5 Ways to Help Prevent Financial Fraud at Your Church

shared values // Abby Connolly on Tuesday May 16, 2017

Awareness is key when it comes to protecting your church’s funds. The more your church’s finance team knows about preventing fraud, the better off you’ll be now and in the long run. Here are some ways to keep your finances on the up and up.

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Abby Connolly

Abby Connolly

Abby Connolly is a Marketing Strategy Specialist for GuideOne Insurance, focusing on the design and implementation of the church marketing plan, co-op advertising program, and direct mail campaigns.

When she’s not at work, she enjoys riding her bike on the Des Moines trails, spending time with her fiancé and two dogs, and going to the movies.

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