Giving: A Practice in Joyfulness

During December, the COMPASS blog is sharing reflections related to giving, since this is an especially gift giving time of year. Today, regular contributor Nicole Brennan shares her story about a year of service in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, and … Continue reading

A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart

During November the COMPASS Blog is sharing reflections about Thanksgiving and digging more deeply into why we give thanks. Today we welcome back regular contributor Nicole Brennan who ponders the question for herself in sharing some pictures of what and … Continue reading

Frugal Fall: A Financial Self-Examination

During October, the COMPASS blog is sharing thoughts, tips, and reflections about having a Frugal Fall. Today, we are happy to welcome back regular contributor Nicole Brennan, a Marketing Assistant at Barnabas Foundation. Nicole shares some important ideas and reflections … Continue reading

Planned Giving… it IS for Millennials, too!

During July, the COMPASS blog, is sharing stories, tips and reflections all about gift giving. Today we welcome back writer Nicole Brennan from Barnabas Foundation, who shares about the significance and importance of planned giving, especially for Millennials. A friend of mine … Continue reading

More Tips for Travel on a Budget

COMPASS has shared ideas, experiences and stories during the month of June of how to have fun on a summer budget. Recently, Nicole Brennan shared with us some of her cost-saving tips for travel. Here are some more helpful reminders on … Continue reading

Tips for Travel, Vacations, or Staycations on a Budget

During June, COMPASS is sharing ideas, experiences and stories for how to have summer fun on a budget. Today we welcome back Nicole Brennan, a marketing assistant with Barnabas Foundation who shares some budget-friendly tips for summer travel, in the first of a two … Continue reading

Fun and Frugal Ideas for the Summer

During June, COMPASS is sharing ideas, experiences and stories for how to have summer fun on a budget. Today we welcome Nicole Brennan, a marketing assistant with the Barnabas Foundation who shares some fun and frugal ideas for the Summer.  There are … Continue reading