Archive: January 2016

2016 State of the Markets Webinar

It's our pleasure to provide you with our annual 2016 State of the Markets Webinar. If you've been struggling with the volatility of the markets in 2015 and January of…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks End Choppy Week Higher”

THE MARKETSAfter a volatile week, markets regained some steam, helped by a recovery in oil prices and some upbeat earnings reports. For the week, the S&P 500 gained 1.41%, the…
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“What the Parable of the Vine and the Branches teaches us about the markets”

This morning in my quiet time, I was reminded of an important object lesson found in John’s gospel (15:1-11).  Jesus’ teaching here has direct application to what we are experiencing…
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Weekly Market Update: “Stocks End Rocky Week Down”

THE MARKETSStocks closed down again Friday ahead of the long holiday weekend after disappointing earnings, more China worries, and plunging oil prices added to fears about slowing global growth. For…
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Weekly Market Update: “Markets Tumble on China Fears”

THE MARKETSU.S. equities experienced a brutal tumble last week after more bad news emerged from China. For the week, the S&P 500 lost 5.96%, the Dow dropped 6.19%, and the…
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007 – Start the Year Off Right with MY ONE WORD

Each year, the Beacon Wealth Consultants teams chooses ONE WORD that they want to influence their personal, professional and spiritual lives in the year ahead.In this podcast, Rick and Cassie…
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Shining Light Company – Flowers Foods

Every year during the Christmas season, this Shining Light Company changes the Little Miss Sunbeam brand mascot on its packaging to a posture of prayer accompanied by the scripture "Not…
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Weekly Market Update: “Special Update: 2015 in Review”

THE MARKETSNow that 2015 is in the rear-view mirror, let’s take a look at some of the factors that influenced markets last year. Though markets closed essentially flat, it’s important…
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