Effective investing is not an end in itself; rather, it is a vital part of the total financial planning process. Consider using an investment strategy informed by biblical principles to equip you to make sound decisions that are not dictated by short-term emotions or the economic climate.
The media bombards consumers daily with “get rich quick” schemes that fuel a consumptive mentality. By contrast, the Bible teaches that the most effective way to accumulate wealth is by consistently spending less than you earn and doing it over a long period of time. The Bible also teaches us to preserve and grow your capital through a diversified portfolio of investments. To strategically allocate capital and diversify a portfolio, Ronald Blue Trust uses an investment decision-making framework known as Principles-Based Investing.
Principles-Based Investing is an investment decision-making framework that combines a deep understanding of timeless biblical truths, sound knowledge of economies and investments, rigorous global research, and an in-depth evaluation of risk dynamics. This framework is the underlying philosophy that guides decisions and from which investment processes are developed. The primary objective of Principles-Based Investing and the investment process is to better meet investors’ financial goals.
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