Category Archives: Stock Market

Board Grants Year-End “Bonus” to Participants

In the recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the Church of God Benefits Board, the entity charged with managing the Ministers’ Retirement Plan, action was taken to grant a special year-end interest allocation to all participants in the Trustees’ Fund. … Continue reading

Posted in 12 - December 2014, Investments, Retirees, Retirement Contributions, Retirement Distributions, Stock Market, Withdrawals | Leave a comment

Understanding the “Valuation” Process

Many participants in the equity (or stock) accounts offered by the Ministers’ Retirement Plan may not fully understand the process of how they make money – or lose money – in their equity accounts. While it is rather simple to … Continue reading

Posted in 04 - April 2014, Investments, Stock Market | Leave a comment

Young Investors Have the Power of Compounding

Recent research compiled by Vanguard Investment Counseling shows those who start saving for retirement in their 20’s can save nearly double what investors beginning in their 30’s can put away for retirement. A participant who starts making contribution of $1,000 … Continue reading

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Understanding the “Valuation” Process

Many participants in the equity (or stock) accounts offered by the Ministers’ Retirement Plan may not fully understand the process of how they make money – or lose money – in their equity accounts. While it is rather simple to … Continue reading

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Young Investors Have the Power of Compounding

Recent research compiled by Vanguard Investment Counseling shows those who start saving for retirement in their 20’s can save nearly double what investors beginning in their 30’s can put away for retirement. A participant who starts making contribution of $1,000 … Continue reading

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General Assembly Week

The corporate offices of the Benefits Board and the Church Loan Fund in Cleveland will be open during General Assembly. While members of our staff will be available to talk with those attending the General Assembly in Orlando, we will … Continue reading

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Understanding the “Valuation” Process

Many participants in the equity (or stock) accounts offered by the Ministers’ Retirement Plan may not fully understand the process of how they make money – or lose money – in their equity accounts. While it is rather simple to … Continue reading

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