News & Articles

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EFCA FairShare Reflects Local and National Partnership

Through partnership with each local church, FairShare contributions provide for the essential leadership functions of the EFCA movement.
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Opportunities to Connect with FCMM

Looking ahead to the 2017 EFCA Theology Conference and 2017 EFCA One.
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Understanding Option C: The Steady Approach

Managed for the long term and designed to provide monthly retirement income, Option C, titled Lifetime Fund, has provided stable value and steady growth for participants, essentially matching long-term market returns.
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Online System Migration Planned for Retirement Accounts - now scheduled for September 2016

FCMM's vendor for retirement account access will migrate system in coming months.
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How Much Should I Be Contributing to My Retirement Fund?

Both church staff and church leaders frequently ask what a person should be putting away to achieve adequate retirement provision. As with all other things in life, it depends on factors specific to the individual’s circumstances.
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Payroll Service Has Seen Steady Growth

FCMM’s launch of a church payroll service has grown to serve churches in seven states in the first year. The service is scalable and affordable for churches of all sizes and levels of need.
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FCMM Announces Staff Addition for Advising

Jeff Englin has been assisting Retirement Plan participants since 2008 as a contract adviser. With his new assignment, he will give full-time service to FCMM.
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FCMM Accredited by ECFA

FCMM Benefits & Retirement has been accredited by the national financial accountability organization for ministries.
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How Can Retirement Investments Benefit Churches?

Since 2010, FCMM Retirement Plan members have had the opportunity to invest retirement funds with Christian Investors Financial (CIF). CIF is the EFCA-affiliated provider of ministry capital financing along with capital campaign and leadership consulting. Following is information provided by CIF illustrating their ministry partnering.
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FCMM/GuideStone Now Offering Expedited "Micro-group" Health Insurance Quotes

FCMM's partner in group health insurance, GuideStone, now features an online portal for requesting quotes for ministries with 2 to 4 eligible employees.
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Performance Reports

Information about strategy and performance of FCMM funds
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Social Security Claiming Options Have Been Dropped

The budget deal enacted in late 2015 nixes the recent provision that allowed "claim-and-suspend" strategies for couples, along with related options.

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