Tag Archive for finances

Daughters More Influenced By Generous...

on March 18, 2018 by

Daughters are more likely to carry on a family tradition of philanthropic giving than sons, a recent Indiana

New Year New Budget: What To Do First

on January 25, 2018 by

If they trust you then you have good standing to ask for support for the things the ministry needs to grow or…

How Much the Typical Kid Gets in...

on January 14, 2018 by

kids ages 4 to 14 received an average of $454 in allowance over the course of 2017, in addition to cash gifts…

The Data Snapchat Doesn’t Want You To...

on January 12, 2018 by

The data shows that users sent personal snaps (64%) to friends more frequently than they posted to Stories

Moviegoing Could Hit 22-Year Low

on December 24, 2017 by

You cannot pull a fast one on the audience. … Consumers know what works and what doesn’t long before the product becomes…

Budgeting Basics: Crafting Your Budget...

on December 13, 2017 by

Once you’ve translated your dreams into numbers and figured out the various revenue streams you’ll use to fund your ministry, the next…

Budgeting Basics: Revenue Streams

on December 13, 2017 by

Once you’ve translated your dreams into numbers, the next step in crafting your budget proposal is to determine where your ministry’s budget…

Budgeting Basics: Translating Dreams...

on December 13, 2017 by

What programs, initiatives, events, conferences, training, and trips would enable you to take your ministry from where it is NOW to where…

Youth Ministry Budget Templates

on December 13, 2017 by

This resource contains three budget templates to help you plan well and be a good steward of your congregations’ tithes

Teen Writes Book About How To Invest...

on December 9, 2017 by

Book: “Early Bird: The Power of Investing Young,”

Every 2 New Immigrants To The US Brings...

on December 9, 2017 by

“Chain Migration.” Previously unreleased data from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reveals the number of foreign relatives

Shoppers Are Still Paying Off Debt From...

on November 19, 2017 by

Millennials are the worst culprits here: 24 percent still haven’t paid off credit card debt incurred during the 2016 shopping season, while…

Neighborhood Quality May Impact Child...

on November 18, 2017 by

A new study finds that the quality of a child’s neighborhood may have significant and long-term effects on his or her behavior…

Another Argument For Starting School...

on September 8, 2017 by

Teens Sleeping in Would Save the U.S. $9 Billion a Year

For Millennials, Eloping Is The New...

on August 23, 2017 by

“People just want to start their life. They don’t feel like they have to follow traditional norms anymore.”

Third Of California Households Have...

on July 26, 2017 by

…..are at risk of financial ruin

Teenage Consumer Spending Statistics

on July 19, 2017 by

Statistic Brain Research Institute

How To Deal With College Debt

on June 2, 2017 by

7 in 10 College students graduate with an average of $40,000 in debt

Student Debt Is Making Young People...

on June 2, 2017 by

That rising student debt is one factor that explains why young people get married later these days than in the past

Fidget Spinner$

on May 13, 2017 by

The $500,000 Trend Spinning The Toy Industry Upside Down

Wealthiest Schools Go On Defensive As...

on May 4, 2017 by

They have enough money to provide every undergraduate student with a full-ride scholarship for the next 51 years…

Should I Go To College?

on January 24, 2017 by

Rising earnings disparity between young adults with and without a College degree

Millennials May Need To Double How Much...

on January 14, 2017 by

If investment returns over the next couple of decades fall, as some experts suggest, millennials will need to save more — perhaps…

Cost Of Raising A Child In The U.S....

on January 14, 2017 by

The estimated average costs of raising a child born in 2015 through age 17 has risen to $233,610, a 3-percent increase from…

High Cost Of Education Limits Career...

on January 10, 2017 by

Millennials report the decisions they have made about student loans was greatly affected by the socio-economic status of their parents who were…

Young Adults Living With Their Parents...

on January 2, 2017 by

Trulia found that almost 40 percent of young adults lived with their parents, step-parents, grandparents and other relatives last year, the highest…

Secular Hollywood Quietly Courts The...

on December 26, 2016 by

NY Times

Kids, Christmas, And Materialism…...

on December 14, 2016 by

True success in life is faithfulness to God and obedience to his commands, whether your net worth is 10 cents or 10…

Budweiser Targets Youth Culture With A...

on November 30, 2016 by

The collection slightly strays from PacSun’s typical surf-and-skate staples and dips into the trend of vintage America with logo-centric styles

Book: Return To Order….Values

on November 5, 2016 by

Important instrument in reshaping the educational (financial) foundations of our youth, preparing them for leadership

How Welfare Undermines Marriage And What...

on November 4, 2016 by

The collapse of marriage in America began with the War on Poverty and the welfare programs that penalizes low-income parents who do…

Discussion Starter: Woman 21 Auctioning...

on October 30, 2016 by

She holds her virginity to the highest value. So she is autioning it off to the highest bidder?

5 Money Lessons Teens Should Learn...

on September 19, 2016 by

US News

More Millennials Are Giving Back To The ...

on August 29, 2016 by

19% of millennials are a “financial supporter” of a parent, an average $18,250 annually, according to a 2015 TD Ameritrade report

Many Millennials Regret Going to College

on August 21, 2016 by

More than a third of 18- to 35-year-olds say they wish they had not gone to university

A Record 60.6 Million Americans Live In...

on August 21, 2016 by

In 2014, a record 60.6 million people, or 19% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations under one roof

Electronic Cash Kings 2016

on August 17, 2016 by

World’s Highest-Paid DJs

5 Conversations You Must Have With Grads...

on July 13, 2016 by

Don’t miss this opportunity before they leave

Digital Advertising: 60% Of Smart Phone...

on July 8, 2016 by

…that audience accounts for more than 2 billion videos daily

States Shifting Premiums For Teen...

on July 2, 2016 by

The average car insurance premium increase…For male teen drivers the increase was 91%, while female teen drivers saw an increase of 67%

Fighting ISIS And Supporting The...

on June 10, 2016 by

Help protect kids from the killings, rapes, and kidnapping. Visit www.sonsoflibertyinternational.com to learn how to help.

Book: ‘An Other Kingdom’

on May 26, 2016 by

…a powerful call to depart the consumer culture and return to a neighborly covenant culture

Student Loans….Spending Spree

on May 23, 2016 by

1 in 5 students graduating this year who carry debt used student loans to pay for expenses like vacations, dining out, and…

Slipknot Bassist’s Child Born...

on May 9, 2016 by

Gray’s child may sue for loss of a parent’s companionship

New App Will Deliver You Weed In Under...

on April 21, 2016 by

If you live in California getting your marijuana just got a whole lot easier

Teens Still Love Celebrities &...

on April 1, 2016 by

One important thing that hasn’t changed in youth culture…teen girls’ obsession with fresh-faced celebrities

Why Snapchat Spent $100 Million For...

on March 28, 2016 by

Snapchat users are about to have a more personalized experience, including customized comical avatars

Abortion Clinic Closings Are Happening...

on March 13, 2016 by

In most states in America, at least one abortion provider closes every two weeks

Father Throws 15-year-Old Daughter A ...

on March 11, 2016 by

…with Nick Jonas, Pitbull, make-up by the Kardashians’ artist and photos by Michelle Obama’s photographer
DailyMail on Facebook

How Much Teen Fashion Has Changed In The...

on March 4, 2016 by

Teen retail has changed a lot in the past decade..”Their entire life, if it’s not shareable, it didn’t happen,”

Survivors Emerge From Teen Retail...

on March 4, 2016 by

Abercrombie and American Eagle continue to lose market share to the rapidly emerging fast-fashion brands like

Ten Fascinating Facts About Pastor And...

on February 11, 2016 by

From the work of Richard Hammer, statistical tome: 2016-2017 Compensation Handbook for Church Staff

How To Get Paid What You’re Worth...

on February 10, 2016 by

The biggest donors in many churches are parents in other words, families with students in youth ministry

Penthouse Magazine Discontinues Print...

on January 20, 2016 by

Long-running rival to Playboy will now only be offered in digital format

Box Office Blowback…

on January 11, 2016 by

Hateful Eight Joy Underperform

Snapchat Is Shutting Down Its Lens Store...

on January 7, 2016 by

Snapchat is focusing on its ad business

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens&...

on December 27, 2015 by

Generated box office receipts of $890.3 million globally through Dec. 25 and would pass $1 billion this weekend

College Students Are Renting Out Their...

on December 26, 2015 by

Want to relive your glory college days of living in a Frat House? Well, now you can..in one stay

Income Level Is A Key Factor To Media...

on December 17, 2015 by

We expected high-income households to own more devices, but we did not anticipate that low-income consumers of all devices had greater usage

Income…

The Buying Power Of Star Wars Fans

on December 17, 2015 by

Just the beginning, this is

Study: Affluent Teens Twice As Likely To...

on December 16, 2015 by

Middle-class parents warned against introducing children to alcohol at home

Budgeting Basics

on December 7, 2015 by

Crafting Your Budget Proposal

Guiding Kids Through The Materialism Of...

on December 1, 2015 by

Walt Mueller

Bloomingdales Date Rape Ad

on November 13, 2015 by

What a creepy Bloomingdale’s ad tells us about America’s understanding of rape

How Working Parents Share the Load

on November 10, 2015 by

2-parent households in which both parents work full time now 46%, up from 31% in 1970

Congrats, Class Of 2015. You’ll...

on October 23, 2015 by

That’s 13 years past today’s average retirement age

Hasbro Profit Beats On Higher Sales Of...

on October 19, 2015 by

A better-than-expected quarterly profit as toys based on “Star Wars” and “Jurassic World” movie series boosted sales of its toys targeted at…

Undocumented Students Suing Their...

on October 19, 2015 by

They argue they were eligible for in-state tuition but were wrongly charged out-of-state rates

Vinyl Sales Generate More Revenue Than...

on September 28, 2015 by

With purchases of Vinyl up 52 percent from this time last year, no other format is growing at such a rapid rate

Top 10 Financial Scams Targeting College...

on September 24, 2015 by

Students often feel flattered – and “grown up” – when they’re offered deals..But some offers are fake

Dad Padlocks Daughter’s Closet...

on September 9, 2015 by

8th grader racked up $541 in charges…majority of data usage on instagram posts

Aerie’s “Wholesome Bras For Teens....

on August 21, 2015 by

Aerie’s strategic avoidance of hyper-sexualization appears to be paying off with teen girls as well as their parents

Average Family Spends More Than $600 On...

on August 17, 2015 by

As summer winds down, many parents are taking on the task of buying all the necessary back-to-school supplies for their kids

Get Prince E. Okereke To College

on August 13, 2015 by

Prince is a dear friend of our ministry in Nigeria

“Restuarants Targeting Tweens For...

on July 28, 2015 by

Restaurants are going all out to attract Tweens. What are our churches doing specifically for them

NYC Department Of Education Is Not An...

on July 27, 2015 by

Diversity of New York City languages makes staying involved in kids’ education difficult for immigrant parents

Dr Recommends That Schools Should NOT...

on July 25, 2015 by

….so your kids can get better sleep

FINANCIAL AID INSTEAD OF SCHOLARSHIPS

on July 22, 2015 by

Marko

Learning to budget can curb teens’...

on July 21, 2015 by

While it may seem nightmarish at times, letting your teens manage their money is all part of learning good financial behavior

MasterCard Turns To Selfies As Next Wave...

on July 12, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

The 3 Types Of People Who Want To...

on July 8, 2015 by

Due to these mortgage-sized student loan debts… is worth it anymore

POLL: Americans Overwhelmingly Support...

on July 6, 2015 by

Savings accounts currently in place in Nevada, Florida, Mississippi, Arizona and Tennessee that allow families to “receive a portion

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects...

on July 5, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Gen Z Gets Schooled

on June 28, 2015 by

Gen Z Shifts Their Focus on College Admissions, Value of a Degree

College Degrees Myths

on June 27, 2015 by

You can’t go wrong if you major in a STEM field and other myths about college

The Fading Of The Teen Summer Job

on June 25, 2015 by

Teen employment has fallen in recent decades

Teen Drivers Can Double Family Auto...

on June 20, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Teenagers Are Losing Confidence In The...

on June 16, 2015 by

High-school seniors in the mid-1990s appeared to have more faith in social mobility and less confidence in the power of having money

Flashback: Ouija Board 2014 Christmas...

on June 8, 2015 by

Searches for ouija boards on Google up 300% since last month…hottest gifts likely to sell out this season

Nevada’s Groundbreaking School...

on June 5, 2015 by

“This is the way the school choice movement is moving.”

Lunch Fairy Pays For ‘Caring’...

on June 3, 2015 by

Teen Ministry Volunteer Needs Finical...

on May 20, 2015 by

Great fundraising opportunity for youth groups to give back

Advertising Strategies Marketers Employ

on May 6, 2015 by

By Walt Mueller

The End Of Sex Sells?

on April 29, 2015 by

Teen retailer to drop shirtless models and turn up the lights

High Student Loan Debt Grows 10X in Past...

on April 25, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Middle Class Incomes Drop As Immigration...

on April 24, 2015 by

Wages of America’s middle class have dropped below 1970s levels as immigration has surged 325 percent

Cannabis Culture

on April 22, 2015 by

A new shopper’s high for Marijuana-themed products are smoking hot

Kid Rips Up Allowance After His Mom...

on April 21, 2015 by

What would your reaction be?

Teens Spending More on Experiences, Less...

on April 18, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Youth Worker: The Most Meaningful Job In...

on April 17, 2015 by

Forbes tells us what we already know today – youth ministry is the best job in the world!