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Apr
9
2021
Are you looking for a way to make some extra cash? Or maybe you’d just like to hang on to a few more of your hard-earned dollars. Well, with your computer or smart phone, you can make or save money online, often with little effort. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore tell you how. 5 ways to cash in online on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Apr
8
2021
These days, churches receive regular reminders of the need to take stock of their financial health. While each church is different, many are finding cash reserves to be a common denominator when it comes to their overall financial health. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore discuss why it’s important for churches to have an emergency fund. Church cash reserves—how much is enough? That’s on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Apr
7
2021
Many people are familiar with how their own Social Security benefits work but fewer are aware of how spousal benefits work. If you’re married, were married in the past or have never received a paycheck, you just may be eligible to get your spouse’s retirement benefits. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore discuss ‘spousal’ and ‘survivor’ benefits. Social security spousal benefits on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
Apr
6
2021
Many people believe that negotiating with someone means that there has to be one winner and one loser and that is not always the case! There is an art to negotiating properly and it’s absolutely essential in day to day business activities. On the next MoneyWise Live, host Rob West and Steve Moore teach you the art of negotiating. The give and take of negotiating on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Apr
5
2021
Most of us have daydreamed about winning the lottery and what we’d do with a boatload of money. And although the thought may be tempting, we also need to consider the morality of gambling and the problems it can cause. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore sit down with Compass founder Howard Dayton to get his take on gambling. Is it wrong to play the lottery? That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Apr
2
2021
Good Friday is a solemn day for believers.  It’s a time for us to remember and acknowledge the significance of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore point out that while the spiritual implications of Jesus’ crucifixion are enormous, politics and even money played a role in the events of that day as well. It's the economics of the cross on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. Please note: This is a "best-of" program and still features Steve Moore as co-host.
Apr
1
2021
It's a bittersweet milestone for MoneyWise Live as they mark the end of Steve Moore’s role as co-host of the program. Join host Rob West and the team on the next MoneyWise Live, as they honor Steve for his many years of faithful service and ministry. We’ll hear from several folks who’ve worked with Steve over the years and from you as well. It's a farewell to Steve Moore on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
31
2021
A theologian once observed that many followers of Jesus love the thought of heaven, but don’t desire to bear His cross—choosing comfort over tribulation. So, have you considered if your lifestyle is keeping you from following Christ more fully? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with author Michael Blue about breaking the chains of complacency. Then Rob and Steve will answer your financial questions. Free to follow Christ on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
30
2021
The economic impact of COVID has changed the way some of us have handled our 401Ks.  But saving for retirement is always important and the need for it doesn’t change, even when there’s a crisis. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk about how the pandemic may have affected your retirement savings. Then they’ll answer answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. What’s in your 401k on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
29
2021
There are always more ways to spend money than there are to save it. So, no matter how much you have, it’s important to spend wisely. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some of their ideas about wise spending and saving. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. More ways to save money on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
26
2021
Insurance can be complicated and hard to understand. But despite all that, it’s pretty handy at times. So, it’s good to know the different kinds of coverage you need to protect yourself and your family. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain why a certain type of policy could be a real lifesaver for your finances. Then they’ll answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective. Find out why you need an umbrella policy on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
25
2021
401k’s are filled with rules that a lot of people aren’t fond of. But there’s a little-known rule that applies to those accounts which could be a real blessing during a financial hardship. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain that rule and how you could possibly benefit from it. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. It’s the 401k Rule of 55 on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
24
2021
You might not be familiar with I Bonds and the way they function as savings vehicles. You may also be surprised to learn that unlike your savings account at your local or online bank, these bonds are currently yielding quite a bit more interest. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some information on this savings strategy. Then they’ll take your calls and answer various financial questions. Taking an interest in I Bonds on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
Mar
23
2021
Do you ever feel overwhelmed and ill-equipped to deal with your personal finances? If you feel like you’ll never experience financial freedom, then maybe it’s time to change the decisions you make. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with financial advisor, Emily Stroud, about spending money on what really matters. Then Rob and Steve answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. Decisions for faithful finance on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
22
2021
The COVID shutdowns have forced companies to allow more employees to work from home. And now more than ever, employers are actively seeking workers who’ll perform most or all of their duties without leaving the house. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a list of those jobs and some of them may surprise you. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. The best work from home jobs in 2021 on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
19
2021
Most of us are familiar with the biblical account of David killing Goliath with a slingshot and just one stone. But you may not realize there is a similar battle now underway as Christian investors take on corporate giants who defy God with unrighteous practices. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with economist Jerry Bowyer about three examples and how you can join the fight. Then Rob and Steve will answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective. David vs. Goliath in the boardroom on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
18
2021
These days, we have several ways to invest our money, but each requires a certain amount of oversight on our part.  So, it’s helpful to know our investment options and the ways each method allows us to pay attention to our funds. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk through some of those strategies. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. It’s 3 ways to invest on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
17
2021
You may not realize it, but the way we manage our finances affects our relationship with the Lord. And that explains why much of God’s Word is devoted to instructing us about how to handle our money and possessions. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore discuss that and more with Compass founder, Howard Dayton. Then Rob and Steve take your calls and answer various financial questions. God cares about money on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
Mar
16
2021
It’s no fun getting stuck with a lemon when shopping for a used car.  But how do you avoid the potholes and drive away in a car that meets your needs at a fair price? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some advice to help you be prepared for your next vehicle purchase. Then they’ll answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. Used car buying tips on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
15
2021
We knew interest rates couldn’t remain at historic lows forever and now they’re showing the first signs of rising. A growing economy and government spending are starting to have an impact on inflation. So, what does that mean for your finances? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore sit down with investing expert, Mark Biller, to find out. Then Rob and Steve take your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. Rising interest rates on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
12
2021
Do you know how much you’re actually paying for your new car? When buying a new car, it’s important to look over the sales contract’s fine print for unnecessary fees, since these hidden costs can really add up. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore disclose the fees you should never pay when buying a new car. Then Rob and Steve will answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective. It’s the new car fees you shouldn’t pay on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
11
2021
What do you do if a family member asks for money? Regardless of the circumstances, helping a family member in need is an opportunity to provide them with assistance, while keeping in mind the need to first have an open and frank conversation with them. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal smart ways to help a family member financially. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. Ways to help family members in need on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
10
2021
Bankruptcy is not a small step to take in your financial life. Its impact on your creditworthiness can affect many areas of your life, including your ability to get a job, insurance, or even a home. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore discuss the aftershocks of bankruptcy that you need to know. Then they’ll take your calls from across the country and answer various financial questions. Bankruptcy as a last resort on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
9
2021
How you make your money and where it comes from really does matter. And during the last few decades, aligning your faith with your finances has really grown in popularity. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Jason Myhre of Eventide who shares about a new approach to faith-based investing. Then Rob and Steve will answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. The birth of a faith-based mutual fund on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
8
2021
We always need to be on the lookout for potential identity theft scams so we can avoid them. But this becomes increasingly important during tax season, when dangerous tax related scams are on the rise. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some things you need to know about these scams. Then it’s your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. Tax scams to avoid on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
5
2021
Understanding the value of work doesn’t come naturally to us.  So, there’s no more valuable teaching that you could give your child than to value work and understand the importance of earning the things they want. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome financial expert Ron Blue to talk about responsibilities and rewards. Then Rob and Steve will answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective. Teaching kids the value of work on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
4
2021
In 2020, millions of people found themselves working from home for the first time, and maybe you’re one of them.  But does that qualify you for a home office deduction on your taxes? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some ways to determine if you qualify for the deduction which could help you save on your 2020 tax bill. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. Deducting your home office on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
3
2021
Do you feel joy when giving to your church or those in need?  Did you know there’s a way to increase that joyful feeling that’s found only through generosity? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Kendra VanderMeulen of the National Christian Foundation to talk about that. Then Rob and Steve take calls from across the country and answer various financial questions. How to find more joy in giving on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Mar
2
2021
It seems like identity thieves are no longer content with just taking out a credit card in your name or emptying your bank account. Now they want your steal your house through home title fraud. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore tell you how to protect yourself from this growing form of identity theft. Then they’ll answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. Helping you determine if you need home title theft insurance on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Mar
1
2021
With increasing frequency, scammers are using fake websites to pose as companies you trust. By doing so, they’re trying to lure you into a con and get you to surrender your private information. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some pointers to help you be wise on the web. Then it’s your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. Spotting fake websites on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
26
2021
You’ve heard the saying that “time is money,” and it can be a great motivator.  But the problem is most of us don’t have a clue just how expensive time really is. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a simple calculation that can help you place a value on your time and as a result, may change your thoughts on spending. Then Rob and Steve will answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective. What your time is really worth on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
25
2021
You may be looking to buy peace of mind with a home warranty to cover appliance and system repairs.  But are those policies worth the investment and do they really deliver on their promises? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have the “low down” on those warranty offers. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. It's the trouble with home warranties on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.   
Feb
24
2021
If you watch some of those home improvement shows, you might be tempted to think that flipping houses is easy and profitable.  But the truth is flipping a house is never easy and it’s only profitable if you manage to do it right. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a list of ways that a house flip can go wrong. Then they’ll take your calls from across the country and answer your financial questions. The perils of flipping a house on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.   
Feb
23
2021
Most indicators point to continued economic recovery from the COVID crises this year.  Still there are things you can do to ensure that your own finances will be better in 2021 than they were last year. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some steps to strengthen your financial condition and prepare you for whatever lies ahead. Then Rob and Steve answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. Financial tweaks for 2021 on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
22
2021
Many Americans have received two rounds of stimulus payments from the government. But a lot of folks are still waiting on their second payment.  And others have received a payment in error. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some tips about what you should do if you’re still waiting or need to return a payment you weren’t due. Then it’s your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. That's the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.   
Feb
19
2021
The pandemic made 2020 an unusual year for most sectors of the economy and the mortgage industry was no exception. So, what might we expect in 2021? And what will this new administration in Washington mean for mortgages? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with mortgage expert Dale Vermillion to get some answers. Then Rob and Steve will answer other financial questions from a biblical perspective. The mortgage outlook for 2021 on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Feb
18
2021
Credit cards can be handy tools when used for items that fit within your budget and when you pay off their balance every month. But at times you may need to cancel a card. So, how do you do that, while minimizing the impact on your credit score? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have the answer to that question. Then they’ll take some calls and questions on several different financial topics. Join us to hear how to cancel a credit card on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
17
2021
In Genesis 2, we see how God creates Eve from Adam’s rib. So, man and woman are made of the same flesh, but still with important differences. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Compass founder Howard Dayton to discuss how those differences affect the way spouses view money. Then Rob and Steve take calls from across the country and answer various financial questions. Husbands and wives are different on purpose on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
16
2021
Followers of Reddit, a social media discussion site, are buying up shares of troubled companies by the truckload. And this unusual activity is severely affecting the Wall Street hedge funds and causing quite a panic. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have the details. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on various financial topics. It’s the rebels vs. the establishment on Wall Street on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Feb
15
2021
Proverbs 23 advises us to not wear ourselves out getting rich, but have the wisdom to show restraint, not trusting our own cleverness. Some sage advice to guide our investment strategies, and encourage us to have a long-range plan and stick to it. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome investing expert Mark Biller to talk about how to do that. Then they’ll take calls and questions on various financial matters. The wisdom to show restraint on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
12
2021
Imagine a court freezing your assets then combing through your finances for months. That can happen if you die without a will, but it’s easy to spare your loved ones the burden of having to endure that process. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a checklist of documents you need to complete to protect your estate from probate. Then Rob and Steve will answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective.  Set your estate in order on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Feb
11
2021
In Genesis 18, we read how Abraham negotiated with God about the destruction of the city of Sodom. We learn God promised if only ten righteous people could be found there, He’d spare the whole city. But what lessons might that passage hold for us today? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Jerry Bowyer to find out. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. Join us to hear how it’s about God, not politics on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Feb
10
2021
We’ve had Gen X and Gen Y, so it no surprise that the current group of young people is called Generation Z.  But what makes this youngest group tick, and how can they be molded into tomorrow’s leaders? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Dr. Tim Elmore and some real live Gen Z-ers to find out. Then they’ll take your calls from across the country and answer your financial questions. Growing leaders in Generation Z on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
9
2021
Stewardship for the Christian involves more than just managing money wisely. There are other resources in our lives that we should apply the same principles to. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome financial planner Marc Hall for a look at how we should not only use our treasure, but also our time and talents, all for God’s glory. Then Rob and Steve answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. A journey to spiritual wealth on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Feb
8
2021
The old “tried and true” cash envelope budgeting system will help you spend less.  But many folks prefer to use credit and debit cards instead. So, is there a way to successfully stick to your budget while using both methods of payment?  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a way for you to get the best of both worlds. Then it’s your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. A hybrid envelope system on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Feb
5
2021
As believers, we must glorify God in all we say and do.  But does that also apply to our investing habits and strategies?  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Jason Myhre of Eventide about faith-based investing that glorifies God. Then Rob and Steve will answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective.  Learn how to have a bigger vision for investing on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Feb
4
2021
Selling stuff on the Internet is all the rage these days.  But if you want to be successful at turning your unused items into cash online, you need to know how and where to do it. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some helpful tips for online selling. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. It’s where to sell online on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
3
2021
Do you have a plan for your finances?  Planning is really the only way to make the most of the resources God’s entrusted to you.  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore are joined by financial expert, Ron Blue, to talk about what goes into a financial plan. Then they’ll take your calls from across the country and answer your financial questions. Planning to succeed financially on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Feb
2
2021
Groundhog Day has become synonymous with repeating the same mistakes over and over until you get things right.  Similarly, many of us repeatedly make the same financial mistakes, instead of taking time to understand and learn from them. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share a few of those mistakes so you can avoid them. Then they’ll answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. It's lessons from Groundhog Day, on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Feb
1
2021
Have you ever wondered how being generous as a Christian differs from being a philanthropist? True biblical generosity is much more rewarding than just giving to a cause you believe in. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Jamie Kuiper of the National Christian Foundation to talk about giving. Then it’s your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. Biblical generosity—it's not philanthropy.  That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
29
2021
In Proverbs 22, Solomon writes, “A good name is more desirable than great riches…” And in today’s financial world, having a “good name” means having a good credit score. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some ways you can improve your credit and after some time, your financial horizons. Then they’ll answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective. How to build your credit on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
28
2021
As COVID related shutdowns drag on, many Americans continue to struggle with lost income. But the good news is, there are still plenty of ways to make money on the side. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some ways you can earn extra cash in your “down time.” Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. Money making ideas on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
27
2021
Whether we give online, via text, or in the offering plate, the process of tithing can become routine. And if we’re not careful, we can easily overlook the way scripture identifies giving as a form of worship. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share the proper way to view our giving. Then they’ll take your calls from across the country and answer your financial questions. A reminder that giving is a form of worship on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
26
2021
Predictions are unreliable and often fail to come to fruition. But that doesn’t mean we don’t like to make them. So, the trick is—getting them right. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with someone who usually does get his financial predictions right—investing expert Bob Doll. Then Rob and Steve answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. It's 10 predictions for 2021 on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
25
2021
The loss of income during the pandemic has forced many Americans to max out their credit cards. And even as the COVID crisis will start to lessen, this credit crisis may take years to overcome. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Neile Simon of Christian Credit Counselors about a way to speed up your financial recovery. Then it’s your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. Overcoming the COVID credit crisis on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
22
2021
Everyone likes a “sure thing”, especially when it comes to their investments.  But sadly, there’s no such thing as a guaranteed investment—or is there? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Howard Dayton, founder of Compass: Finances God’s Way, for the answer to that question. Then Rob and Steve will answer your financial questions from a biblical perspective.  Learn about a guaranteed investment on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
21
2021
In Proverbs 25, Solomon warns us about the importance of self-control. He implies that if we are left to our own impulses and desires, we can easily self-destruct. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a lesson to help us avoid that fate. Then they’ll take your calls and questions on any financial topic. It’s the paradox of discipline and freedom on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
20
2021
With the tools and methods available today, saving can be relatively simple. Yet so many people have trouble even getting started, and still live paycheck to paycheck.  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore tell us how to break that cycle and start saving.  Then they’ll take your calls from across the country and answer your financial questions. It’s the nuts and bolts of saving on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
19
2021
If you’ve been shopping online lately, you’ve probably seen a surge in “buy now, pay later” offers.  But is it really a good idea to postpone payment and take advantage of these so-called deals? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal the perils involved in this payment strategy. Then they’ll answer your calls and questions on various financial topics. It's buy now, pay a bunch later, on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
18
2021
Proverbs 3 makes it clear that we should include God in all our decisions, trusting Him over our own understanding.  And when we do, He’ll make our paths straight—and that includes our investing strategies. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with investing expert Mark Biller to find out how we can do that. Then it’s your calls and questions on the financial matters you’d like to discuss. Making the right investing decisions in 2021 on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
15
2021
We all know that our FICO score has a huge impact on our finances.  But most of us don't even realize there’s another secret number we each have as consumers that could be just as important. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain this little-known measurement and how it can affect your money. It's about secret consumer scores on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
14
2021
The Bible is a book of promises. And one of the most repeated promises is the Lord will provide. 20-20 was a year that tested many of us. But we took comfort in knowing the Lord remains in control and is always faithful. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk about finding peace and contentment in the new year. Faith in God’s provision on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
13
2021
The story of The Widow’s Oil in 2 Kings 4 is a wonderful example of God providing for the faithful in miraculous ways. So, what can we glean from this Bible passage that applies to our lives and faith today? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal instructions from this passage we can apply to our own lives. Lessons from The Widow’s Oil on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
12
2021
There are some fun facts you may not know about the currency you're carrying. The paper money and coins in circulation have an interesting history that reveals some quirks about our country. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore fill us in on the background of our currency. We’ll share some fun facts about money on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
11
2021
Finding the right contractor to do the job you need accomplished can sometimes be a challenge. But knowing the right way to inquire about a professional’s experience and methods can aid you in your search. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some questions you should ask before hiring a contractor. How to spot a great contractor on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
8
2021
As followers of Christ, we are called to share the good news of the Gospel wherever we go. But does that include the marketplace? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some thoughts about marketplace evangelism and the unique opportunities that business people have to share Christ with their contacts. Fulfilling the Great Commission through your business on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
7
2021
You have to think of your savings as a piggy bank, not a cash cow.  If you don’t, then you’re just setting yourself up for trouble when you need to tap into your extra funds for a truly unexpected expense. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain the do’s and don’ts of using your emergency fund so you’ll be prepared when you really need it. That’ on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
6
2021
Daydreaming can be a lot of fun, thinking about “what ifs” and “if onlys.” But when wishful thinking replaces wise money management, those daydreams could cause a lot of nightmares down the road. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal three delusions about money and ways you can avoid them. We’re slaying financial fantasies on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
5
2021
How often have you thought, if I had just a little more money, it would solve this or that problem? It’s likely that thought has occasionally crossed all of our minds, but the trouble is more money rarely does the job to solve our problems. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explore the role that money plays in our happiness. Does more money equal more or less joy? That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jan
4
2021
Last year was really tough and we all could use a fresh start now that we’ve made it to 20-21. So, why not consider a New Year’s resolution to pay down your debt? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some great advice about how to get started toward that goal and make strides toward becoming debt free. How to resolve to pay down your debt on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jan
1
2021
Are you ready to make 2021 your best year yet? People have been making New Year’s resolutions for centuries, but the failure rate is incredibly high for these self-imposed goals, which are often too lofty for us to achieve. On the next MoneyWise live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some resolutions that every Christian should consider making. It’s a new year and a fresh start on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
31
2020
Are you like the millions of Americans who will make resolutions for the coming year? Many people resolve to exercise more, eat healthier or lose weight. But they neglect to include their finances when setting these goals. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Kingdom Advisors co-founder, Ron Blue, to help us set a firm foundation for our finances. Faith financial goals on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
30
2020
Many people find it hard to discuss end-of-life choices. Although death is an inevitable part of life, many of us are reluctant to plan for end-of-life care and make our wishes known with the proper legal documents. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain why you need to have a health care directive. It’s about advance care planning on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
29
2020
Our consumer society tells us that we can never have enough stuff. But as Christians, how do we avoid the risk of having our possessions come to possess us? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore warn us about the danger of valuing our possessions too highly and they’ll remind us what the Bible says about ownership and stewardship. God’s will is not more stuff on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Dec
28
2020
How can you tell when a multi-level marketing opportunity is legit and not just out to get your money? Some multi-level marketing operations are really just pyramid schemes, but being cautious and informed can help you identify them. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain what you need to know to steer clear of the schemes you should avoid. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Dec
25
2020
As you’ve considered the story of Christmas, have you ever wondered about the financial status of Joseph and Mary? Many have asked how a young couple, just starting out in life, could afford to escape to Egypt like they did. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore take a closer look at Jesus’ family, but this time through a financial lens. Were Joseph and Mary rich or poor? That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
24
2020
Weeks before Thanksgiving, holiday commercials saturate the airwaves, decorations go up in stores and the Christmas rush begins. It’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy and forget why we’re celebrating this holiday. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore help us keep our perspective right and our focus on the birth of Christ this season. That’s MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Dec
23
2020
Herod the Great played the role of villain in the story of Jesus’ birth 2,000 years ago. But what do we really know about him and the economics that shaped his treacherous reign? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore sit down with economist Jerry Bowyer for a fresh look at the Christmas Story. The economics of Herod the Great on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Dec
22
2020
With Christmas just a few days away, this is a time when we naturally feel more generous. And you may be looking for ways to extend to others that spirit of generosity you’re feeling this season. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore chat with Laurie Farquhar of the National Christian Foundation about the answers to 5 questions about giving. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
21
2020
The Bible tells us to be “salt and light” in the world, and that includes the workplace. Do you reflect the character of Christ while at work? Or do your coworkers secretly wish you’d find employment elsewhere? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a list of things you should do on the job and some you should never do, because they might harm your Christian witness. That’s the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Dec
18
2020
One of the most important principles of investing is to ensure that you have a diversified portfolio to reduce your amount of risk. Unfortunately, when it comes to owning company stock, many employees neglect that principle and put all of their ‘eggs’ in the company basket. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal the importance of portfolio diversification. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
Dec
17
2020
This year has been devastating for many, so it will be a big relief to put 20-20 in the rearview mirror. It won’t take much for the new year to be an improvement, especially if you plan now to fine tune your finances. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore sit down with investing expert Mark Biller to find out how to do that. 10 financial moves for 20-21 on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Dec
16
2020
The Bible clearly teaches that seeking fulfillment from the trappings of the world leaves us empty. And we can never fill the god-shaped hole in our soul with money and possessions. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Compass founder Howard Dayton about a way of living that truly satisfies our spiritual hunger. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
15
2020
Millions of Americans who are currently receiving Social Security benefits are actually still working. It’s true, you can receive benefits without totally retiring. But big changes may be coming for the workers who do. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have the details about some new benefit rules.  Social Security changes for workers on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
14
2020
When we accept Christ as Savior and study God’s Word our lives are transformed. But as believers, we may not realize that God also uses our money to help shape our character and change us. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with financial expert Ron Blue about how dealing with our finances God’s way is always best. It’s all about a money transformation on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Dec
11
2020
The Bible clearly instructs us to provide for the members of our household.  And based on that wise counsel from scripture, it makes sense for us to have life insurance to care for our family’s needs when we’re gone. But is it a real necessity for everyone?  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore answer the question—who needs life insurance? That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
10
2020
Are you confident that you can tell the difference between a really good deal and a sneaky promotional gimmick? When it comes to saving money on purchases, it helps if you know how to determine when a deal’s not really a deal. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how to learn from the saving mistakes of others.  6 saving blunders on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
9
2020
If you’re behind on your bills, the last thing you want is to see a collection notice in the mail or get a call from a collector. But now these agencies have even more ways to ruin your day. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have details about the recent rule changes that now allow collection agencies to text and email you. Debt collection rule changes on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
8
2020
A fresh blanket of snow often evokes thoughts of a winter wonderland. But winter’s arrival isn’t so wonderful when you can’t pay your heating bills. Keeping the furnace going over the long months ahead is yet another challenge for millions affected by the pandemic. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some tips to assist with that.  Help with heating bills on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
7
2020
Pride is often first in the list of seven deadly sins. It puts us above God and leads to spiritual disaster. And pride not only destroys our relationship with God and others, but it can also wreak havoc on our finances. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how pride can negatively affect the way we manage our money. How to avoid pride’s pitfalls on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
4
2020
For the past 25 years, retirement investors have relied on the 4% rule to help them make plans for their future. But this rule—designed to help you stretch your savings to last your lifetime—is now suddenly changing. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share the new revelations about this retirement savings strategy.  Find out what’s changed with the 4% rule on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
3
2020
Everyone knows that saving money is good. It gives you peace of mind and prepares you for what lies ahead. And there’s another thing about being a disciplined saver—sometimes it’s just not fun. But what if we could make saving more enjoyable?  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore will suggest some ways you can do just that.  Making saving fun on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
2
2020
Raising children and managing money are challenging tasks in the best of times. But those challenges may seem like insurmountable obstacles if you suddenly find yourself raising your kids alone as a single parent. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have financial advice for parents who are caring for their family’s needs on their own. It's single parent finances on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Dec
1
2020
In Matthew 6, Jesus gives us the Lord’s Prayer as an example of how we should bring our needs to God.  But do we often skim over an important part of His example? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some thoughts about a particular part of the Lord’s Prayer that we may be overlooking. We'll talk about praying for our daily bread on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
30
2020
It’s always good to reflect on our giving habits. And as the end of the year is quickly approaching, this is typically a time when we find ourselves feeling a bit more generous. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Jeff Carver of the National Christian Foundation about a different way to be generous. It’s 3 questions and answers about giving stock on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
27
2020
As student loan debt continues to skyrocket, scams do as well. Unfortunately, scammers have found a way to target new grads who are bogged down with debt. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal what to watch out for so you don’t fall victim to scammers targeting graduates who owe. How to spot a student loan scam on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
Nov
26
2020
Can being thankful be good for your health and life in general? Research shows that grateful people tend to be healthier and happier and exhibit lower levels of stress when it comes to their financial wellbeing. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore detail the benefits of gratitude. An attitude of gratitude on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
25
2020
Having a will is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. A will can eliminate legal pitfalls and provide peace of mind for you and your heirs. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome money expert, Ron Blue, who shares the importance of having a will. Why you need a will on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
24
2020
If you are new to social media marketing for yourself or your business, it can be a bit daunting. Learning the best social media etiquette is critical to your success as it’s a powerful tool to getting your name out there. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share things you should and shouldn’t do to promote yourself or your business on social media. Proper social media practices on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
23
2020
Are you 65 or older and wondering how to protect yourself against the risk of potentially high medical bills that Medicare doesn’t cover? While Medicare provides good protection for basic health care costs, it does not cover 100% of your medical expenses. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore educate you on Medicare Supplement Insurance. Choosing a Medigap plan on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
20
2020
Applying faith to investing can lead to questions like—should investing for Christians look different than it does for the world? Or how do we reconcile our faith convictions with our need to grow our money? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Jason Myhre of Eventide to answer those questions and more. Big questions about faith-based investing on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/ 3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
19
2020
In case you haven’t been bombarded lately with ads about healthcare plans, we want to remind you it’s open enrollment season. That’s right, the clock is ticking and you have less than a month to decide which healthcare plan you’ll go with in 2021. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk about that and more with Lauren Gajdek of Christian Healthcare Ministries. That’s the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
18
2020
As followers of Christ, we cling to the hope that He gives us of an eternity with Him in Heaven. But having that hope doesn’t mean that we won’t have troubles in this world. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Compass founder and author Howard Dayton to share a hopeful message about life’s difficulties. Facing the storms of life on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
17
2020
Millions tune into his daily broadcast. And he speaks from the heart, his message laced with God’s financial principles that his audience might otherwise never hear. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore sit down with financial expert and radio personality, Dave Ramsey. He’ll talk about how his life changed dramatically after applying God’s financial wisdom. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
16
2020
Imagine trying to cope with the difficulties of the COVID pandemic without knowing Christ.  When we remember all that it means for us to have Christ in our lives, we realize that there’s much to be grateful for. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with investing expert Mark Biller about staying thankful. It’s still a time for thanksgiving on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
13
2020
If you’ve been wondering whether it’s time to refinance your house, today’s low interest rates could help you make up your mind. But is interest the only thing to consider when deciding to refinance? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with mortgage expert, Dale Vermillion, about the current real estate climate. We’ll ask on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/ 3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
12
2020
For years, Certificates of Deposit, or CDs, have been the “go to” place to park your money with no risk. But with current interest rates at historically low levels, are there other safe investments you could use to earn more? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a few ideas to improve your return. It's CD alternatives on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
11
2020
Do you know if you need an umbrella insurance policy? If not, it might be a good idea to find out. Many homeowners fail to take advantage of this coverage that protects their assets from catastrophic lawsuits. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have the info you need on this overlooked form of insurance. Rainy-day umbrella insurance on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
10
2020
None of us do it intentionally, but Americans end up wasting a tremendous amount of food. And when those over-ripe bananas go into the garbage, so does the hard-earned money we used to buy them. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some ways to help you cut your losses when it comes to unused food. We’ll talk about how to stop wasting food on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
9
2020
Few topics generate more discussion among Christians than tithing. And one question we hear often is, “Should I tithe on my net or gross income?” But what about tithing when you have no income? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore weigh in on that question. We’ll explore whether you should include your tithe in your emergency savings on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Nov
6
2020
If your car needs repair, you take it to a mechanic. Or if you have a health problem, you visit your doctor. But when it comes to your money, do you get advice from a financial advisor? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Kingdom Advisors founder, Ron Blue, about the importance of seeking sound advice as you manage your money. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/ 3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
5
2020
People go to work for various reasons. And many might say they just go to get a paycheck. But what we often forget is that work also costs us money, especially when we work outside the home. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore go over some of the things that can eat away at our paychecks. We’ll explore the cost of work on the next MoneyWise  Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
4
2020
Having a wide selection of products is usually a blessing when you’re shopping for groceries or clothing. But having a variety of options can be confusing when you’re buying life insurance to protect your loved ones. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore walk us through the selection process. It’s 4 ways to buy term life insurance on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Nov
3
2020
Christian shareholders are making their voices heard in some of the world’s biggest companies. And by doing so, they’re changing policies that oppose biblical principles.  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk about how this strategy works with investing expert Robert Netzly. Shareholder engagement success stories on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
Nov
2
2020
The Bible tells us to take counsel from others so we can make better decisions. And asking good questions every time you make decisions can help you determine the direction and the quality of your life. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore sit down with pastor and author, Andy Stanley, to find out how we can avoid mistakes in life. Making better decisions on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Oct
30
2020
The Bible says that God provides, not just for our needs, but so we can also do good works that glorify Him. Christians hold a massive amount of the world’s wealth. So, what are we doing with the money God’s blessed us with? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with financial advisor Rachel McDonough about the power of money. Aligning investments with values on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/ 3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
29
2020
When saving for your child’s education, you need to know your options. One popular choice is a 529 savings plan, offering a tax-advantaged way to save for college. But there are other plans out there. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share about another option you can consider. We’ll take a look at Coverdell Education Savings Accounts on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Oct
28
2020
God’s Word is clear that Christians should be generous. But it leaves room for how we practice that generosity. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore chat with Valerie Hogan of the National Christian Foundation about a way to make your giving more efficient and effective. We’ll learn more about donor advised funds on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
27
2020
Could you be paying too much for your cell phone bill? Americans spend an average of $100 a month on their phone bills and sometimes they’re paying for services they don’t even need. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some cost saving ideas for you to consider. We’ll talk about cutting your cell phone bill on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
26
2020
As the pandemic drags on, the economy is actually improving. But there are still millions unemployed, or losing work hours and overtime, and dealing with anxiety about their finances. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Neile Simon of Christian Credit Counselors about a plan to relieve the stress. We’re overcoming COVID financial struggles on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
23
2020
The coronavirus pandemic has forced companies to rethink how they do business and some of the changes may be here to stay. But what exactly does that mean for job hunters in today’s market? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some things you need to know if you’re looking for work right now. It’s job hunting—the new normal—on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/ 3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
22
2020
Surprises can be fun, and even make you smile. But when the surprise is about your retirement savings…now that’s a different story. We all hope to support ourselves in retirement one day, but there may be some factors that could keep us from that goal. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore uncover 6 retirement surprises we should consider now. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
21
2020
Work is something God ordained for us to do. But sometimes it can feel like a punishment instead of a blessing. If your job’s getting you down, it may be time for a refresher course on the biblical principles for work. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Compass founder Howard Dayton to discuss those in detail. It’s all about who’s your real boss on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
20
2020
There are lots of systems out there that claim they can help you be mortgage free in just a few years. But they’re usually quite complicated and do they really do what they say they will? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain what’s behind one of those ideas. We’ll explore using a HELOC to speed up your mortgage payments on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
19
2020
There are two kinds of people in this world—borrowers and savers. Right now, times are not good for the savers. Historically low interest rates are proving to be a problem for those with fixed return investments. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Mark Biller about strategies to protect your nest egg from inflation. It’s the retirement investing challenge on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
16
2020
Daydreaming can be a lot of fun—thinking about the “what ifs” of life. But when wishful thinking replaces wise money management, there could be nightmares down the road. The hard truth is all the happy thoughts in the world won’t help you pay the bills. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal three delusions about money so you can avoid them. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
15
2020
When Jesus taught during his earthly ministry, do you know why He chose certain examples and parables? To better understand the context of Jesus’ teachings, it helps to know the economic circumstances in which He spoke. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome back economist Jerry Bowyer to explain further. It's part 2 of Jesus and economics on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
14
2020
During His earthly ministry, Jesus talked about love, repentance and salvation. But you may be surprised to learn that He also talked about economics. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome economist Jerry Bowyer to help us gain a fuller understanding of this facet of Christian doctrine. It’s Jesus and economics on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
13
2020
Is your credit a bit sketchy? Or maybe you don’t trust yourself with the temptations of a regular credit card. Then a secured credit card may be just the ticket to help you stay out of debt and improve your credit score along the way. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share how this option might be your best solution. It’s all about secured credit cards on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
12
2020
Part of the pandemic’s collateral damage includes the many Americans who’ve discovered they now need to delay their retirement. But postponing your end of career plans could have some benefits. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some things you need to consider. What you need to know when you’re rethinking retirement on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
9
2020
Those who are fed up with the low interest rates on their bank savings accounts are turning to P2P—or “people to people”—lending. This investment strategy can bring in higher returns, but not without risk. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share the pros and cons of this new investing idea. We’ll talk about P2P lending on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
8
2020
It's likely that none of us will reach the end of our life wishing that we’d given less. We all want to be generous toward God’s Kingdom, just as He calls us to be. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Matt Hames of the National Christian Foundation to find out why it’s easier to be more generous this year. It's some not-to-miss giving opportunities in 2020 on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
7
2020
It’s safe to say that most Americans live on more than they need to.  Our culture is built on the idea that more is always better. But the Bible takes a different view. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome financial expert Ron Blue to talk about our spending choices. We’ll talk about living a contended lifestyle on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
6
2020
America’s the richest country that has ever existed, but the wealthiest men in history weren’t Americans. Centuries ago, there were individuals whose wealth far exceeded the billionaires of today. But what became of their vast holdings? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore will tell us their stories. It's the richest men in history on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
5
2020
Maybe you’ve done your share of talking about a budget, but you’ve never gotten around to implementing one. Or you’ve tried and failed, so your method may need a bit of tweaking. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk us through some basics we can use to fine tune our spending plan. It’s budgeting for beginners on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Oct
2
2020
If you’re looking to make or save more money, the digital age is providing new ways to improve your cash flow. And with a smartphone and an Internet connection, you can make or save money online with very little effort. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore tell you how you can start earning or saving today. It’s 5 ways to make or save money online on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Oct
1
2020
As children, we learn that following rules, like coloring between the lines, can result in a much prettier picture. But as adults, we often forget that similar guidelines are meant to help us. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some simple rules that are guaranteed to beautify your financial picture. We’re coloring between the lines of personal finance on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Sep
30
2020
When your budget is tight, you often look for ways around the house to cut expenses. But what if it’s your house that’s actually busting your budget? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some insights about home efficiency and maintenance tips to help you avoid costly repairs. Let’s make sure your house isn’t a money pit on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Sep
29
2020
The pandemic has forced us to practice six feet of social distancing for almost everything. But what about the times when we need to use our credit cards and cash? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how our efforts to avoid germs have boosted the popularity of digital transactions. We’ll talk about digital wallets on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Sep
28
2020
As the COVID crisis drags on, most churches are still seeing a marked drop in attendance and some have yet to re-open their doors. So, what impact has that had on giving? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Brian Kluth of the National Association of Evangelicals to answer that question for us. It’s a state of the plate update on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
25
2020
Most people understand that investing involves both the risk of losing your money and the potential reward of growing it. But are there other more important risks and rewards that are not related to your bottom line? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Jason Myhre to find out. It’s the true risks and rewards of investing on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
24
2020
Stewardship is one of the most overlooked themes in the Bible.  But when we practice good stewardship, that’s when we find joy by aligning our will with God’s. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Ken Boa about using God’s resources effectively. We’ll consider how to manage our time, talent and treasure on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
23
2020
The Bible says you should know the condition of your flocks and herds.  And unless you’re a farmer or rancher, you may think that doesn’t apply to you. But what the Bible is getting at is that we should be wise and responsible managers of our possessions. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some practical ways to do just that. So, join us for the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Sep
22
2020
It’s the world’s largest online retailer, so you do most of your business with Amazon over the Internet. But if you wanted to call them, you could easily fall victim to the latest phone scam. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how you could be talking to scammers instead of customer service. How to avoid the Amazon scam on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Sep
21
2020
Wise investing requires discipline. But how can we learn to be disciplined and prevent our emotions from dictating our investing decisions? On the next MoneyWise Live, host Rob West explores that question with investing expert Mark Biller and then they’ll answer your questions. It’s the 7 qualities of a disciplined investor on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
18
2020
If you like to haggle or negotiate, then you may want to try doing it with your credit card companies. With a little knowledge about how to approach them, you may be able to get lower interest rates and fees, simply by asking. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some tips for you. How to negotiate with credit card companies on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
17
2020
The tax benefits of employer-sponsored 401K plans are fairly generous for now. But that could change as cash-strapped federal and state governments look to increase tax revenue in the future. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore tell us how to prepare for those changes. We’re planning for future tax increases on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
16
2020
Lenders use your FICO score to measure your credit risk. And this single number between 300 and 8-50 has been a fixture of consumer lending for decades. But, the FICO Company has now added a new system and a second number to the mix. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how this may or may not work to your advantage. That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
15
2020
Most of us are aware of the three main credit bureaus that monitor our transactions. But did you know there are several others that are also keeping tabs on you?  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal the various kinds of agencies involved in determining your credit-worthiness. We’ll tell you about the little-known credit bureaus on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
14
2020
Economists agree that the U.S. economy has taken a big hit in recent months. But how bad is it and what sectors are affected most? And as the pandemic plays out, what are the prospects for recovery? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore chat with economist Jerry Bowyer to find out how the “big picture” affects you. It’s a COVID economic update on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
11
2020
The coronavirus pandemic has been a very dark cloud, seemingly without a silver lining.  But experts say that one upside is the change in the way people are handling their money. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain the ways many of us are managing our finances better than we were before the crisis. Some financial lessons learned from COVID on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
10
2020
You often hear that a home renovation will get you a better price when you sell. But if you’ve ever done it, you know that remodeling your house is an expensive proposition. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal some home improvement projects that need some cautious consideration. We’ll talk about 5 no return home renovations on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
9
2020
Humorist Will Rogers once said, “Too many people spend money, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.” And what’s truer still is the people who we’re trying to impress, often don’t care or even notice. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk about that and other ways we spend money foolishly. What the experts say about wasting money on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
8
2020
The true purpose of every Christian is to glorify God in all we do. That poses a challenge when we invest. But what if there was a way to screen the companies we invest in? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with financial expert, Robert Netzly, about a tool that allows us to peek inside the stocks in our portfolios. It’s due diligence for stocks on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
7
2020
The economy is on a roller coaster, with stock market instability and fluctuating job reports. It’s all troubling to say the least. Can you imagine going through these troubled times without God’s Word? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explore what comfort God’s Word offers and how it applies it to our finances. The Bible on troubled times on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
4
2020
Mortgage interest rates may be the lowest they’ve ever been. But if you want to get a new mortgage or refinance, you better take a number.  So, how can you take advantage of these rate offers when the lenders are log-jammed? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with mortgage expert, Dale Vermillion to find out.  It’s the refi-rush on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
3
2020
Most people let their spare change pile up until they cash it in for a fee.  But, instead of filling up coffee cans with your pennies, dimes, nickels and quarters, why not put them to work? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share several investing options that require little or no money to start. Investing with pennies on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
2
2020
We all know the 10 Commandments, but did you realize there are at least 4 more about managing money? They may not be spelled out in a list, but they’re definitely found in God’s Word. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with financial expert Ron Blue to find out what they are and why we should follow them. It’s 4 Commandments for money on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Sep
1
2020
Overspending used to require you to leave your house and exert a bit of effort. But in today’s era of home shopping and smart phones, you can easily bust your budget while sitting comfortably on your couch. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore give you ways to avoid that danger. We’ll share how not to make a home shopping flub on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
31
2020
Compound interest is a double-edged sword that can help or hurt your finances. And knowing a little bit about how it works can either save you or make you a lot of money. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how you can make this type of interest work for you or let it work against you. We’re taking an interest in compound interest on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
28
2020
You may have been surprised by the signs at your local store asking you to trade in your extra coins for cash. But the current shortage of coins in circulation is just one more example of collateral damage from the coronavirus outbreak. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain why this is happening and where you can “cash in.”  It’s the COVID coin shortage on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
27
2020
We’ve all experienced uncertainty in our lives and the anxiety and worry it causes. And when fear of the unknown grips us, it’s natural to question the financial decisions we’ve made. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore tell you how to steer clear of some financial pitfalls that may lie ahead. It’s 7 things not to do with your money in uncertain times on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
26
2020
Usually, there are consequences when you break the rules, especially when they involve finances. But what rules are most important when it comes to managing your money?  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have a list of financial guidelines you should stay within. We’ll share some rules for financial success on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
25
2020
Have you ever wished you could invest in a particular stock, but the price per share was a bit too steep? An alternate investing method now allows you to purchase just a portion of a stock, making buy in more affordable. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk about using fractional investing to buy just a piece of a stock. Buying fractional shares on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
24
2020
Christian investors have a unique opportunity to witness for Christ and engage a culture sorely in need of the Gospel. But what can they do to become real agents of change? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome economist Jerry Bowyer for a look at how Christian investors can affect culture. Transforming corporate America on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
21
2020
Social Security has become far more important to the average retiree than was ever intended. But many workers fail to make the most of their benefits because they don’t know how. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some ways to increase your future social security payments.  We’ll have tips to get the most out of your benefits on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
20
2020
Hidden costs are everywhere, and they might even be affecting your investments. Most of us have money in a 401k, an IRA or some other retirement plan. But do we always know what that costs us in fees and commissions? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore pull back the curtain on investing’s hidden costs. Why fees matter when it comes to investing on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
19
2020
The book of Proverbs has a lot to say about the rewards that come to those who are diligent. And much of that proverbial wisdom is related to handling our financial affairs. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome financial expert, Howard Dayton to explore the good habits required to manage your money wisely. We’ll see how diligence pays off on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
18
2020
Virtual reality has entered the world of credit card transactions and a virtual number may already be linked to your accounts. But as with any new tool that comes along, we need to consider the positives and negatives related to its use. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore tell you how this new tool might affect your purchases. The pros and cons of virtual credit cards on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
17
2020
Year after year, through the ups and downs of the market, common investing mistakes are made daily. But one way to gain wisdom is to learn from the errors of others. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with investing expert Mark Biller to identify some typical investing boo-boos, so you don’t have to make them. Avoiding Common Investing mistakes on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
14
2020
In the Gospel of Mark, Jesus warns His followers about choosing wealth over Him by asking them, “What does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his own soul?” This may be especially troubling for us to think about today, since we live in the richest nation in history. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore apply that concept to life in America. And we’ll consider the question—Are the rich heartless?—on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
13
2020
How do you get major corporations to stop funding Planned Parenthood? Or convince hotel chains to remove pornography from their properties? On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome author Robert Netzly to share about a movement that’s shaking up some of the world’s largest companies. We’ll talk about biblically responsible investing on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
12
2020
The Affordable Care Act of 2010 made health savings accounts (or HSAs) more popular.  But now, they’re almost a necessity. The need to offset the rising costs of deductibles has made HSAs an appealing option for many Americans. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how an HSA can save you money now and decades into the future. It’s the nuts and bolts of HSAs on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
11
2020
The world is lying to our teenagers, telling them that money equals happiness and whoever has the most stuff wins. But how does God want young believers to view money and the financial decisions they face? On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with finance expert Art Rainer about steps to avoid pitfalls and have a future filled with contentment and generosity. It’s the money challenge for teens on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
10
2020
The Bible tells us that God loves a cheerful giver. And it repeatedly makes clear that what’s in your heart counts a lot more than what’s in your checkbook. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with financial expert Ron Blue about true generosity. We’ll discuss giving with an open heart on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
7
2020
Misusing your credit cards is one of the easiest ways to create financial turmoil in your life. And mishandling them can quickly put you in debt and trash your credit score along the way.  On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, explain just how that happens. We’ll talk about 8 credit card mistakes on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
6
2020
How do you invest in a way that reflects your faith? Faith-based investing begins with a personal conviction on the part of the investor and being aware that not all investing for profit is created equal. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome investing expert Jason Myhre who offers a biblical perspective on investing. Ill-gotten vs. well-gotten gain on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
5
2020
Teaching your children biblical financial principles is a gift that keeps on giving. Whether it’s your giving, spending wisely, or working to get out of debt, how you manage money will have a profound influence on your children. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Compass founder, Howard Dayton, who shares practical steps to teach kids wise biblical money management. That’s MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Aug
3
2020
Does God promise to meet our needs, or to make us healthy and wealthy according to the strength of our faith? Scripture clearly states that God will provide for believers, but often those biblical promises are twisted to mean something else entirely. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explore what the Bible really says about God’s provision. We’re poking holes in the prosperity gospel on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
31
2020
Student debt has become an enormous burden for American families surpassing both credit card and automobile debt. Many experts believe student loan debt will be the next financial bubble to burst so is there any way around it? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome our resident economist, Jerry Bowyer, to share some alternatives regarding college and career choices. Rethinking college on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
30
2020
It may surprise you to learn that there are more than 2300 verses on money, wealth and possessions in the Bible! Money was Jesus’ most talked about topic with 11 of the 39 parables referencing it in some way. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share timeless verses about your finances. Wisdom from the Word on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
29
2020
You go to church every Sunday, or at least attend online, you take sermon notes and give your tithe. But are you still missing something? For many of us living here in the US, it’s easy to get complacent and forget about the physical and spiritual plight of the rest of the world. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome author and pastor David Platt who will invite us to make a difference. Something needs to change on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
28
2020
For many people, debit cards have replaced checks or credit cards. Despite their ease of use, debit cards pose several risks that can impact your bank account balance, credit score or even identity fraud. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore discuss the dangers of debit cards. Listen here before you swipe on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
27
2020
Are you spending time thinking about starting a business? Rather than passively waiting, why not commit to taking the first step? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share stories of small businesses that started with an idea and got big as a result. Let us inspire the entrepreneur in you on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
24
2020
In the past, a person could go to prison for not paying their debt.  Thankfully today, we’re not imprisoned for non-payment.  But we can certainly feel shackled by the consequences of delinquency. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, explain how there’s still plenty of punishment for not paying your debts. Learn about the history of debtor’s prison on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
23
2020
Day trading, payday loans, and get-rich-quick schemes are obviously dangerous. But there are also some less obvious money moves that can also be hazardous to your wealth. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some tactics that, if you’re not careful, could separate you from your hard-earned cash. It’s five bad money moves on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
22
2020
Lately, the stock market’s been behaving like a butter churn—going up and down and swirling all around. And concerns are growing over how the rising coronavirus cases are complicating plans to reopen the economy. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore chat with investing expert Bob Doll about what to expect in the weeks ahead. The summer market churn continues on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
21
2020
Most high schools offer no formal training in personal finances.  So, graduates go straight to college or enter the work force knowing little about managing money. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore offer a crash course in financial literacy. We’ll have money tips for young adults on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
20
2020
Avoiding financial mistakes is an important goal, but so is investing for the right reasons. And arming yourself with basic investment knowledge can help you along your financial journey. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explore that and more with Matt Bell of Sound Mind Investing. It’s the education of an investor on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
17
2020
God tells us to have compassion for the poor. But he also says that if a man won’t work, then neither shall he eat. So, which is it? Give him a sandwich or a job? What is the Christian’s true responsibility to the poor? On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, welcome Howard Dayton to help us find the biblical answers to that question. How to practically help the poor on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
16
2020
In the midst of summer, we usually don’t think about the fact that Christmas is coming. But with a little planning and execution now, one of the major sources of holiday anxiety can be eliminated. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share 5 ways to help you avoid overspending and put the happy back in your holidays. Preparing for Christmas in July on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
15
2020
The federal government spent trillions of dollars to help individuals and businesses suffering from coronavirus shutdowns. But we’re now left with the question, what parts of those stimulus packages are taxable? On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have answers about taxes and the CARES Act. Learn what’s taxable and what’s not on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
14
2020
Parents with limited resources are faced with a tough decision—should we save for our children’s education or our own retirement? Realizing the importance of each savings goal is vital to forming the right strategy. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore help you consider your options for these major investments. That’s MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
13
2020
Most stock market investors have wondered “Should I hold or should I sell?” But often in this case doing nothing can have a big pay-off. That’s because the strategy of using current stock performance to make decisions about the market’s future is not failsafe. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some figures that show how trying to predict the market could cost you a fortune. It’s the cost of market timing on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
10
2020
If you’ve ever had a major medical procedure, you probably found the related paperwork and billing confusing. And when you don’t understand the hundreds of medical codes and their true costs how do you know which charges are legitimate? On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, welcome Lauren Gajdek of Christian Healthcare Ministries to help find a solution. Becoming an educated medical consumer on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
9
2020
If you’re a right-brained person, and more creative than logical, then you might not like to use a budget. But what if following a budget with only three basic categories could help you avoid living paycheck to paycheck? On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, walk you through this simple spending plan. It’s the 50/30/20 budget on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
8
2020
Schools seldom teach financial literacy, leaving parents to pass along these vital skills. And after the Gospel itself, there’s no greater gift a parent can give their children than the knowledge and training to use money wisely. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, welcome financial expert and author Ron Blue to tell us how it’s done. Raising money-smart kids on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
7
2020
With summer upon us, families are anxious to find ways to have affordable fun in the midst of the pandemic. But strained budgets are forcing parents to get creative. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some ways parents can occupy the kids without busting the budget. 10 free summer fun ideas on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
6
2020
Scammers are opportunists who target the vulnerable. And with trillions in Corona virus relief funds going out, they’ve now adapted their strategies to focus on stimulus check recipients. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore will tell you how to protect yourself from these new scammer tactics. Dodging the scammers on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
3
2020
As we celebrate our nation’s independence, it’s a great time to consider your own financial freedom. Are you striving to become financially independent or are you under the bondage of money? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, help you discover which path you’re on. We’ll focus on financial freedom on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
2
2020
Surprisingly, there are more than 2,000 verses in the Bible that deal with money. So, we can deduce that it’s an important topic in God’s economy. When it comes to money, God uses it to influence our lives, shape our characters, strengthen our trust in Him and show that He’s ultimately in control. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore show how money is a great teaching tool in our lives. Money is power tool on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jul
1
2020
Jesus spoke regularly about the relationship between our pocketbooks and the spiritual vitality of our hearts. So, how we handle our money can indicate the condition of our relationship with God. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Sharon Epps of Kingdom Advisors as she shares her insights on applying God’s financial principles to our lives. Connecting the dots between faith and finances on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
30
2020
Are you struggling to make ends meet or simply want to reach your financial goals more quickly? No matter how old you are, there are practical ways to increase your income and make the most of your time. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal ten ways to make extra money without getting a second job. Boost your income on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
29
2020
Many people have a bad habit of losing control of their money and letting it run their lives. Is money the boss of your life, or are you? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share practical steps on how to become the boss of what God has entrusted to you and not the other way around. Be the boss on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
26
2020
With $1.6 trillion dollars in outstanding loans and a high default rate, experts say the student loan industry will be the next financial bubble to burst. But you can avoid your own personal impact by taking steps to minimize borrowing for education and accelerating payments on your existing debt. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how to pay off student loan debt faster. That’s all coming up on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
25
2020
The annual cost of living adjustment that affects social security benefits is designed to be an adequate increase for most of our seniors. But current oil prices and the COVID-19 crisis could seriously impact next year’s benefit levels. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore let us know how these factors will affect our nation’s seniors. That’s MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
24
2020
Many jobs are filled without ever being advertised. And if you’re searching for a new opportunity, how do you find those jobs? Networking through email can be a helpful tool in your quest to find jobs and make new contacts. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share ways to make those digital messages more effective. Sharpening your networking emails on the next Moneywise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
23
2020
Surveys show that by and large, Christians are generous people and usually their generosity involves money. But for Christians, giving’s not really about the money. It’s about obedience. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal what’s really behind our decision to “give unto others.” That’s on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
22
2020
If you’re getting ready to buy a new home, you’ll most likely need a mortgage. And finding the right mortgage is just as important as finding the right house. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some advice to help you shop for the mortgage that’s right for you. Five tips to keep your monthly mortgage payment low on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
19
2020
One of the most common retirement questions people ask is should they invest in a 401k or a Roth 401k. Although both are good options worth considering, they differ in eligibility, employer contributions, investment options and tax breaks. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore breakdown the differences between a 401k and a Roth 401k and which one may be right for you. That’s all coming up on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
Jun
18
2020
No matter how hard you try, at the end of every month, does it always feel like you have more month than money left? Is there anything you can do to save more and make your money work for you? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share 7 money saving tricks you won’t want to miss. Savings that add up quickly on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jun
17
2020
Just because something’s never happened to you, it’s easy to think that it won’t.  But the reality is, we are all vulnerable to crisis. The coronavirus pandemic is a case in point. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Howard Dayton about preparing for the next crisis through budgeting. It’s all about planning for a financial disaster instead of reacting to it on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
16
2020
You often hear that one of the best investing decisions you can make is to max out any employer contributions to your 401k, because it’s free money.  But what if that money isn’t so free?  On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore discuss some seldom talked about strings that are attached to 401k matching contributions.  More facts you need to know about your 401k on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
15
2020
The market’s recent instability has investors feeling nervous. And, since they don’t like uncertainty, many are looking for a more stable way to invest. Would buying gold provide the security investors are seeking? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore sit down with investing expert Mark Biller to find out. Discover if it’s wise to buy gold in this current economy on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jun
12
2020
Younger people in the work force change jobs every two years or so. This job-hopping trend makes it difficult to manage their health care costs. So, imagine the benefit of having a health plan that stays with you through life’s changes. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Christian Healthcare Ministries’ Lauren Gajdek about how medical cost sharing plans can go and grow with you. That’s MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
11
2020
Summer’s a great time to get out of the house. But it’s also the season you'll see higher electric bills when you do spend time inside your house. With energy rates being higher in summer, it can be challenging to keep cooling costs down. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share tips on how to keep your energy costs low as the temperatures rise. Ways to stay cool without breaking the bank—that’s on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
10
2020
As Corona Virus restrictions ease and businesses slowly reopen, we’re left with questions. Just how bad is the economy and how deep will the recession be? There’s no question the shutdown has severely damaged the U.S. economy. But how much damage was done? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explore that question with economist Jerry Bowyer. Get an update on the economy on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
9
2020
Some of the rules for finding work are timeless and constant, but others are definitely new. And not learning the new rules could cost you a dream job. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore will share some things you can do to improve your chances of landing a job. Building your career in the new normal on the next MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
8
2020
The Internet abounds with myths and false information, so you have to be careful what you believe, especially when it comes to credit or debit card scams. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share an Internet claim about a debit card scam with a surprise twist. It’s a debit card scam wrapped in a hoax on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
5
2020
If you don’t know what HSA stands for, it’s time to find out! Health savings accounts or HSAs are a great way to save on medical expenses and reduce your tax liability. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore break down the facts about HSAs and help you understand if they’re the right move for you. It’s all about HSAs on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
4
2020
If you’re 62 or older, you may have heard how you can convert the equity of your home into cash with a reverse mortgage. It certainly sounds appealing but there are some risks associated with going this route that homeowners need to know up front. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore offer helpful alternatives to reverse mortgages. That’s MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
3
2020
Having a will is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. A will can eliminate legal pitfalls and provide peace of mind for you and your heirs. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome money expert, Ron Blue, who shares the importance of having a will. Why you need a will on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
Jun
2
2020
It’s important to be able to separate truth from myth when it comes to credit cards. And what you don’t know about them could get you in financial hot water someday. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain how myths lead many people to sign up for credit cards for the wrong reasons. Debunking the myths about credits cards on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
Jun
1
2020
We all know cars are expensive especially when they start needing major repairs. Spending a little time and money now can save you on costly car repairs down the road. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share a checklist of ways to help you keep down auto repair costs. Shop smart for car repairs on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
May
29
2020
Faith-based or values-based investing is one of the big trends these days. People want to feel good about the investments they’re making and want to incorporate Biblical values as a guideline to those investments. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Jason Myhre of Eventide who unpacks value based investing. Putting your money where your faith is on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
May
28
2020
Spending less and saving more are great goals but paying down debt is the key to success. If you’re struggling to pay down credit card and loan debt, having a plan is critical to attain financial freedom. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share several online debt reduction tools to help you make a plan. Best debt reduction tools on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
May
27
2020
Whether you’re wanting to buy a TV or take a vacation, savings goals are a helpful tool. People who set a money savings goal have been found to save faster than those who don’t. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore help you create a successful savings plan. Saving and setting financial goals on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
May
26
2020
With millions of Americans unemployed and in-person services canceled, many churches have seen a decline in income. The act of giving is an integral part of church services but online giving has helped to offset the decline in financial contributions. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Brian Kluth who offers a battle plan for churches to help weather their financial challenges. COVID and church giving on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
May
25
2020
For many Americans, Memorial Day will be spent having a picnic or going to a parade but have we forgotten what this day represents? Memorial Day was meant to be a day of remembrance for those who paid the ultimate price to our nation so that we could enjoy the liberties we have today. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explore the true price of freedom both politically and economically. The meaning behind Memorial Day on Monday’s MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
May
22
2020
Many evangelical churches regularly encourage their members to tithe. However, the issue of tithing -traditionally understood as 10 percent- has perplexed churchgoers for years. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore offer both sides of the tithing argument. To tithe or not to tithe on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
May
21
2020
The pandemic has changed the way people work and some of those changes may be permanent. Many experts say a surge of new entrepreneurs may be in the wake of the COVID crisis. On the next MoneyWise Live, Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Lauren Gajdek of Christian Healthcare Ministries about a new way entrepreneurs can manage their medical expenses. Medical cost sharing on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.  
May
20
2020
It’s been over a month since the federal government began sending out stimulus checks to individuals. Many Americans are still waiting on theirs perhaps you fall into that camp. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore lists reasons why stimulus checks could be delayed. Where’s my stimulus check on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
May
19
2020
The stock market has seen its share of highs and lows since the coronavirus hit. What can you do to navigate through this turbulent storm? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome investing expert Mark Biller who offers advice about investing in a stormy stock market. The best defense is a strong offense on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
May
18
2020
Everyone makes mistakes when it comes to their finances even the best of financial professionals. The key when you make a money mistake is to understand that it’s not the end of the world and you’re not alone. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some common money missteps. The financial school of hard knocks on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
May
15
2020
A recent survey showed that nearly one third of Americans have no emergency savings. If that’s you, the best way to build up your savings and control cash flow is to stay on top of your outgoing expenses. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome money expert Ron Blue who offers some guiding principles for better money management. Tips for better cash flow on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
May
14
2020
There’s been a wave of refinancing activity spurred on by the COVID-19 crisis. With interest rates down and the need for lower payments and increased cash flow, some homeowners are choosing to refinance their mortgage. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome mortgage expert Dale Vermillion who offers mortgage advice for homeowners. Refinancing your home on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
May
13
2020
Bartering for goods and services is a centuries-old art. Recently, the idea of trading with your neighbors and within your community has received a big boost thanks to the internet where buyers, sellers and traders converge. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore offer bartering tips to ensure an even, fair exchange between both parties. Let’s be barter wise on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
May
12
2020
The coronavirus pandemic has shown how close to the edge many Americans were living. Suddenly, their most basic necessities- food, shelter and medical care- were at risk alongside job losses and furloughs. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore sit down with economist Jerry Bowyer who shares his perspective on the market and economic trends. Economic realities on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
May
11
2020
With the passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, most taxpayers lost the ability to itemize their deductions. Enter in the recent CARES Act making it easier for taxpayers to give to nonprofit organizations. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal a hidden provision for taxpayers you need to know about. Silver linings on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
May
8
2020
Not a lot of things in life are free so why don’t more consumers avail themselves to their free credit report? Your credit report affects many parts of your financial life so it’s important that the information contained in your report is accurate and positive. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal how to get your credit report for free. Let’s discuss why a credit report is important on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio. 
May
7
2020
There are two kinds of people in the world – those that have had financial tough times and those that will have financial tough times. Preparing for lean times is not only common sense but it’s supported throughout the Bible. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore offer ways to help you get ready. It’s the one week financial makeover on MoneyWise Live at 4pm Eastern/3pm Central on Moody Radio.
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