Money

Members of Bethel Church Taken in $35 Million ‘Ponzi Scheme’

"Piercey used his involvement with Bethel Church in Redding to draw people into investing in his scheme. . . . experts believe groups like churches are particularly vulnerable to such schemes...refer to the phenomenon of con artists targeting church groups as 'affinity fraud.'" - CLeaders

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GuideStone announces release of Ministers’ Tax Guide

"The tax guide includes tax highlights for 2019 including changes based on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and the current status of minister’s housing allowance after the recent 2019 litigation, along with step-by-step filing instructions for minister’s personal taxes and comprehensive examples and sample forms." - Baptist Standard

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How persuasive is whistleblower's claim the LDS church is hiding wealth from the IRS?

Monday,  "a 'whistleblower' who used to help manage the church’s investment portfolio released a series of documents alleging that the church has mismanaged more than $100 billion of charitable donations, including by channeling a portion of that money into for-profit investments on which it has failed to pay taxes." - RNS

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Serving One Master: How to Navigate the Struggle Between God and Money

"How do you make the right decisions between serving clients and firm pressure to own money? As I began to think more about these questions, I thought of one lesson that has helped me navigate challenges in my own career on Wall Street..." - IFWE

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