The MoneyWise

October 25, 2019
Secret Consumer Scores

Secret Consumer Scores

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...

Faith in God’s Provision

Faith in God’s Provision

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...

Lessons from the Widow’s Oil

Lessons from the Widow’s Oil

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...

Fun Facts About Money

Fun Facts About Money

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...

How to Spot a Great Contractor

How to Spot a Great Contractor

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...

Marketplace Evangelism

Marketplace Evangelism

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...

How to Use Your Emergency Fund

How to Use Your Emergency Fund

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...

Financial Fantasies

Financial Fantasies

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...

More Money, Less Joy?

More Money, Less Joy?

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...

Resolve to Pay Down Debt

Resolve to Pay Down Debt

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...

Christian New Year’s Resolutions

Christian New Year’s Resolutions

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...

Faith Financial Goals

Faith Financial Goals

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...

Do You Have a Health Care Directive?

Do You Have a Health Care Directive?

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...

God’s Will Is Not More Stuff

God’s Will Is Not More Stuff

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...

How to Avoid Multi-Level Marketing Pyramid Schemes

How to Avoid Multi-Level Marketing Pyramid Schemes

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...