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Faith And Finance
Rob West
July 16, 2024
Everyone knows what inflation means right You'd be surprised by how fuzzy some people think about inflation Is inflation a rise in prices or simply high prices Or does it mean something else entirely The results of a recent poll may surprise you but we've got Mark Biller with us today to explain it Mark Biller is Executive Editor and Senior Portfolio Manager at Sound Mind Investing an underwriter of Faith Finance What is Inflation A Common MisunderstandingA recent survey revealed a significant misunderstanding among the general public about what inflation actually means While of respondents expressed concern about inflation [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
July 12, 2024
Paying off debt is always a good thing but paying it off before retirement is one of the best financial moves you'll ever make It's a disturbing trend more people than ever are retiring with debt That reduces their lifestyle choices and increases the likelihood they'll have to return to work at some point Today we'll talk about carrying debt into retirement and how you can avoid it Preparing for a Debt-Free Retirement A Practical GuideAccording to the Federal Reserve's Survey of Consumer Finances of people aged to are in debt up from years ago This rising debt can severely [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
July 11, 2024
Is it the best of times or the worst of times Well it all depends on if you're trying to buy or sell a house It really is a matter of perspective Home values remain sky-high and are likely to continue rising in the foreseeable future How you view that depends on which side of the transaction you're on Navigating the Current Housing Market Tips for First-Time Home BuyersIt may be the worst of times if you're a first-time home buyer Home values have never been higher thanks to the continued high cost of building materials inflation and low inventory [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
July 09, 2024
You have to be at least to collect Social Security maybe because it takes that long to understand the program Do you have questions about Social Security Of course you do Who doesn't Well you don't want to miss today's program Eddie Holland is back to answer more of your questions about Social Security Eddie Holland is a Senior Private Wealth Advisor and partner of Blue Trust in Greenville South Carolina He's also a CPA a Certified Financial Planner CFP and a Certified Kingdom Advisor CKA Can You Claim Benefits Early and Switch Later You can claim Social Security benefits [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
July 02, 2024
Did you know that anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the U S today You might assume that we have a major anxiety problem just by the number of commercials you see for new medicines to treat these disorders but is anxiety really a new thing The Reality Of AnxietyModern medicine recognizes anxiety in many forms generalized anxiety disorder panic disorder social anxiety and various phobias Data shows nearly a third of all U S adults will experience some form of anxiety in their lifetime The cost of treating anxiety disorders in the U S runs into [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
July 01, 2024
In the First Century B C Roman historian Sallust said Prosperity tries the souls even of the wise Most people would choose financial prosperity despite its temptations But what if you're living with financial adversity Today we'll talk about how to be wise in good times and bad The Temptations of Financial Success and AdversityWhen things are going well financially it's tempting to take credit for your success leading to sins like pride and greed On the other hand adversity brings its own set of temptations such as self-pity bitterness and envy Neither set of attitudes is godly Christians are [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
June 27, 2024
What's harder to get rid of than termites and hurts more than a toothache A certain group of people will tell you it's a timeshare It seemed like a good idea at the time but now it's just another budget buster Today we're diving deeper into this topic Unfortunately none of the options are particularly great but let's explore them Why Are Timeshares Hard to Sell First it's important to understand why timeshares are so difficult to sell Ideally you'd sell your timeshare and recoup your investment However this rarely happens If anyone has managed it please let us know [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
June 21, 2024
You've probably heard the saying If you aim at nothing you'll hit it every time But do you know who coined it Christian author and speaker Zig Ziglar is credited with that famous quote It urges us to set goals and stay on mission What are our goals and what's our mission here at FaithFi Chad Clark fills you in today and invites you to be a part of it all Chad Clark is the Executive Director of FaithFi Faith Finance Integrating Faith and Finances for God's GloryAt FaithFi our mission is clear we aim to equip Christians with the [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
June 19, 2024
Train up a child in the way he should go even when he is old he will not depart from it Proverbs Teaching our children how to manage God's money is vital to raising them But how can parents do this well Brian Holtz will share some great insights today Brian Holtz is the Chief Operating Officer at Compass Financial Ministry and the author of Financial Discipleship for Families Intentionally Raising Faithful Children MVP Parenting Building Financial Wisdom in the Next GenerationIntroducing MVP Parenting a concept foundational for nurturing financial wisdom and spiritual growth in our children Howard Dayton defines [... more]
CBS Sunday Morning
Jane Pauley
June 09, 2024
Hosted by Jane Pauley In our cover story Lilia Luciano examines the post-college experiences of graduates whose student debt was erased Also Natalie Morales talks with Julia Louis-Dreyfus about her new dramatic film Tuesday and her podcast Wiser Than Me Tracy Smith sits down with Lionel Richie to discuss the recording of We Are the World David Martin looks back on the role of paratroopers in the D-Day invasion years ago and Kelefa Sanneh interviews actor-producer-director Griffin Dunne about his memoir The Friday Afternoon Club See Privacy Policy at https art com privacy and California Privacy Notice at https art [... more]
Dana Loesch Show
Dana Loesch
June 04, 2024
Hunter Biden enters day of his gun trial with his mom in attendance Dana recaps the Dr Fauci Congressional hearing full of lies dodges and deceits Texas Rangers are the only MLB franchise to refuse to recognize Pride Month The Navy SEAL's mix up Pride and PTSD Biden plans to change course and make an immediate change to his asylum laws following his poor poll numbers and prior statements saying otherwise Israel says Biden's description of a ceasefire is not accurate Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey joins us to react to Biden's border executive action his lawsuit against Biden on [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
June 03, 2024
Americans have an average of four credit cards Do you really need that many And how many is enough Too often we hang on to credit cards we no longer use providing an unnecessary invitation to identity thieves to run up charges in our names Canceling them is a good idea if done correctly The Risks of Holding Unused Credit CardsMany of us hang on to credit cards we no longer use but this can invite identity thieves to run up charges in your name Canceling unused cards is a good idea but it needs to be done correctly Let's [... more]
Our Daily Bread Ministries
Various Hosts
June 01, 2024
When my wife Cari and I finished our higher education we had several thousand dollars in debt that we needed to consolidate through a lower interest rate We applied for a loan at the local bank but were turned down because we hadn rsquo t lived or worked in that city for long A few days later I shared what had happened with my friend Ming who was an elder in our church ldquo I rsquo d like to mention this to my wife rdquo he said on the way out the door A few hours later the phone rang [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
May 31, 2024
And let us not grow weary of doing good for in due season we will reap if we do not give up - Galatians One Christian ministry has been doing good for nearly years and shows zero signs of growing weary Scott Collins joins us today to discuss Buckner International and its ongoing efforts to support foster care adoption and family outreach Scott Collins is the Senior Vice President of Communications at Buckner International an underwriter of Faith Finance A Legacy of Service Since Buckner International founded by R C Buckner years ago with just for its first orphanage has [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
May 24, 2024
Are you storing up treasures on earth or in heaven Are you focused on the temporal or the eternal In Matthew Jesus clarifies that our hearts will always follow after what we treasure Was he talking about money Chad Clark shares his insights with us today Chad Clark is the Executive Director of FaithFi Faith Finance What does Jesus mean when he says For where your treasure is your heart will be also It challenges us to evaluate what we treasure most It's common for us to say that where our money is there our hearts will be and we [... more]
The Todd Starnes Show
Todd Starnes
May 23, 2024
The Biden Administration announced they are forgiving more than billion in student loan debt just before the presidential elections It ought to be a crime See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
May 20, 2024
You've heard the expression Pennywise and pound foolish Here in the States we could say Pennywise and dollar foolish A good example is when someone is more concerned about the interest they're getting on their savings account than the interest they're paying on their mortgage Top Tips to Save Big on InterestWhen managing your finances shopping around for the best interest rates on savings is wise However focusing on reducing the interest on your mortgage can have a much bigger payoff Consider the total interest paid over a -year fixed-rate mortgage It's a powerful motivator to pay off your mortgage [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
May 16, 2024
Do you use a credit union Or have you never considered using one Credit union members know their advantages and million nationwide can't be wrong Aaron Caid joins us today to discuss the pros and cons of credit unions and spoiler alert there aren't many cons Aaron Caid is the Chief Marketing Officer at Christian Community Credit Union an underwriter of Faith Finance What are the pros of joining a typical credit union Credit unions are member-owned cooperatives Members are customers and stakeholders governed by a volunteer board selected from the member base They also have voting rights on credit [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
May 13, 2024
Proverbs reads The prudent sees danger and hides himself but the simple go on and suffer for it The word insurance isn't in the Bible but it does say that it's wise to protect your financial holdings and insurance is one way to do that Understanding Essential Insurance PoliciesInsurance is a fundamental aspect of financial planning For most of us unless we have vast wealth diversified across numerous investments insurance serves as a critical safety net So what insurance policies are necessary Auto and Home InsuranceAuto insurance is generally required by law if you own a vehicle Homeowners insurance is [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
May 08, 2024
In Matthew Jesus called us to be wise as snakes and gentle as doves But can we be gentle and wise when standing up for biblical principles and our voting rights as investors It's the annual shareholder meeting season for public corporations meaning companies will hear about their policies from investors Jerry Bowyer joins us today with a biblical perspective on corporate engagement Jerry Bowyer is the President of Bowyer Research and our Resident Economist here at Faith Finance He is the author of The Maker Versus the Takers What Jesus Really Said About Social Justice and Economics You can [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
April 25, 2024
The Playbook for Chronic AnxietyIt's generated by assumptions expectations false beliefs and false needs So if we can uncover false needs we can learn to die to them and relax into God's sovereignty This is a compelling way to grow in our relationship with faith We can use our anxiety triggers to open our souls up to God's presence What is an assumption you hold about yourself that's unreasonable If you're a perfectionist almost every assumption you hold about yourself is unreasonable Think about it When was the last time you looked at your work and said That was well [... more]
Dana Loesch Show
Dana Loesch
April 24, 2024
Dana reacts to a Gen X'er who got in student loans forgiven saying he can now finally start saving for retirement and consider his dream of meditating in India Meanwhile Amazon debuts a grocery delivery program for SNAP recipients and it reminds Dana of her grandpa's coupons Please visit our great sponsors Black Rifle Coffeehttps blackriflecoffee com danaUse code DANA to save on your next order Goldcohttps danalikesgold comGet your free Gold Kit from GoldCo today Hillsdale Collegehttps danaforhillsdale comVisit today to hear a Constitution Minute and sign up for Hillsdales FREE Imprimis publication KelTechttps KelTecWeapons comSign up for the [... more]
Dana Loesch Show
Dana Loesch
April 24, 2024
President Biden signs a massive aid package for Ukraine Israel and Taiwan Dana reacts to a Gen X'er who got in student loans forgiven saying he can now finally start saving for retirement and consider his dream of meditating in India Columbia University protesters don't know where they are actually protesting Amazon debuts a grocery delivery program for SNAP recipients and it reminds Dana of her grandpa's coupons Tennessee lawmakers hold a die-in after they pass a law allowing teachers to carry if they so choose An Australian university wants to breed cows that fart less An American father faces [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
April 18, 2024
Must-Have Financial SkillsThe first skill is an attitude The Bible says God owns everything as in Psalm The earth is the Lord's and everything in it the world and all who live in it Understand that nothing belongs to you even you You are a manager of God's resources which should change your perspective on money and material things The number two financial skill you'll need is planning A dream without a plan is just a wish they say And wishes won't buy you a house The fundamental planning tool we recommend is a budget otherwise known as a spending [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
April 10, 2024
Relational Effects Of Lending MoneyProverbs reads The borrower becomes slave to the lender Lending money can hurt a relationship And that can happen whether you lend the money or not You're between a rock and a hard place and it seems like either way someone may end up resentful There are really only three things that can happen and only one of them is good If you decide not to lend the money the other person could be upset If you do lend the money and the other person doesn't repay it you'll probably be upset It's only the third [... more]
The Charlie Kirk Show
Charlie Kirk
April 09, 2024
billion has flowed from America to Ukraine and for what Charlie and David Sacks break down the immense waste of the Ukraine war the fights that are splitting the GOP and what a serious peace deal would look like at this point Charlie is also joined by Rebecca Monsour who offers a path for Republicans to steal the student loan issue from Democrats Become a member at members charliekirk com Support the show http www charliekirk com supportSee omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
The Charlie Kirk Show
Charlie Kirk
April 09, 2024
Joe Biden has nothing to run on so he's resorting to the oldest tradition in politics Raid the treasury to buy support Charlie reacts to Biden's newfangled student loan forgiveness plan which punishes those who were responsible to buy the votes of those who were not Charlie also explores why older voters are tilting Biden even as the young move right and gives an update on the crucial fight for Nebraska's fifth electoral vote Become a member at members charliekirk com Support the show http www charliekirk com supportSee omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Dana Loesch Show
Dana Loesch
April 09, 2024
Biden bails out millions more Americans with lasting student loan debt Republicans react to Trump's messaging on abortion The White House tries and fails to own a Republican Congressman who called them out over student loan forgiveness The EPA declares the train derailment in East Palestine Ohio was NOT a public health emergency Speaker Mike Johnson plans to make a statement about FISA A study shows that wearing a pair of jeans just one time is the climate equivalent of driving miles Rep Beth van Duyne joins us to explain her initiative to recruit New York law enforcement to Texas [... more]
Brian Kilmeade Show
Brian Kilmeade
April 09, 2024
More student loan handouts by Biden defying the Supreme Court Lawrence Jones Allen West Rep Victoria Spartz Varney simulcast Chris Sununu John Hannah Learn more about your ad choices Visit megaphone fm adchoices [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
April 08, 2024
Why do reverse mortgages still have a bit of a PR problem Many people are not aware that federal regulations were put in place in to address issues with the product and protect consumers However some bad players still gave the product a bad reputation by taking advantage of vulnerable seniors in the past Now there are new laws and safeguards by the FHA for widows to be protected and financial assessments to assure someone can afford taxes and maintenance which are recent within the last years or so to eliminate problems in the program How is a HECM Home [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
April 05, 2024
So how much is enough for Christians If you're just starting out or struggling financially How much is enough might seem like a silly question The bottom line for you is that you just need more money at the moment Why should you think about how much is enough when you hardly have anything And what if you're at the other end of things If you're approaching retirement you might be thinking about the size of your nest egg But why put a limit on accumulating money and possessions Based on these two examples the definition of enough seems to [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
April 03, 2024
Albert Einstein is credited with saying that the power of compounding is the eighth wonder of the world and He who understands it earns it he who doesn't pays it And Ron Blue shares a story for us about a couple who apparently understood this very well I received a call from my -something-year old son awhile back He'd been married for some time and he is a teacher and his wife Ann was a teacher And his question to me was Dad he said You know Ann and I are just teachers and we're just never going to have [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
April 02, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories George Washington's Bible was on loan to a famous Revolutionary War tavern just blocks from the World Trade Center on Just as the search for bodies ended the search for the Bible began Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
April 02, 2024
The Financial Impact of College EducationGoing to college is a financial decision second only to buying a house More specifically it's an investment decision Will it pay off Perhaps the most important factor determining that is whether you graduate with a degree Fail to do that and any money you spend or borrow for college will likely be money down the drain in terms of future earnings The good news is that data just released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows that earning a college degree is still financially worthwhile generally speaking The data shows that recent [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
March 26, 2024
Disappointment is inevitable but discouragement is a choice People love to look into the future We all have hopes and dreams and expectations about what we want our life to be So we make plans Plans to save serve build a family work travel learn grow you name it Planning is part of what it takes to make our dreams come true And there's nothing wrong with planning Planning is an important part of being a good steward of whatever God has entrusted to you But here's the problem Our plans don't always succeed Dreams fail Expectations go unmet And [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
March 21, 2024
So is the one who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God Luke Chad Clark is Executive Director here at FaithFi and over the last several months our team has been working on a brand new -week study on the Parable of the Rich Fool called Rich Toward God INTRODUCTION TO THE RICH TOWARD GOD STUDYThe Rich Toward God '' study emerges from FaithFi's mission to equip Christians with tools and resources for integrating faith with financial decisions aiming to help believers see God as their ultimate treasure The parable of the rich fool serves as [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
March 19, 2024
Mark Biller is Executive Editor at Sound Mind Investing a longtime underwriter of this program WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF A RETIREMENT PLANNING CHECKLIST Comparing retirement planning to a preflight checklist underscores the critical importance of preparation Just as pilots meticulously ensure the safety of their flight individuals approaching retirement need to assess various aspects of their financial life to ensure a smooth transition into retirement This analogy highlights the need for thoroughness and attention to detail in retirement planning especially for those within a decade of their planned retirement date A retirement planning checklist serves as a comprehensive review [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
March 12, 2024
SPIRITUAL BOTTOM LINE OVER FINANCIAL CONCERNS The true bottom line for believers in Jesus is our identity in Christ providing us peace and assurance that our sins are paid for as highlighted in the hymn Jesus paid it all This foundational truth encourages believers to rest in God's role as protector and provider alleviating worries about financial matters SCRIPTURAL ENCOURAGEMENTS AGAINST WORRY Matthew Jesus teaches not to worry about material needs emphasizing God's provision for all creation thus underscoring our value and God's care for us over our material concerns Numbers Highlights God's unchangeable and trustworthy nature contrasting human unreliability [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
March 07, 2024
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE AND ESTATE PLANNINGProverbs highlights the importance of acting with knowledge in all aspects of life including the preparation for inevitable events like death This preparation involves legal financial and personal readiness to ensure your wishes are honored and your loved ones are cared for IMPORTANCE OF UPDATED WILLS AND DIRECTIVESHaving updated wills is critical to ensure your wishes are followed after your death with legal powers of attorney and health care directives being equally important An estate attorney is necessary to prepare these documents representing an essential investment in your family's future well-being PREPARING FOR YOUR [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
February 28, 2024
BOOMER INFLUENCE ON HOUSING MARKET The current landscape of the housing market is significantly influenced by baby boomers particularly in terms of home ownership patterns and inventory distribution A substantial portion of large homes defined as those with three bedrooms or more is owned by baby boomers who are aged between to years old In contrast younger generations including millennials ages to and Gen Zers ages to possess a smaller share of large homes leading to a disparity in housing options Boomers' ownership status with many owning homes outright and having little financial incentive to sell contributes to the limited [... more]
Our American Stories
Lee Habeeb
February 27, 2024
On this episode of Our American Stories professional football began on the factory clock and bank loans and the first teams were bought for hundreds of dollars Hear how pioneers of American sports culture win or lose went all-in to make American Football the best and most dramatic game it could be Support the show https www ouramericanstories com donate See omnystudio com listener for privacy information [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
February 23, 2024
THE PARABLE OF THE RICH FOOL UNDERSTANDING STEWARDSHIP AND PRIDEIn Luke - Jesus tells a parable of a rich man who credits himself for his wealth planning to build larger barns for his abundant crops highlighting his self-reliance and pride BIBLICAL WARNINGS AGAINST PRIDE Corinthians questions what we have that we did not receive from God critiquing the notion of boasting about personal achievements Timothy - emphasizes contentment with what we have reminding us that we brought nothing into the world and can take nothing out Corinthians - instructs us to boast in the Lord not in ourselves for true [... more]
More Than Ink
Pastor Jim Catlin & Dorothy Catlin
February 17, 2024
Episode - Talent On Loan From God Feb by A Production of Main Street Church of Brigham City [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
February 13, 2024
LENDING MONEY TO CHILDREN FOR A HOUSE PURCHASE Rob discusses the reasons parents might consider lending money to their children for a house purchase such as reducing the interest the child must pay and helping if the child does not qualify for a mortgage due to debt-to-income ratio issues or insufficient credit history He emphasizes the importance of understanding the implications of lending versus gifting money the potential risks involved and ensuring any loan is legally documented Parents may lend to their children to save them from high interest rates or if they're unable to secure a loan due to [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
February 08, 2024
Art Rainer is author of the brand new book Money in the Light of Eternity What the Bible Says about Your Financial Purpose He's also a frequent contributor here at FaithFi EVERY SPENDING DECISION IS A SPIRITUAL DECISIONArt Rainer emphasizes Jesus' words that where one's treasure is their heart will also be The Bible with over verses on money shows its spiritual significance Managing money well reflects trust in God's promises and provision Trusting God with finances is as crucial as trusting Him with one's soul GOD'S PROMISES God promises to provide and bless those who give demonstrating His commitment [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
February 06, 2024
IMPACT OF COVID ON HOUSING MARKET AND RENT VS BUY DEBATEThere's no question that we're still feeling the impact of the COVID pandemic The COVID pandemic significantly disrupted the housing market increasing home prices and rental rates making it challenging for first-time home buyers Also during that time rental rates also skyrocketed In the age-old debate rent vs buy things have shifted CURRENT HOUSING MARKET CONDITIONS Skyhigh mortgage payments On average new mortgage payments are now higher than apartment rents the largest gap in years according to CBRE Low first-time home buyer activity Only of buyers were first-timers in the [... more]
The Adam Gold Show
Adam Gold
February 02, 2024
Josh Graham and Vashti Hurt on the Carolina Panthers press conference yesterday and their takeaways How was the first impression on Dave Canales as head coach Dan Morgan as general manager What is job for Dan Morgan What is it they need to decide when looking at players and roster adjustments Are Josh and Vashti feeling optimistic about the future Looking at the Duke vs UNC rivalry game this Saturday who do they believe will win this matchup in men rsquo s basketball [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 31, 2024
Leo Sabo is president of the Christian Stewardship Network and a Faith and Finance contributor He also knows a thing or two about starting a stewardship ministry THE FUNDAMENTAL IMPORTANCE OF STEWARDSHIP MINISTRIES IN CHURCHESBiblical Foundation Stewardship ministries are vital as they align with biblical teachings about money and possessions which are prevalent throughout the Bible Discipleship and Purpose These ministries guide congregants in using money as a tool for fulfilling their God-given calling and purposes emphasizing discipleship in financial matters STEPS FOR ESTABLISHING A STEWARDSHIP MINISTRY IN A CHURCH Securing Leadership Support Begin by gaining the church leadership's endorsement [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 30, 2024
Tim Macready is head of Global Multi-Asset Investing with BrightLight an EverSource Wealth Advisors Team HOW DID YOU BECOME INTERESTED IN AND A LEADER IN THE FAITH-BASED INVESTING MOVEMENT Tim grew up on the mission field and returned to Australia for studies initially working with pension plans His desire to do something meaningful led him to a faith-based pension fund in Sydney For years he has explored what it means to be a faithful steward of God's resources now working with pension funds investment advisors and families at the intersection of faith and investing CAN YOU EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 23, 2024
Mark Biller is executive editor at Sound Mind Investing an underwriter of this program WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO ALLOCATE YOUR PORTFOLIO OR REBALANCE IT Mark Biller explains that asset allocation refers to the distribution of investments across various asset types like stocks and bonds Portfolio rebalancing is the process of adjusting the portfolio back to its target allocation This is necessary because different investments perform differently over time causing the portfolio to drift from its intended allocation Rebalancing involves selling assets that have grown beyond their target percentage and buying those that are underrepresented to maintain the desired risk [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 22, 2024
Commit your work to the Lord and your plans will be established Proverbs Howard Dayton is the founder of Compass Finances God's Way and the former host of this program HOW DOES A SPENDING PLAN HELP WITH MANAGING YOUR MONEY AND REDUCING YOUR DEBT Howard founder of Compass Finances God's Way introduces the concept of a spending plan budget He explains that a spending plan is not just about restricting expenses but is a strategic tool that helps direct money towards achieving life goals and reducing debt The plan also controls impulse spending and is flexible enough to adjust as [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 18, 2024
Miriam Neff back on the program She's the founder and president of Widow Connection a ministry dedicated to helping women overcome and thrive after the loss of a husband She's also co-author with her daughter Valerie Neff Hogan of Wise Women Managing Money THE IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN UNDERSTANDING FINANCESMiriam Neff discusses the importance of women including widows and single moms understanding and managing finances She emphasizes that women manage over of wealth in the U S and this number is growing Every woman should understand finances regardless of their marital status It's crucial to acknowledge that all possessions are God's [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 16, 2024
INFLATION FELL There's something you need to understand about the inflation numbers you hear in the news such as Inflation fell to last month on an annualized basis Some folks think that means prices went down but it really only means that the rate of price increases has gone down INFLATION'S PERMANENT PRICE INCREASES A decrease in inflation rate means slower price increase not price reduction Even if inflation drops to zero the high prices from past inflation remain WAGE GROWTH NOT KEEPING UP WITH INFLATION A significant portion of workers report their wages haven't kept up with inflation leading [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 11, 2024
Art Rainer is Director of the Institute for Christian Financial Health which administers the Certified Christian Financial Counselor program WHAT DO CHRISTIAN FINANCIAL COUNSELORS DO Christian financial counselors aim to integrate God's design into financial decisions They guide individuals and couples through making wise financial choices establishing healthy financial habits and increasing biblical and financial literacy They help you understand and pursue God's design for money They guide you in wise decision-making and developing sound financial habits They increase your understanding of both biblical and financial principles WHO NEEDS A CHRISTIAN FINANCIAL COUNSELOR We actually have a list of signs [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 03, 2024
GOD'S WORD ON PAYING DEBTS Proverbs emphasizes the importance of paying back debts on time Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due when it is in your power to do it DEFINING GOOD CREDIT SCORES FICO scores range from to with a good score between and A very good score is between and and excellent is to Higher credit scores result in better interest rate offers from lenders IMPACT OF CREDIT SCORE ON LOANS AND INTEREST RATES A higher credit score can significantly reduce interest rates on mortgages personal loans and credit cards Example Raising a [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
January 01, 2024
NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS A survey of people highlights common resolutions diet exercise more save more spend less learn a new skill quit smoking find a new job and spend time with family and friends These resolutions are often hard to keep due to requiring significant lifestyle changes THE IMPORTANCE OF CHRISTIAN RESOLUTIONS For Christians resolutions should prioritize God's will and honor Him Success in resolutions is more likely when they align with God's will Examples of Christian resolutions include seeking God's guidance for resolutions and praying for wisdom and strength SCRIPTURAL GUIDANCE James encourages seeking God's wisdom If any of [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
December 26, 2023
The following is an encore presentation from God's Word contains dozens of verses about repaying debt but usually from the perspective of owing it to others Another example of this is Ecclesiastes It reads It is better that you should not vow than that you should vow and not pay We have to dig a little deeper to discern God's will for us when someone owes us money but one thing is very clear - the Lord expects us to act differently than the world For one thing if the one who owes you is a fellow believer you should [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
December 25, 2023
The following is an encore presentation from April is just hours away and it's one of our favorite months of the year That's because April is Financial Literacy Month This event began some two decades ago to raise awareness about the critical need for financial literacy It's just as important as learning to read and write We'll talk about that on Faith and Finance It's not quite April yet but we want to give you a head start on gaining financial literacy It's important because if you don't know how to set up a budget handle credit cards responsibly or [... more]
Dana Loesch Show
Dana Loesch
December 20, 2023
A report shows students still haven't returned to school after COVID shutdowns Meanwhile Biden is bribing swing voters with student loan bailouts Please visit our great sponsors All Family Pharmacyhttps allfamilypharma com danaSave with code DANA when you order today at https allfamilypharma com danaHillsdalehttps danaforhillsdale comMake your tax-deductible year end gift at DanaForHillsdale com today Nimi Skincarehttps nimiskincare comDon't compromise Use promo code DANA for your order Patriot Mobilehttps patriotmobile com danaGet a free activation with code DANA when you make the switch today Wise Food Storagehttp wisefoodstorage comBuy One Get One Free on select items when you type [... more]
Faith And Finance
Rob West
December 15, 2023
UNDERSTANDING TIME'S WORTH IN GOD'S PERSPECTIVE God values our time as evidenced by Psalm which states Teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom James reminds us of the fleeting nature of life saying You do not know what tomorrow will bring What is your life For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes Realizing the value of time can influence how we approach work and manage our finances CALCULATING REAL HOURLY WAGE To understand what our time on the job is really worth subtract taxes including Social [... more]
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