Should pastors save for retirement?

Should pastors save for retirement?   Yes! There are many great reasons a pastor should save and invest for retirement. Let’s look at a few: Meet future financial needs: Work until the Lord calls you home? Due to health, energy, or other reasons, many older pastors find they can’t or don’t desire to keep working…


Investing During an Election Year

It’s an election year and many investors are wondering (or worried!) about how the election will impact their portfolio. Common questions are: What has happened historically to the markets during an election year? How have the economy and the markets performed under Republican versus Democrat governments? What topics should investors be thinking about and discussing…


2023 Positive Impact Report

We’re delighted to share our 2023 Positive Impact Report with you! As faith-based investors we want to make a positive impact on our neighbors by investing in companies whose goods and services create value for consumers and communities, demonstrate care for creation, and who treat their employees, suppliers, and others with dignity and respect. The…


Don’t DIY Your 401(k)

“I know doing my business taxes right is important – so I’m just going to Google it and do it myself.”   “I’ve got a growing team of over 20 employees. I don’t need an HR person, I can save money by managing employee benefits and payroll myself.”   “It costs a lot to hire…

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Year-End Reflection Questions

As you come to the end of one year and the beginning of a new one, what thoughts do you have about the last year? Reflecting on the past year can be a great time to celebrate goals accomplished, areas where you’ve grown, and special memories but also to see areas for improvement in the…

Merry Christmas 2023

To us a child is born

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6) Whenever I read this verse, my mind immediately goes to the corresponding song in Handel’s magnificent Messiah, one…

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Rejoice in the Lord this Thanksgiving

Colorful leaves, crisp mornings, football, pumpkin spice mania…the signs of the autumn season are all around us this week as we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving. What a special time to stop and reflect on the many, many ways God has blessed us over the last year. If you’re like most, your year has been marked…

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What is Faith-Based Investing?

We talk a lot about faith-based investing, and it’s been our investing focus for the past 25 years. But many Christians are still unfamiliar with the term, so what is faith-based investing? Simply put, faith-based investing is the process of aligning your investments with your faith values. Among Christian investors sometimes it’s referred to as…


Beacon Wealth Consultants Announces Relationship with CFD Investments to Provide Faith-based Investing Portfolios

Beacon Wealth Consultants Announces Relationship with CFD Investments to Provide Faith-based Investing Portfolios Roanoke, VA – April 25, 2023 Beacon Wealth Consultants, a wealth management and asset manager committed to biblically responsible investing for over 25 years, is pleased to announce a new relationship with CFD Investments, Inc. The relationship allows CFD advisors to use…