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Giving by group

Money | Young professionals club focuses on Biblical financial stewardship
by Katie Gaultney
Posted 3/01/17, 11:31 am

Six years ago Dallas residents Stephen Reiff and David Luttrell, two recent college grads with steady jobs and incomes, found they both had the same question: “How would God have us steward His money?” Out of their conversation came an idea: Why not form a group of young professionals with a heart for Biblical stewardship of resources?

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College loan conundrum

Money | Can the student loan market be reformed?
by David Skeel
Posted 1/17/17, 09:36 am

If you’re trying to predict which bubble will burst next, don’t rule out student loans. U.S. student loan debt stands at nearly $1.4 trillion, and more than half of all student borrowers do not repay their school loans in full. Is there a fix for this mess?

Some student loan defenders claim the market isn’t as sickly as it looks. The government makes money on student loans, the reasoning goes, and students who obtain college degrees earn an estimated $20,000 a year more than those who don’t.

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Logic, not logorrhea

Money | The legacy of Thomas Sowell
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/27/16, 04:10 pm

Brilliant economist Thomas Sowell, 86, announced his retirement Dec. 26 from writing columns, and the dubious profession lost one of its greats.

Sowell’s retirement announcement sent me remembering his books I’ve recommended, including Economic Facts and Fallacies, Intellectuals and Race, The Housing Boom and Bust, Black Rednecks and White Liberals, and Conquests and Cultures. Sowell’s Basic Economics is an excellent textbook.

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