years ago, I travelled to Peru. I wasn’t there for mission work or any noble cause, I was simply visiting to feed my love of travel, learn about a new culture, and put my recent Spanish lessons to … Read More
Why Do-It-Yourself Investors Do So Poorly
A recent study was published by Dalbar examining how well regular investors performed over time compared to the stock market as a whole. The results were striking. Since 1988 the stock market has returned on average 10% per year … Read More
The Surprising Way Most People Go Wrong With Their Personal Finances
So you’ve decided now is the time to really get on top of your finances. Perhaps you’ve always had that nagging feeling in the back of your mind convicting you to be a better steward of what you’ve been given … Read More
Why Having A Financial Plan Matters Now More Than Ever
In our culture of 24 hour financial news channels and websites, we are blitzed with news stories and articles which claim to be for our benefit but in substance are truly crafted to provoke clicks and views. Flip or click … Read More
How We Mirror God’s Image When We Invest Our Money
In the past investing has traditionally been viewed as a secular act. The expenditure of money, time, and talent in exchange for the expectation of suitable and appropriate profit. However, just as the most menial job transforms into the … Read More